July 18, 2012
Yuvraj Singh was named in the 30-man preliminary squad announced by BCCI for the World Cup T20 which will be held in Sri Lanka starting from September. Yuvraj, who recently recovered from a rare cancer, had stated his desire to get fit for the World Cup.
Also named in the squad was Harbhajan Singh, who has fallen out of favour with the selectors after a string of poor performances in the last 2 seasons.
The squad: Dhoni, Sehwag, Gambhir, Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Raina, Ashwin, Ojha, Umesh Yadav, Ashok Dinda, Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Sharma, Vinay Kumar, Zaheer Khan, Uthappa, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan Mandeep Singh, Piyush Chawla, Ravindra Jadeja, Shikar Dhawan, Harbhajan Singh, Munaf Patel, Naman Ojha, Dinesh Karthik, Praveen Kumar, L Balaji
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