Speaking to PTI, Sharma and Kumar, both Haryana Police officers and good friends, listed the challenges that come with "doing duty" during an unprecedented crisis. Joginder Sharma is helping India in its fight against coronavirus pandemic and recently, a photo emerged where the former India pacer, in his police uniform and wearing a mask, is apparently helping in patrolling. [15] He was selected for the second ODI in Cuttack, but after scoring 1 and failing to take a wicket,[11] Pathan was immediately recalled and Sharma dropped. [16], Joginder Sharma joined the Haryana Police in October 2007. He is, as of June 2020[update], a Deputy Superintendent of Police located in Pehowa in the Kurukshetra district of Haryana. Joginder Sharma ICC lauds former Indian cricketer-turned policeman Joginder Sharma for coronavirus fight. At present Joginder is working in Haryana Police as Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP). [5][6] He was selected for the North Zone team for the Duleep Trophy, and took 6/59 in a match against West Zone during the victorious campaign. He is away from cricket and is involved in different kind of task by serving the people as a police officer. A bowling all rounder, he played as a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler and captained his state, Haryana. [9], Having scored two successive centuries, and securing a 14/116 in the 2004/05 Ranji Trophy against Vidarbha,[10] Sharma won his place in the Indian side for the Bangladesh tour. Joginder, who bowled the match-winning final over in the 2007 World T20 final against Pakistan, is a DSP in Haryana Police and is currently involved in … Sharma is currently a Deputy Superintendent of Police located in Pehowa in the Kurukshetra district of Haryana. Joginder Sharma a former Indian Cricketer, now saluted as “Real World Hero” by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for his fight against present Pandemic situations in India. Joginder Sharma, a deputy superintendent of police in the Hisar district of Haryana, is a recognisable face for most sports fans in India. He is currently serving as a police officer in Ha… India's former medium pace bowler Joginder Sharma, who headlined in the key final over when India beat Pakistan in the maiden Twenty20 World Cup cricket final in 2007 has said that he faces more pressure as a police officer while making sure that people stay at home during the coronavirus lockdown across the country. His first ball went for a wide and the next was borderline but not called by the umpire. In his post-cricket career as a policeman, India’s Joginder Sharma is among those doing their bit amid a global health crisis, the ICC wrote on Twitter. The performance earned him a job with Haryana Police that October. But the man who bowled India to victory in the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007, has been politely declining requests for selfies and autographs over the past few weeks. As India continues its fight against the deadly coronavirus pandemic,the International Cricket Council (ICC) has heaped praises on the Men in Blue's T20 World Cup hero Joginder Sharma who is currently serving the nation with police force. India cricketer Joginder Sharma, who will be forever remembered for his final over in the 2007 T20 World Cup that helped India lift the trophy, is currently on the streets carrying out his duty as a police-officer amid the lockdown enforced by the government to fight the Covid-19. 5.8K likes. Indian athletes who are on cop duty are spreading awareness about Covid-19. [ Joginder Sharma] pic.twitter.com/2IAAyjX3Se. ... Joginder was given a job with Haryana Police post T20 World Cup and the short statured cricketer quickly rose through the ranks to become Deputy Superintendent. He has made sporadic appearances for the Indian cricket team. 2020: Real world hero. He had limited batting opportunities, scoring 34 in two brief knocks at the end of the innings without being dismissed, but his bowling was ineffective, taking 1/99, and was dropped after playing in that ODI series. Joginder Sharma is currently posted in Hisar as the nation observes a 21-day lockdown till April 14 to combat the pandemic, which has killed more than 30,000 people globally and 26 in India. He rose through the ranks and is now Deputy Superintendent of Police. Joginder Sharma bowled the key final over when India beat arch-rivals Pakistan in the first Twenty20 World Cup cricket final in 2007, but says he faces more pressure as a police … He has also played Ranji Trophy from Haryana team. [1] He had made his debut in the limited over domestic arena the season before. Earlier, speaking to PTI, the fast bowler had listed the challenges that come with "doing duty" during the unprecedented crisis. You all saw me as a cricketer, but now I am in a different role. Now a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in Haryana, Joginder Sharma once again rose to the occasion as he was recently seen performing patrol duties as India continues its fight against the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Like Kumar, Joginder Sharma is also employed with Haryana Police. This is one of a kind challenge for me as a police officer because of the general fear and I can tell you that I have seen quite a few challenges in my years of service," Joginder