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Ignored Yuvraj Singh finds place in MCC squad

Last updated on: January 30, 2015 11:52 IST

Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh of Rest of the World walks off. Photograph: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images

Indian big-hitting batsman Yuvraj Singh was not able to cement his place in the 2015 World Cup squad and was subsequently left out of the probables list.

But the left-hander has been included in the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) squad to play in March's Emirates Twenty20 tournament in Dubai.

He was instrumental in India’s World Cup triumph at home in 2011 and will join former England skipper Alastair Cook, Michael Carberry and Nick Compton in the MCC squad for the tournament, which includes English county sides Lancashire, Yorkshire and Sussex.

Commenting on being selected, Yuvraj said that he was very excited about being part of the squad for the tournament, adding that there were some great players in the squad so they stand a good chance of winning the competition.

The 2011 World Cup ‘Player of the tournament’ played against the MCC last year, scoring 132 for the Rest of the World XI in the Lord's Bicentenary match.