The Indian cricket board has wished Yuvraj Singh, who is currently undergoing treatment for lung cancer in the United States, a speedy recovery.
"Yuvraj Singh is presently undergoing treatment for his medical condition. The BCCI wishes him a speedy recovery," BCCI Secretary Sanjay Jagdale said in a statement.
"The BCCI is in touch with Yuvraj's family members. They have been inundated with calls from the media over the past few days," he said.
The BCCI also requested the media to not disturb Yuvraj and his family while he was recovering.
"His family values the affection and concern the media has for Yuvraj. The Board would like to appeal to the media to respect the privacy of Yuvraj and his family members, at this critical juncture," the BCCI said.
Earlier, Yuvraj's father Yograj Singh thanked the Indian Board for insisting Yuvraj to undergo further check-ups in the US. (Read full story here)