Yuvraj thanks fans on Twitter, vows to come back stronger
Undergoing treatment in the United States for a tumour between his lungs, India all rounder Yuvraj Singh took some time out to thank his friends, fans and well wishers, on Twitter.
"Overwhelmed with the love and support people have given me, I feel joy in my heart that so many wishes. Will cure me! Iv read every tweet of Every fan who has wished me watched all videos ! Seen how many prayers are said in temples ! I thank you all from the bottom of my heart!" he tweeted.
Yuvraj also thanked sports minister Ajay Maken, Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah and Gujarat CM Narendra Modi for their 'kind words'.
Clearing the air on his physiotherapist Jatin Chaudhary, he tweeted, "I see a lot of peopl blaming jatin chaudhary but he is at no fault he only tried to help it was my decision to go with alternative medicine."
"I see few people trying to blame my guruji for delay and bcci ! Again wrong it was my decision ! The president and the members of bcci have bin a huge support in my tough times and because of them I'm getting the best treatment ! Thank you again bcci," he further tweeted.
The determined all rounder said he is recovering and will come back as a stronger man. "Thank you again to all my friends back home! I'm recovering well yes its tough but tough times don't last tough men do ! I will fight and come back as a stronger man cause I have the prayers of my nation ! Thank you to the media for there support and respecting my privacy."
Yuvraj also tweeted about meeting cyclist Lance Armstrong, who is also a cancer survivor, and taking inspiration from him.
"[Sic]and of course everyday I look forward to come back and wear my india jersey my india cap and represent my country again jai hind," he signed off.
While the 2011 ICC World Cup man of the tournament undergoes treatment in the US, we wish him speedy recovery.
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