The world cricket saw a standstill after the 2011 World Cup when Yuvraj Singh was diagnosed with cancer. The legendary batsman has defeated cancer and came back with a blast after his recovery. Recently, Yuvi pledges to help those fighting with cancer on National Cancer Survivor’s Day.
“When life gives you a 2nd chance, it should be used for the greatest good,” the former India batsman wrote in his caption on a photo that he shared on Instagram. “Being a survivor, I know the pain & agony of fighting cancer,” he added. “On #CancerSurvivorsDay I once again pledge to take care of those who are battling cancer,” he further wrote.
He finished off the post in his style and wrote a motivational quote. “Don’t give up.” ever since his survival from cancer, the southpaw has formed an NGO called “YouWeCan” which works for the better empowerment of cancer survivors and spreads awareness about the disease.
Yuvraj Singh was diagnosed with a tumour in his left lung after the 2011 World Cup. He had taken 15 wickets and scored 362 runs in the tournaments. He was given the Player of the Tournament award.
He was treated in Boston and Indianapolis and returned in April 2012 to India. On his 37th birthday, 2018 Yuvi pledged to take care of 25 children suffering from cancer. Today, Yuvi pledges to help those fighting cancer and is looked up to for his social activities.
Recently Yuvi came to limelight when an FIR was lodged against him for his casteist remark on Chahal. He apologised soon after and won the heart of his fans.