Rohit Sharma visits cancer-afflicted kids

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Updated: Thursday, December 13, 2012, 12:19 [IST]
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Mumbai, Dec 6: India's Rohit Sharma on Wednesday interacted with children battling cancer at the Tata Memorial Hospital and expressed that it was disheartening to see kids suffering.

Rohit Sharma currently representing Mumbai in Ranji Trophy, added that he could understand their pain since he had observed Yuvraj Singh who also battled cancer.

"I have seen a cancer patient very closely, my friend Yuvraj Singh. I know what kind of disease it is. If kids are going through cancer, then it is sad. I will keep visiting the kids here," Sharma told reporters at Mumbai.

Rohit visits cancer-afflicted kids

"I have always had love for kids. Seeing such young kids battling for life is really disheartening to see. I am happy that I came here today," said Rohit Sharma.

Yuvraj was diagnosed with a rare germ cell cancer early this year. The World Cup winning hero underwent treatment for Cancer and made a strong comeback to the Indian Test squad against England after scoring consistently in domestic cricket.


Story first published:  Thursday, December 6, 2012, 17:43 [IST]
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