ICC salutes WC hero Joginder Sharma for fighting against Covid-19

Last Updated: Sunday, 29 March 2020 (16:41 IST)
Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has lauded India’s cricketer-turned cop for his service to the nation during the tough times of the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
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(Photo: Twitter/ICC)
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 on the frontline to battle the highly contagious disease as India is under 21-day lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19.
 
“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 tweeted on Saturday along with Joginder’s photos as a cricketer and cop.
 


The 36-year-old played four ODIs and as many T20s between 2004 and 2007. He joined the police service after from the cricket.
 
The pandemic has so far claimed over 30000 lives globally and 26 in India. More than 900 people have been confirmed positive in the country as of Sunday morning. (UNI)