Feels like I`m going to play for India for the first time: Yuvraj Singh

Updated: Aug 10, 2012, 17:30 PM IST

Zeenews Sports Bureau

New Delhi: Yuvraj Singh who made a spectacular comeback into the Indian team today said that he felt like playing for the India for the first time.

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“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 (sic),” Yuvraj wrote on the micro-blogging site Twitter after being selected in the Indian team for the T20 World Cup.

He had this belief that he would again play for India after being diagnosed with cancer. “When I was diagnosed with cancer I always thought in my heart that one day I will come back and play for India.”

He also thanked BCCI, selectors, his family members, media and especially the people of the country who stood by him during the tough time. He also wrote that he could not wait playing for the India again.

“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 (sic) !!"

“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,” wrote the middle-order batsman who last played for India nine months back before being diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer.