New Delhi: Recuperating from a "non-malignant tumour" in his left lung, Yuvraj Singh said he is "absolutely fine" and would be returning to cricket very soon.
Yuvraj, 29, withdrew from the upcoming ODI series against the West Indies after it was revealved that he is being treated for a tumour in his left lung.
After his mother Shabnam made the revelation in a formal statement on Saturday, Yuvraj tweeted that he would be returning sooner rather than later.
"Overwhelmed with ur love n support. I am absolutely fine, just need to get match fitness and training, will be back soon," he tweeted.
Yuvraj has been troubled by health issues since the World Cup, which India won, and has not played much cricket after that. The Punjab batsman was also the Player of the Tournament in the quadrennial event.
"Reports and scans then showed us that Yuvraj was dealing with something really serious. A golf-ball size lump was found over his left lung and doctors advised us to go in for more detailed scans," his mother said in a statement on Saturday.