My passion for the game motivates me to keep coming back, says Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh says he always knew he would be back to his best when his body and mind were in sync.

updated: September 16, 2013 12:41 IST
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Bangalore: After scoring a century and leading India A to a 77-run win against West Indies A in Bangalore on Sunday (September 15), Yuvraj Singh gave the impression of a man who had a single-minded focus on getting his career back to the dizzy heights it had scaled in the first half of 2011.

Over the past 12 months, Yuvraj has made a comeback after a fight with a rare germ-cell cancer, regained and lost his place in the Test side, and lost his place in the One-Day International side too. His fitness had become a concern and a poor show in Indian Premier League VI resulted in his exclusion from the Champions Trophy and the tri-series in the West Indies. (Read: The return of the king of sixes)

Yuvraj then went to France with Zaheer Khan, and worked with Tim Exeter, a leading private physical trainer, for six weeks. Sunday was his first foray back onto the cricket field, and the fruits of his labour were there for all to see.

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