The Test of My Life: From Cricket to Cancer and Back

The Test of My Life: From Cricket to Cancer and Back
ISBN10: 818400298X
Pages: 189
Published: March 1st 2013 by RHI
Goodreads Rating: 4.39
Genre: Biography
Author: Yuvraj Singh

That day I cried like a baby not because I feared what cancer would do but because I didnt want the disease. I wanted my life to be normal, which it could not be.For the first time Yuvraj Singh tells the real story behind the 2011 World Cup when on-the-field triumph hid his increasingly puzzling health problems and worrying illnesses. In his debut book In Different Form, he will reveal how, plagued with insomnia, coughing fits that left him vomiting blood and an inability to eat, he made a deal with God on the night before the T20 final to give him the World Cup, in return for anything God wanted. He lays bare his fears, doubts and lows he experienced during chemotherapy when he lost energy, his appetite and his hair and battle to find the will to survive. Poignant, personal and moving, In Different Form, is about cancer and cricket but more importantly about the human will to fight adversity and triumph despite all odds.About the AuthorYuvraj Singh is a popular Indian cricketer and youth icon. He has been a member of the Indian cricket team since the past 12 years. He was the vice-captain of the ODI team from 2007 to 2008 and shot to fame when he hit six sixes in an over against England's Stuart Broad at the 2007 World Twenty20.

He was named the Man of the Tournament in the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

In 2011, he was diagnosed with cancer in his left lung and returned to India in April 2012 after undergoing treatment in the US. Yuvraj has been nominated for the prestigious Arjuna Award by BCCI for his performance in World Cup 2011and recently launched his cancer charity You We Can to raise awareness and help people with the illness. In Different Form, his debut book, will be a candid and intimate account of his journey through cancer in the background of the 2011 World Cup triumph.

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