Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has been discharged from hospital after completing his third and final round of chemotherapy.
Singh, currently aged 30, has been in Boston since last month, was being treated for a rare form of germ cell cancer, known as seminoma.
Yuvraj Singh couldn’t contain his excitement about finishing his treatment, and via his Twitter account, said: “3rd chemo cycles over, back from hospital n I am free. Road to recovery starts now. Can’t wait to be back home.”
According to his doctors, Yuvraj, who is now bald, due to the effects of the treatment, said that he could be back on the field in the first week of May.
Yuvraj, also thanked everyone for all the good wishes via his Twitter account, saying: “Thank you 4 all ur love n wishes from the bottom of my heart I’m sure they have worked well with the doctors therapy.”
While undergoing his final round of treatment, Singh congratulated his teammate, Sachin Tendulkar, upon reaching his 100th century, and once again, via his Twitter account, said: “Overwhelmed and full of emotions Tendulkar take a bow What he has achieved is immeasurable and what he has done is unachievable@sachin_rt. He truly is the MASTER of his generation.”
Yuvraj has not played any form of competitive cricket since November last year, when India hosted the West Indies in three tests, however, Yuvraj only took part in two of the tests, before his health deteriorated.
Since making his debut in 2000, Yuvraj has scored 8,051 runs in 274 one-dayers and 1,775 runs in 37 Tests.
He was also part of the India squad that won the World Cup in 2011, and received the honour of being named the Player of the Tournament, for taking 15 wickets in nine matches, while also scoring 362 runs with the bat.
India cannot wait to have Yuvraj back in the team again since they are currently experiencing a tough time in their overseas tours.