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IPL 2018: Yuvraj Singh’s gesture for young fan fighting cancer is heartwarming

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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.

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.