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Former Cricketer Joginder Sharma Assists In Flood Relief Efforts In North India
By CricShots - Jul 14, 2023 7:10 pm
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Former Indian cricketer Joginder Sharma, currently serving as a Deputy Superintendent of Police in the Haryana Police, was seen lending a helping hand to people affected by the devastating floods in Ambala and other parts of North India. Joginder took to Twitter to share a photo of himself, along with his colleagues, immersed in ankle-deep water, working together to assist those in need.

Joginder Sharma
Joginder Sharma

Captioning the post as “We face what scares you Ambala police Team,” Joginder Sharma showcased the dedication and bravery of the police force in the face of adversity.

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Hailing from Rohtak, Joginder Sharma had a brief international cricket career representing India in both ODI and T20I formats. He made his debut in 2004 against Bangladesh and went on to play four matches in each format, picking up a total of five wickets.

However, Joginder Sharma gained worldwide fame for his heroic performance in the final of the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007. In a high-pressure match against arch-rivals Pakistan, Joginder was trusted with the final over by captain MS Dhoni. He delivered a crucial wicket, dismissing Misbah-ul-Haq, which led to India’s narrow five-run victory. Joginder also contributed with the wicket of Younis Khan during the match.

Although he did not play for the national team after the T20 World Cup, Joginder Sharma continued his cricket career at the domestic level. However, in February 2023, he decided to retire from the sport.

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With an impressive record in first-class and List-A cricket, Joginder Sharma proved his skills with 297 first-class wickets from 77 matches and 115 List-A wickets from 80 games. Joginder Sharma’s dedication to public service, both on and off the cricket field, exemplifies his commitment to serving the community and making a positive impact during challenging times like the recent floods in North India.