Ganguly advises Yuvraj not to rush comeback

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Published: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 11:21 [IST]
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Ganguly urges Yuvraj not to rush return

Mohali, Apr 12: Pune Warriors' skipper, Sourav Ganguly has advised World Cup hero and regular skipper of Warriors Yuvraj Singh to take enough rest and not rush his comeback to competitive cricket.

Yuvraj returned to India on April 9, after completing his three cycles of chemotherapy for a rare germ cell cancer in a Cancer Institute at Boston, US.

"Whether we win or not, my whole team is for Yuvraj Singh. He is a dear friend and has been my colleague. Obviously, we all have special feelings for him," he said about Yuvraj, who captained the Warriors in the last season and has played alongside Ganguly in the Indian team.

Yuvraj who is expected to cheer the Pune Warriors team during Thursday's clash against Kings XI Punjab.

"What's most important for all of us is to see him first. Cricket is not the most important thing at this present moment. It's important that he stays fit, recovers and leads a healthy life before he even thinks of coming back to the park," he said.

Yuvraj, during his first media interaction on Wednesday said, "I am thankful to god that I got my life back."

The left-hander spoke about the toughest phase of his life, during his stay in US for the treatment for a rare germ cell cancer.

Yuvraj, recovering from the ailment, is expected to return to the cricket field in two months.


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