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Irfan Pathan praises Yuvraj the fighter

New Delhi: Good wishes continued to pour in for Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who is recovering after undergoing treatment for a rare germ cell cancer, with Indian pacer Irfan Pathan saying that his teammate is not just a fighter on the cricket field but also in real life.

“He is a fighter in cricket and on the field. And he is a fighter in a real life too. The whole world is praying for him,” the IPL team Delhi Daredevils` pacer said here.

Yuvraj returned to India on Monday after undergoing three cycles of chemotherapy in the United States. Pathan wished Yuvraj a speedy recovery. “I`m praying for his complete recovery and am going to meet him soon. My whole family is praying and everyone want him on the ground,” Irfan said.

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Irfan, who is back after being sidelined for two years due to a back injury, said he is happy with the way his return has turned out so far. “I`m only focusing on one thing which is contributing to the team and I`m sure that I would give my best. I`m getting better day by day and I`m struggling to become better. Cricket is the best education for me… It`s been nine years since I`ve been learning, but for the past two years I`m feeling the change… it is a very good feeling,” he added.

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