We Had No Idea What Yuvraj Singh Was Going Through

We Had No Idea What Yuvraj Singh Was Going Through


Former India pacer, Ashish Nehra reveals that the staff members had no concept that Yuvraj Singh was battling most cancers throughout the 2011 World Cup. Months after India gained the trophy, the all-rounder revealed that he’s fighting most cancers and would want to depart the sphere quickly; he got here again stronger and made it again to the nationwide aspect as properly.

Ashish Nehra says that Yuvraj, who was the Man of the Tournament within the World Cup, had earlier felt the signs of the sickness, but it surely wasn’t taken too significantly and he focussed on cricket and the World Cup. The pacer lauds Yuvraj to drag off essential performances all through the event regardless of being not match.

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We Had No Idea What Yuvraj Singh Was Going Through - Ashish Nehra On The All-Rounder's Struggle With Cancer During 2011 World Cup
Yuvraj Singh. Image-Twitter

“I had no idea he was going through pain. When we were playing the West Indies in Chennai, he was telling he was feeling tired. I told him, ‘go and sleep, you will be fine. Switch on the AC’. Even after the World Cup, when he told me in Bangalore, where I was doing rehab, I told him, ‘come let’s have biryani’. We had no idea what he was going through. Credit to him, he managed to pull off,” Ashish Nehra informed Cricketnext.

Whichever method I might assist the staff, I used to be completely happy: Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra was dominated out of the ultimate towards Sri Lanka attributable to an harm; he had picked up a few wickets within the semi-final towards Pakistan in Mohali. While the left-arm seamer performed solely 3 matches within the event, his efficiency within the semis was very important to e-book a ticket for the ultimate.

Ashish Nehra
Ashish Nehra (Image Credit: Twitter)

The 41-year-old says he was completely happy carrying drinks for the staff and assist the gamers in any method he might, as there was no level in lamenting over his harm which dominated him out of the ultimate. He didn’t play any ODI after that for India however remained within the T20I aspect earlier than saying retirement in 2017.

“I got here to know 48 hours earlier than the ultimate that I used to be not enjoying. When I left Chandigarh, I left pondering I’d play the ultimate however my hand bought so huge that it wanted surgical procedure. By that point, I had sufficient expertise, I used to be nearing 32, and I used to be a part of the World Cup earlier than additionally (in 2003).

“No point now in sitting and crying that I could not play the World Cup final. Whichever way I could help the team, I was happy. I knew I could not go inside the field. I knew I could not field. At least I could serve water to the players. I moved on,” he additional added.

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