NEW DELHI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday picked Yuvraj Singh for the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.
The 30-year-old left-hander, treated for a rare germ-cell tumour between his lungs, was named in a 15-man squad for the tournament to be played from September 18 to October 7.
Yuvraj was declared man of the tournament in India's 50-over World Cup triumph last year, scoring 362 runs and taking 15 wickets in nine matches.
The squad also includes off-spinner Harbhajan Singh.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt), Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Irfan Pathan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Zaheer Khan, Lakshmipathy Balaji, Ashok Dinda, Rohit Sharma, Piyush Chawla, Harbhajan Singh, Manoj Tiwary. SAMAA/AGENCIES