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Yuvraj congratulates Kohli on match-winning knock

February 28, 2012 17:01 IST

Yuvraj Singh, recovering in the United States from a malignant tumour between his lungs, congratulated Virat Kohli on his stupendous unbeaten knock of 133, which helped India beat Sri Lanka in Hobart and stay in the hunt for a place in the finals of the ODI tri-series in Australia.

- Scorecard | Images from the match

The senior batsman in jest also advised Kohli to have "cheeky shake" for recovery after he scored 133 off only 86 balls.

"Chekoo kohli great inings ! Have a cheekoo shake for recovery before sleeping ! Goodnight @ImVkohli," Yuvraj wrote on his Twitter page.

Yuvraj is currently in Boston undergoing a second cycle of chemotherapy for cancer treatment.

Recently, former India captain Anil Kumble and Bollywood actor and TV anchor Rannvijay Singh paid him a visit at the rehabilitation centre in Boston.