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Kumble visits ailing Yuvraj in US

Last updated on: February 27, 2012 19:30 IST

Kumble visits ailing Yuvraj in US

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Recovering from a malignant tumour between his lungs in the United States, star India cricketer Yuvraj Singh was paid a "surprise" visit by former skipper Anil Kumble.

"It was so nice of jumbo to surprise me! Great motivation and a happy day spent with the legend," Yuvraj wrote on his twitter page, besides posting a picture of the two of them at the United States.Last Saturday, actor and good friend, Ranvijay Singh also had paid him a visit."

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@RannvijaySingha came all the way to see me! Means a lot!," Yuvi had tweeted.

They later watched comedy film Andaz Apna Apna together.The left-handed batsman had earlier written on his page that his tumour was almost out of his system.

-Get well soon, Yuvi!

"Got very good news from dr lawrence today! The tumor is almost way out of the system Aftr reading my todays scan! Second cycle has started," he had tweeted.


Photographs: Courtesy @yuvsingh09

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Yuvraj expects to be back on the field in May

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Yuvraj, who has been in Boston since last month, is expected to be back on the field in May, according to his doctor Dr Einhorn, who also treated legendary cyclist Lance Armstrong, who had suffered from testicular cancer in 1996.

The 30-year-old Yuvraj's second cycle of chemotherapy has started and the process of rehabilitation will start in April.

The Punjab cricketer has not played competitive cricket since taking part in two of three home Tests against the West Indies in November after being diagnosed with the illness.


Photographs: Courtesy @yuvsingh09

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