Yuvraj's tough times after World Cup glory

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Published: Monday, April 2, 2012, 12:57 [IST]
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Life after WC has been tough: Yuvraj

New Delhi, Apr 2: A year since India emerged World Champs, stylish left-hander Yuvraj Singh, has experienced the most difficult phase of his life after being diagnosed with a rare germ cell cancer, who is currently recovering from the dreaded disease has said, he is looking forward to be back in action soon.

Yuvraj also said that life has changed after the World Cup and admits that he never expected to be diagnosed with cancer, and experience the toughest phase of life. Being at the peak of his career, he was diagnosed with a rare germ cell cancer, though it was treated at an early stage, had to witness a tough phase which put an indefinite break on his cricketing career.

"It (World Cup) did change everybody's life. I didn't expect that I would land up here after the World Cup but that's life," he said.

"I was at the peak of my career when I was diagnosed with cancer, but now I am treated and absolutely fine. I am thankful to my guruji, my mother. It has been a tough journey but I am lucky that the cancer was detected at an early stage and I got cured. Now I just want to live my life like a normal person, just want to celebrate life," he said.

The man of the tournament in the most prestigious World Cup, Yuvraj thanked his fans for supporting him during the most difficult phase of his life and wants to get back to the ground as early as possible.

"I can't thank everyone enough for all the prayers and wishes. I have been watching everyone praying across the cities back home for me. The support has been amazing, I couldn't have asked for more. I actually realised how loved I am," he said.

"I just want to tell all that I am good and will be back to normal health soon. I am looking forward to playing for India again."


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