Yuvraj Singh, Man of the Tournament in the 2011 ODI Cricket World Cup,
has been selected in the 15-member Indian squad for the World Twenty20 Championship by the selectors in Mumbai on Friday.
Yuvraj had last played for India in November 2011 before being diagnosed with a rare germ cell cancer. After treatment, Yuvraj has been working out at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore. He has been declared fit.
The World Twenty20 Championship event will be played in Sri Lanka from September 18 to October 7.
The Indian Squad for World T20 is :
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ashok Dinda, Manoj Tiwary, Zaheer Khan, Yuvraj Singh, Irfan Pathan, Piyush Chawla, Harbhajan Singh, L Balaji.