Sharma had said earlier. Joginder Sharma, who bowled the historic last over in T20 World Cup 2007 final, is now a police officer in Haryana. After the World T20, Joginder was given a job with the Haryana Police. India cricketer Joginder Sharma, who will be forever remembered for his final over in the 2007 T20 World Cup that helped India lift the trophy, is currently on the streets carrying out his duty as a police-officer amid the lockdown enforced by the government to fight the Covid-19. Joginder Sharma became a hero instantly after the final over of the 2007 ICC World T20 where he gave his team a nail-biting victory against Pakistan. For reprint rights: Syndications Today, ICC salutes ‘real world hero’ Joginder Sharma who is on cop duty during coronavirus lockdown, ICC has hailed Joginder Sharma who is on cop duty amid Covid-19 lockdown, Joginder Sharma etched his name in history for his final over heroics during 2007 T20 WC, India is currently observing a 21-day lockdown to fight the coronavirus. Joginder Sharma, who made his mark in the 2007 World T20 in South Africa, has said that his stint as a police superintendent is a bigger contribution than the one he made to India’s triumph in that tournament. He has made sporadic appearances for the Indian cricket team. Joginder Sharma as DSP in Haryana Police", "Haryana govt transfers 68 police officer", "Have to be available 24/7, can't say no: DSP Joginder Sharma", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Joginder_Sharma&oldid=1001831082, All Wikipedia articles written in Indian English, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles containing potentially dated statements from June 2020, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 21 January 2021, at 15:38. The third was a full toss which was pulled straight back over his head for six by Misbah-ul-Haq. He bowled the final over of the semi final against Australia, with Michael Hussey facing and Australia needing 22 runs to win, taking two wickets as India won by 15 runs. Sharma, who was offered the government job for his sporting accomplishment has been manning the streets as police officers persuading people to stay home during the national lockdown. info) (born 23 October 1983) is an Indian professional cricketer who currently serves as a Deputy superintendent of police in the Haryana Police. "I have been a DSP since 2007. His batting for North Zone in the Duleep Trophy yielded 421 runs in three matches, and he was subsequently the leading wicket-taker in the Ranji Trophy, taking 39 wickets in seven matches, as well as two ten-wicket hauls and a hat-trick. Ajay Thakur (Kabaddi) Captain of the Indian men's kabaddi team, Ajay Thakur is currently … Sharma made his first-class debut for Haryana against Madhya Pradesh in the 2002/03 Ranji Trophy, hitting 81 before taking 11/84 to lead Haryana to a 103 run victory. Joginder Sharma: DSP Haryana Police. He also bowled the final over in the final against Pakistan with thirteen runs required and only one wicket in hand. The Haryana government announced a cash reward of ₹21 lakh (equivalent to ₹51 lakh or US$72,000 in 2019) for Joginder Sharma in recognition of his contribution to the Indian victory. He also played for Chennai Super Kings from 2008-2012.He was the member of the 2007 inaugural ICC T20 World Cup Champions Indian team & was part of the 2 IPL winning CSK team. info) (born 23 October 1983) is an Indian professional cricketer who currently serves as a Deputy superintendent of police in the Haryana Police. [11] He ended the Ranji Trophy with 36 wickets, the second highest at 15.47 and 472 runs at 52. Fresh round of Centre-farmers' talks fail to yield any result, what's next? Watch: Rare Gangetic dolphin beaten to death in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh, No breakthrough in fresh round of Centre-farmers' talks, next meeting on January 15, Copyright © 2021 Living Media India Limited. The ICC took to Twitter to appreciate the hard work of the former India all-rounder. "2007: #T20WorldCup hero 2020: Real world hero. Hailing from Rohtak, Haryana, he … Former Indian cricketer Joginder Sharma was one of the architects of India’s 2007 T20 World Cup win in South Africa. Step 1 : Introduction to the question "Q4: Part of India’s 2007 T20 World Cup, Joginder Sharma was appointed as a police officer in"...CONTEST AND DETAILS: Wed Dec 30 2020 01:11:29 GMT+0530 (IST) Flipkart Daily Trivia Quiz is Live Now. Today, 36-year-old Joginder serves as the Deputy Superintendent of Police in Haryana and is leading India’s fight against the deadly Coronavirus pandemic from the front. [7], Sharma gained national attention in a match for India A against the national team at Bangalore, when he dismissed Rahul Dravid, V. V. S. Laxman and Yuvraj Singh. Treated like drug addict: Black doctor alleges racism at hospital; dies of Covid, What agitating farmers want, and why the Centre may not oblige, The Rajinikanth dilemma in Tamil Nadu politics, Battered Congress looks at hard road ahead, Centre has sought 45 lakh more doses of Covaxin, say sources, Get Real India: Declared dead in govt records, two men are fighting to prove they are alive, AIIMS chief Randeep Guleria urges all to get vaccinated, Ground Report: Tourist areas near LAC reopen eight months after India-China standoff, Farmers