New Delhi: Spirited and celebrated stylish left handed batsman Yuvraj Singh may soon be seen sending the white ball to the blue skies again as he did in the first version of ICC T-20 World Cup. The Indian middle order batsman has re-joined his mates on the 30 probable player's list for the forthcoming World Cup squad.
It would be the first time that Yuvraj may be seen on the field after battling it out against the dreadful disease of a rare germ cell Cancer. He was being treated in the US.
Speculations got winds after the cricketer was seen training in the nets after a long time.
He came back to nets after convalescing from cancer and was on Wednesday named in India's 30-member list of probables for the September-October World Twenty20 Championships to be hosted by Sri Lanka.
Classy off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has also been added to the 30 member squad. It must be stated here that the 32-years-old Singh was kept out for a long period due to his poor form.
Apart from iconic players, a number of youngsters have also succeeded to get space in the list. This includes all-rounder Mandeep Singh, wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha along with talented batsman Ambati Rayudu. The list was announced the BCCI secretary, Sanjay Jagdale here.
Pace bowler Laxmipathy Balaji, who last featured in an international match in the year 2009, was also part of the probable’s list
which will be adjoined to a 15-member squad at a later stage.
"To me a guy who has won the World Cup for us, deserves a comeback," chief selector Krishnamachari Srikkanth was quoted as saying over Yuvraj Singh’s inclusion in the squad.
The Squad: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, R. Ashwin, Pragyan Ojha, Umesh Yadav, Ashok Dinda, Ajinkya Rahane, Manoj Tiwary, Rahul Sharma, Vinay Kumar, Zaheer Khan, Yuvraj Singh, Robin Uthappa, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, Mandeep Singh, Piyush Chawla, Ravindra Jadeja, Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, Munaf Patel, Naman Ojha, Dinesh Karthik, Praveen Kumar, L Balaji.