Modi sad to hear about ill-health of Yuvraj

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he was sad to hear about the ill-health of India`s ace cricketer Yuvraj Singh, and expressed hope that he would play again for the nation.

"Sad to hear about ill-health of Yuvraj Singh. He is a fighter and I am sure he`ll come out of it very soon and play again for India," Modi, said on the micro-blogging site twitter.

Yuvraj Singh, who played a stellar role in India`s ODI World Cup triumph last year, has been diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing treatment in the United States.

The 30-year-old left-hander, Yuvraj, was Player of the Tournament in the World Cup last year with 362 runs, 15 wickets and four Man-of-the-Match awards.