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Feels like it's first time playing for India: Yuvi

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Published: Friday, August 10, 2012, 17:24 [IST]

Yuvraj Singh with his mom
Bangalore, Aug 10: Yuvraj Singh, who on Friday was recalled to the Indian team for the ICC World Twenty20 2012, has said that it "feels like I am going to play for India for first time."

Yuvraj, who battled a rare germ-cell cancer and underwent chemotherapy in the US, has been out of cricket action for nearly a year.

He has resumed at the National Cricket Academy (NCA).

Yuvraj (@YUVSTRONG12) tweeted on Friday: "Can't explain how I feel ! Feels like I'm going to play for india for the first time!want to thank a lot of people."

He continued: "Specially bcci and selectors for showing their faith in me my friends and family my fans and media ! Its a special day for me"

"When I was diagnosed with cancer I always thought in my heart that one day I will come back and play for india

And I hope the almighty wil give me another chance in life to do so! So here I am ready to represent my country once again its a huge honour."

"And this would not have been possible without the wishes and prayers of the loved ones and dear fans !! I can't wait to step on the field. and wave the indian flag ! Iv worked very hard and will go all out in this month to prepare for the t20 w cup! Jai hind !!."

Yuvraj is also part of the Indian team for two T20Is against New Zealand on September 8 and 11.

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Story first published: Friday, August 10, 2012, 17:24 [IST]
Topics: yuvraj singh, icc world twenty20 2012, team india, bcci