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Recovering Yuvraj set to return to India on Monday

April 08, 2012 15:14 IST

Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who is recuperating in London after undergoing chemotherapy for a rare germ cell cancer between his lungs, will return to the country on Monday.

"finally the day has come ! i am going home tomorrow ! cant wait , excited to see my friends and family ..see you india!! mera bharat mahan!" Yuvraj tweeted.

Yuvraj SinghBut the 30-year-old batsman is not expected to play for a few more months.

After being diagnosed with the disease, Yuvraj underwent three sessions of chemotherapy and was discharged from his hospital in the United States last month.

He is expected to announce his future plans and details about treatment that he underwent after returning to the country.

Recently, Yuvraj met Sachin Tendulkar in London who had gone there to get a check up on a toe injury.

Yuvraj missed the entire Australian tour and will miss the Indian Premier League season 5 due to his ailment.

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