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The Test Of My Life From Cricket To Cancer And Back is the heart-warming and inspirational tale of cricketer Yuvraj Singh’s battle with the dreaded disease and how he was able to overcome this traumatic phase in his life.
Summary Of The Book
The Test Of My Life From Cricket To Cancer And Back is a book that provides its readers with insights into the most traumatic period in the life of cricketer Yuvraj Singh, as he struggled to come to terms with the fact that he was afflicted with cancer. The victory of the 2011 ICC World Cup receded far into the background in the light of this new development in Yuvraj’s life.
The cricketer, who had recently been in the spotlight for his phenomenal performance in the World Cup, had to now see the world crumbling before him as he dealt with chemotherapy and its numerous adverse effects. What started off as frequent bouts of illness and insomnia, along with a persistent cough that caused him to vomit blood, had eventually been diagnosed as cancer. The author talks about the chemotherapy treatment, and how he lost his hair and appetite.
The Test Of My Life From Cricket To Cancer And Back is a heart-rending story that never fails to grip the attention of its readers. Filled with varied emotions, doubts, and fears, the book is a captivating story of how a human being can fight to survive, even in the toughest of circumstances. Yuvraj Singh also speaks about Youwecan, which is an NGO that helps patients with cancer.
About The Authors
The author of this book, Yuvraj Singh, is a renowned cricketer from India. Singh was born on the 12th of December, 1981, in Chandigarh, India. He completed his schooling from DAV Public School, Chandigarh. Since the year 2000, he has been a part of the ODI Indian cricket team, and started playing test matches since 2003. Singh was presented with the Man Of The Tournament award for his extraordinary performance during the 2011 Cricket World Cup. In the year 2012, Singh was also presented with the Arjuna Award by President Pranab Mukherjee. This award is the highest sport award in the country. In the year 2011, he was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor, and was treated in the US. He recovered and returned to play cricket in the latter part of 2012.
Sharda Ugra is a well-known journalist from India. Through the course of her 22 year long career as a journalist, Ugra has worked in several forms of media, which include news magazines, broadsheets, tabloids, as well as radio, when she worked at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. She currently holds the position of the Senior Editor at ESPNcricinfo.
Nishant Singh Arora is a former journalist from India and current manager of Yuvraj Singh.
|Publisher||Ebury Press/ Random House India|
|Number of Pages||232 Pages|
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Mar 27, 2013
A extra ordinary saga of a World cup winner cancer survivor ..truly inspirational!!
Mar 20, 2013
All the Best YouWeCan... You Rocks...It was really touching story and words....
Jun 19, 2013
A cricketer's biography that is not about cricket... Contrary to what u might believe this book is deeper than what u might have thought... he bares his life open in his story... starting from childhood he doesnt shy away from his troubled growing up years with parental fights, father's expectations, how he neglected early signs of cancer and the shock of diagnosis, and how he coped up with it.. esp the sufferings he faced which people never knew, his doubts of future parenthood etc.... will move u emotionally in many chapters... A good book that needs to be read at ease and ingrained to have an effect on ur life... As Sachin says PURE INSPIRA… (Expand)
Mar 23, 2013
YouWeCanThis is not a biography, nor a cricket memoir. This is a simple story, about a young cricketer, his journey to international cricket. We jump to WC 2011, where Yuvi was Man of the tournament, yes that is indeed a very big thing(for the non cricket people)The problems with health already existed, but the WC and cricket mean so much in India that Yuvi did not pay much heed. We are introduced to a very new side of this amazing all rounder. He bowls you out with this book and it is more of an emotional story of a man who fought cancer, won over it and now is devoting substantial time inspiring oth… (Expand)
Mar 19, 2013
Fantastic and an inspiring book!!!!!This is a story of a strong fightback in life. It is pure inspiration for all its readers.
Sep 27, 2014
Truly Inspiring!Before you jump to the conclusion that Yuvi's (as he is largely known as) cancer story is inspiring, you should know that he ignored his cancer symptoms for way too long and that part should never be considered as an inspiration. Having said that, this book portray's the real pain, agony and the vast stretch of patience he showcased through his entire cancer journey. And am guessing he has come out much wiser now, much more than ever before.
May 2, 2013
The Story Of a PrinceThis Book is not just a Book It's a Story about a man and experiences . Its the Best biography you will ever find .the quotes are very soul touching .
Mar 23, 2013
Thankyou FlipkartI Pre-ordered this book from flipkart and as flipkart promised the book had autograph of Yuvi... I was so excited... Thank you flipkart..............Thanks a lot.............
Jul 22, 2014
This product was not delivered to me.Hahaha Really I don't know why I was getting suggestion to review this book. Actually I placed order for this book but I never got it. Message use to come from Flipkart side that product will be delivered today or will be delivered tomorrow but I never got it.
Jul 6, 2015
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