Yuvraj Singh: India batsman to play T20 for MCC

Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh has scored 968 runs in 40 T20Is for India, with a highest score of 77 not out

India batsman Yuvraj Singh has been named as the final member of the MCC's squad for the Emirates T20 tournament in Dubai in March.

The 33-year-old joins England Test captain Alastair Cook in the squad, which was announced last week.

The MCC will take part in the T20 tournament with Lancashire, Sussex and Yorkshire in Abu Dhabi on 20 March.

Yuvraj will not play in the four-day day-night game against county champions Yorkshire, starting on 22 March.

He has not played for India since making 11 in India's six-wicket defeat by Sri Lanka in last April's World T20 final, but struck 132 off 134 balls against the MCC for a Rest of the World XI in the Bicentenary match at Lord's last summer.

MCC squad: Alastair Cook (Essex), Nick Compton (Middlesex, capt), Michael Carberry (Hampshire), James Hildreth (Somerset), Zafar Ansari (Surrey), Daryl Mitchell (Worcestershire), Sam Billings (Kent), Matt Dunn (Surrey), Chris Rushworth (Durham), Graham Onions (Durham), Adam Riley (Kent), Paras Khadka (Nepal - for T20 matches only), Yuvraj Singh (India - for T20 matches only).

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