Visakhapatnam: Hours before his first match in over 10 months, cricketer Yuvraj Singh said that this would be the biggest day in his life since the World Cup final last April.
"I guess this would be my biggest day after world cup final. I'm really overwhelmed with the love and support of everyone who have send me wishes," said Yuvraj on twitter account @YUVSTRONG12.
Yuvraj recently recovered from a life threatening rare germ cell cancer.
"On the field ! I just expect to enjoy the moment and hopefully lot of awareness will spread through youwecan today! The message I want to send today." ( Yuvraj Zone )
The Punjab cricketer will play for India for the first time since November 2011 when he takes guard against New Zealand Saturday in the first of the two-match Twenty20 series here.
The 30-year-old thanked the people involved in his recovery.
"Few hours to go till I wear my favourite jersey. To my mom, my friends, my fans this would not have been possible. Thanks for your love and courage. Through various channels from dr ianhorn to a layman every one has bin an imp person in my comeback! Thnks to bcci and nca for getting me bak," he added. (Also see: I am more nervous than Yuvi, says mother)
He also gave a out a message to his fans on the social networking site tweeting: "Is that if yuvi can u can fight cancer and come back wher u belong ! So shout youwecan today all those who u survivors and r goin to survive. And for the cancer society ! See u on the field and I hope it doesn't rain."
Match starts at 1900 hrs (IST). (Read preview here)