gear up for tractor rally on Republic Day. Indian cricket fans will forever be indebted to a certain Joginder Sharma, who bowled India to their maiden T20 World Cup victory in 2007 against Pakistan. Then he bowled a delivery out side off stump which Misbah attempted to scoop the ball over the fine leg fielder from the fourth ball but mistimed it and was caught by Sreesanth, giving India the win. For fulfilling his duty in the challenging time, ICC saluted the World Cup-winning hero in a tweet on Saturday. The Haryana government announced a cash reward of ₹21 lakh (equivalent to ₹51 lakh in 2019) for his efforts and Joginder Sharma subsequently joined the police force later that year. Joginder Sharma is posted as a policeman in Hisar, enforcing the nationwide coronavirus lockdown (Twitter/ICC) Joginder Sharma, who became a hero for Indian cricket with an unforgettable final over of a T20 World Cup final in 2007, is now being a hero on the streets in Haryana, where he is now helping enforce the lockdown in place to counter the coronavirus … He successfully defended in the last over of World T20 to win the cup for India. Sharma was not named in the Indian squad for the 2007 Cricket World Cup. Number of coronavirus cases on India have gone past 700 Joginder Sharma, yes that’s who we are talking about. Joginder Sharma is an Indian cricketer and Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in Haryana Police. Joginder Sharma, a deputy superintendent of police in the Hisar district of Haryana, is a recognisable face for most sports fans in India. [12][13] In 2005/06, he topped the Duleep Trophy bowling averages.[14]. Joginder Sharma, Rohtak, India. He also played for Chennai Super Kingsfrom 2008-2012.He was the member of the 2007 inaugural ICC T20 World Cup Champions Indian team & was part of the 2 IPL winning CSK team. Currently posted in Hisar, Sharma bowled the final over of the 2007 World T20 which the … Sharma found a place for himself in the 2007 World Twenty20 in South Africa. Joginder Sharma, who bowled the iconic last over in 2007 T20 World Cup final, was appreciated by ICC on Saturday. In his post-cricket career as a policeman, India’s Joginder Sharma is among those doing their bit amid a global health crisis.” 2007: #T20WorldCup hero 2020: Real world hero Joginder Sharma New Delhi: In what comes as a major reshuffling within the ranks and file of Haryana Police, sixty-eight service officers, most of them who held the rank of a deputy superintendents of police, were issued transfer and posting orders on Monday with immediate effect, a statement said. For the uninitiated, Joginder was the cricketer who bowled that match-winning last over for India in the final of the 2007 World T20 against Pakistan. [2][8] He also played for the Rest of India side, which defeated Mumbai in the Irani Trophy. Sharma performed strongly in the 2006/07 Indian domestic season to bring himself into contention for national selection. Joginder … You can play the Flipkart Daily Trivia Play and win Vouchers, Gems & More. He has played many state-level matches. More than 900 people have been confirmed coronavirus positive in the country as of Sunday morning. World Cup-winning cricketer Joginder Sharma is a police officer posted in Hisar. [15] Despite being unable to prevent Haryana from being relegated to the Plate division, he was recalled in January 2007 to the team at the expense of Irfan Pathan for the ODI series against the West Indies. [17][18][19], "Haryana vs Madhya Pradesh at Rohtak 9–12 November 2002", "India A take charge despite Ganguly's effort", "Vidarbha vs Haryana at Nagpur 13–16 December 2004", "Statsguru – Joginder Sharma – ODIs – Innings by innings list", "Haryana CM announces Rs.21 lakh cash reward for Joginder Sharma", "Appointment of Sh. He is currently serving as a police officer in Haryana. Joginder, who bowled the match-winning final over in the 2007 World T20 final against Pakistan, is a DSP in Haryana Police and is currently involved in dealing with the global health crisis which has killed more than 30,000. "Our duty time starts around 6am and we do patrolling, making people aware, send those who are out for fun to their homes, help those in need of essentials or medical aid and take action against those who try to defy without any good reason," Sharma added. Joginder Sharma, the DSP with Haryana Police, can be found on roads every day, requesting people to stay inside and politely refusing selfies and … 2007: #T20WorldCup hero2020: Real world heroIn his post-cricket career as a policeman, India's Joginder Sharma is among those doing their bit amid a global health crisis. [2] Sharma finished his debut season with 24 wickets at 17.41 and 280 runs at 46.66[3][4] He followed this with 148 runs at 68.51 and 23 wickets at 23.39 in 2003/04 Ranji season. 2007: #T20WorldCup hero. He also played IPL in the team of Chennai Super Kings in 2008 and 2012. Joginder Nath Sharma is a former Indian cricketer, who is a right-arm medium fast bowler and a right-handed batsman. Currently, he is involved in the Kurukshetra district as a Deputy Superintendent of the Haryana Police. Not really because he used to play cricket once, but Joginder Sharma has managed to bowl over the International Cricket Council (ICC). 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