Yuvraj Singh returns to India on April 9

The 30-year-old Yuvraj, who will return to the country on Monday, was discharged on March 18 from a hospital in the United States

By CricketCountry Staff


New Delhi: Apr 6, 2012

Ailing Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh is set to return back to India on April 9 after undergoing cancer treatment in USA.

Yuvraj is likely to address the media on April 11 and would probably share the details of his treatment in USA along with his future plans, was reported by Zeenews.com.

The Player of the tournament of ICC 2011 World CUp, is currently in London. He was diagnosed with a rare sort of germ cell cancer between his two lungs. He was being treated at Boston’s Cancer Institute in America.

The 30-year-old Yuvraj, who will return to the country on Monday, was discharged on March 18 from a hospital in the United States.

Earlier, Yuvraj’s received an inspiring video message from his “real life hero” Lance Armstrong — the cycling legend whose own successful battle with cancer is well-documented.

“Very special and inspiring message from my real life hero,” tweeted Yuvraj along with a link to the message from the cyclist who won the Tour de France a record seven consecutive times after having survived testicular cancer.

In the 19-second video, Armstrong urged Yuvraj to keep moving forward optimistically.

“Hi Yuvi, I am Lance Armstrong and welcome home. Man you have got one big following, I have heard about you every hour of every day since you have been diagnosed. We are pulling for you, so glad you are healthy now. Have a great life, don’t look back, live strong buddy,” said the 40-year-old American.