Yuvraj Singh recently announced his retirement from cricket with his wife Hazel
Keech by his side, thus ending a phenomenal career that spanned from 2003 to
2017. Yuvraj Played 40 tests, 304 ODIs and 58 T20 Internationals for India. In 2007
he hit 6 sixes consecutively against Stuart Broad of England, which brought him
instant fame. He would always be remembered for his astounding performance
when India brought its second World Cup home in 2011.
After the team came home with the World Cup it emerged he had been battling
cancer during his brilliant stint and soon he went overseas for treatment, he
followed it up with training in France and came back with a bang.
His wife, Hazel Keech, shared a heartfelt message on Instagram, congratulating
her husband oh his achievements in his career and she wrote: And, with that, its
the end of an era. Be proud of yourself husband, now onto the next chapter…. love
How Yuvraj Singh met Hazel Keech
Yuvraj Singh met Hazel Keech at a party in 2011. He loved her smile and she
pretended not to notice him. Bodyguard had released that year and she was a
star. Yuvraj said, “I asked her at least 8 times to have coffee with me but she
That same year he was diagnosed with cancer. He went to US for his treatment.
Destiny had plans for them
In 2014 Yuvraj found Hazel on Angad Bedi’s Facebook profile. He sent her a friend
request and it took her 3 months to accept it.
Yuvraj had already told Angad: “Don’t even talk to her, she is mine.” He proposed
her on a vacation in Bali. “I am not romantic. I was nervous,” said Yuvraj.
About each other
They tied the knot in 2016. Hazel said: “In 2014 when he was called back to the
India team I saw him crying. I realized then what cricket means to him.”
Yuvraj said: “Hazel is a genuine honest person who knows the real me.”
The loved-up couple look forward to spending quality time together after his
recent retirement from cricket.