Yuvraj Singh glad to be included in India's T20 World Cup squad

All-rounder Yuvraj Singh makes a comeback within months of his recovery from a rare germ cell cancer. Getty Images

By CricketCountry Staff

Mumbai: Aug 10, 2012

Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has expressed delight over his selection in the squad for the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka.

The cricketer tweeted, “Can t explain how I feel! Feels like I’m going to play for India for the first time! Want to thank a lot of people”

The southpaw on Friday was named in the Indian squad for T20 World Cup, four months after he was treated for a rare germ-cell tumour between his lungs.

Yuvraj thanked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Indian selectors for keeping faith in him.

He said,” Specially BCCI and selectors for showing their faith in me, my friends and family, my fans and the media! It s a special day for me.”

The cricketer said he was always confident of wearing the Indian jersey again despite being treated for Cancer.

“When I was diagnosed with cancer I always thought in my heart that one day I will come back and play for India,” Yuvraj said.

Video: Yuvraj Singh back in the Indian squad for World T20