Yuvraj Singh set to play 300th ODI: A look at his career in the 50-over format

With Indian star Yuvraj Singh set to play in his 300th ODI against Bangladesh on Thursday, here's a timeline of his career in the format.

Sport360 staff
by Sport360 staff
14th June 2017

article:14th June 2017

Yuvraj Singh, since making his one-day international (ODI) debut in 2000, has been one of India’s biggest match-winners in the 50-over format of the game.

As Yuvraj is all set to play in his 300th ODI match, we have a look at his career so far (which can be seen in the gallery above).


So far in his ODI career, the 35-year-old has played 299 matches, scoring 8622 runs at an average of 36.84 and a strike rate of 87.81 with 14 centuries. He has also made useful contributions with the ball and in the field, with 111 wickets and 93 catches to his name.

He was named as the Player of the Tournament when India won the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011.

One must note that this won’t be his 300th ODI for India though, as he played three matches for Asia XI in 2007.

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Yuvraj Singh set to play 300th ODI: A look at his career in the 50-over format

With Indian star Yuvraj Singh set to play in his 300th ODI against Bangladesh on Thursday, here's a timeline of his career in the format.

Yuvraj Singh scored 84 and was named the Player of the Match against Australia in just his 2nd ODI.

Yuvraj Singh scored 84 and was named the Player of the Match against Australia in just his 2nd ODI.

Yuvraj's 121-run partnership with Mohammad Kaif guided India to a famous win over England at Lord's in the NatWest Series final.

Yuvraj's 121-run partnership with Mohammad Kaif guided India to a famous win over England at Lord's in the NatWest Series final.

Yuvraj's 62 vs South Africa helped India reach the final of the 2002 ICC Champions Trophy (India were joint-winners as the final was rained out).

Yuvraj's 62 vs South Africa helped India reach the final of the 2002 ICC Champions Trophy (India were joint-winners as the final was rained out).

Yuvraj was part of the Indian team that reached the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2003.

Yuvraj was part of the Indian team that reached the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2003.

Yuvraj scored a brilliant 139 from just 122 deliveries against Australia at Sydney in January 2004.

Yuvraj scored a brilliant 139 from just 122 deliveries against Australia at Sydney in January 2004.

Yuvraj with one of the best knocks of his ODI career, scoring an unbeaten 138 off 78 deliveries against England in November 2008.

Yuvraj with one of the best knocks of his ODI career, scoring an unbeaten 138 off 78 deliveries against England in November 2008.

Yuvraj played a starring role as India won the World Cup in 2011.

Yuvraj played a starring role as India won the World Cup in 2011.

To go with the World Cup triumph, Yuvraj was named as the Player of the Tournament.

To go with the World Cup triumph, Yuvraj was named as the Player of the Tournament.

Yuvraj was diagnosed with germ cell tumour and recovered from it in 2012.

Yuvraj was diagnosed with germ cell tumour and recovered from it in 2012.

Yuvraj made a return to international cricket in September 2012 (he would make his comeback in ODIs in December that year).

Yuvraj made a return to international cricket in September 2012 (he would make his comeback in ODIs in December that year).

Yuvraj suffered a slump in form and was dropped from the ODI team after a series against South Africa in 2013-14.

Yuvraj suffered a slump in form and was dropped from the ODI team after a series against South Africa in 2013-14.

Yuvraj made a return to ODIs after more than three years against England in 2017 and registered his highest ODI score of 150 in the 2nd match.

Yuvraj made a return to ODIs after more than three years against England in 2017 and registered his highest ODI score of 150 in the...