New Delhi, Feb 5: Dashing left-hander batsman Yuvraj Singh has been diagnosed with lung cancer, according to his physio Jatin Choudhary who confirmed this news to a T.V channel on Sunday. The star all-rounder is undergoing chemotherapy in the US.
Jatin Choudhary told Star News that Yuvraj is suffering from cancer, he also said that it has been detected in first stage and his chemotherapy will continue till march. He left on January 26 to the US to undergo treatment.
Choudhary told Headlines today channel that Yuvraj is undergoing treatment at the cancer institute in Boston and the disease is in its first stage.
It was first known on November 26 when his mother, Shabnam, announced that he had a "non-malignant tumour" in his left lung. But it has now been diagnosed as malignant.
Player of the Tournament in the 2011 World Cup, Yuvraj, who played his last ODI in the World Cup final and he had asked BCCI not to consider him for selection for the ODI series against West Indies but played two Tests against the same opponents at home and was ruled out of IPL season 5.
Yuvraj was last seen on a cricket field on January 12 in a practice match at M Chinaswamy stadium in Bangalore. He was hoping to return to the national team for the Australia tour but was completely fit to win back his spot. A few days later he was out of IPL also. Yuvraj captained the Pune Warriors in IPL 2011.