Indore: Kings XI Punjab player Yuvraj Singh met an 11-year-old boy suffering from cancer and gifted him a bag, cap and a team jersey signed by players, a team spokesperson said today. Singh had yesterday met Rocky Dubey at the Holkar stadium here during the team’s practice session.
11 year old Rocky, who’s suffering from cancer met with his idol @YUVSTRONG12 who spent some time with the young champ.
— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) May 10, 2018
A family member of the 11-year-old said that Rocky was suffering from blood cancer since he was a one-year-old. He informed that Rocky was admitted to a hospital today for a bone marrow transplant.
A spokesperson for the IPL team said that Rocky was a budding cricketer and was a fan of the stylish southpaw. He said that Singh wished the youngster a speedy recovery and good health. Singh himself is a cancer survivor.
The Kings XI Punjab team is in the city to play match 44 of this season’s IPL against Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday.