Yuvraj Singh's illness saddens Narendra Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh is a fighter and he will play for India sooner AFP

Ahmedabad: Feb 5, 2012

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said he was sad to hear about the ill-health of India’s ace cricketer Yuvraj Singh and expressed hope that he would play again for the country.

“Sad to hear about ill-health of Yuvraj Singh. He is a fighter and I am sure he’ll come out of it very soon and play again for India,” Modi wrote in his twitter account.

Yuvraj, who played a stellar role in India’s ODI World Cup triumph last year, has been diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy in the United States.

The 30-year-old left-hander was adjudged the Player of the tournament in the World Cup last year with 362 runs, 15 wickets and four Man-of-the-Match awards. (PTI)

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