Yuvraj Singh promises cancer survivor that he will hit six sixes again and gave some vital tips to 17 young kids, who fought their own battles against the dreaded disease, during an interaction here with the children. OPPO, Smartphone brand invited 17 cancer survivor children from Delhi’s Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre (RGCIRC) along with YouWeCan Foundation to witness Yuvraj Singh’s home ground match on Sunday versus Sunrisers, Hyderabad in Mohali. The Indian star cricketer Yuvraj Singh interacted with the children before the start of the match.
Kings XI Punjab VS Sunrisers Hyderabad, Yuvraj Singh who scored a fastest 24 ball-42 against the Kings XI Punjab to guide his IPL franchise, Sunrisers Hyderabad to a seven-wicket victory was a part of a charitable event that was conducted in Mohali on sunday. A cancer survivor himself, India’s 2011 World Cup winning hero Yuvraj Singh was seen giving some essential tips to 17 children who had fought a long battle with the potentially life-threatening disease.
When a young kid asked Yuvraj if he will again hit those six sixes, the 34-year-old who hails from Chandigarh, said, “You pray, I will hit six sixes again.”
Yuvraj Singh, however, said he doesn’t know how he hit those six sixes. “Many years have passed since then.”
" You pray, I will hit six sixes again " ~ Yuvraj Singh
— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) May 16, 2016
Yuvraj’s six sixes in an over remains one of the most cherished moments in Indian cricket, and the six sixes came against England’s Stuart Broad in a Twenty20 World Cup match in 2007 in South Africa. Yuvraj Singh was again instrumental in India’s 2011 ODI World Cup victory after a gap of 28 years, and was announce Man of the Series for his magnificent effort in the tournament. However, it was the same year that saw him diagnosed with cancer. The star battled cancer and recovered, and has returned to be part of the Indian T20 squad again.
Yuvraj Singh had set the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 on fire when he hit England pacer Stuart Broad for six sixes in an over.
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