Yuvraj Singh happy to prove a point in series against West Indies A

Yuvraj Singh was included in the 15-member squad for the one-off T20 and first three ODIs against Australia © IANS

Kolkata: Oct 1, 2013

Comeback man Yuvraj Singh on Tuesday said he has “proved a point” by forcing his way back into the national cricket team on the back of some impressive displays against the West Indies ‘A’ and in the NKP Salve Challenger Trophy.

“I got the opportunity to play India A versus West Indies A matches and proved the point,” Yuvraj said.

The mercurial left-handed all-rounder has been included in the 15-man squad for the Twenty20 International and the first three matches in the seven-match ODI series against Australia at home.

India play the T20 game against Australia at Rajkot on October 10. And the ODI series begins in Pune on October 13.

Expressing happiness over his return, Yuvraj it has been hard coming back with 200 per cent fitness.

“I am looking forward to playing for India. I worked pretty hard and am hopeful that coming back would make a difference,” Yuvraj said on the sidelines of a programme here.

When enquired about his mother’s reaction he said, “I think mom would be the happiest person.”