Birthday Special: Navjot Singh rules from Cricket to politics
News Track 20 October 2019 06:14
Former cricketer and politician Navjot Singh Sidhu is celebrating his birthday today. Let us tell you that Navjot Singh Sidhu was born on 20 October 1963 in Patiala district of Punjab and his father Sardar Bhagwant Singh Sidhu was also a cricketer and he wanted to see his son Navjot as a high-class cricketer. At the same time, he completed his education in Patiala and with this he has studied law from Punjab University.
Let us tell you that Navjot Singh Sidhu made his debut in international cricket from 1983 to 1999 and he played his first Test in 1983, but his debut was very poor and he was dropped from the team after only two Test matches. . At the same time, Sidhu himself has told in an interview that he was being criticized everywhere after failing in the beginning. Rajan Bala, a well-known journalist of the Indian Express at that time, wrote an article on him titled, Sidhu, The Strokeless Wonder. After seeing this article, he got very shocked. "Further, in this interview, Sidhu said that," This article caused tears in his father's eyes and he saw his father crying for the first time. . Just here, a new Sidhu was born. After that he worked hard day and night and made his place in the Indian team again.
Let me tell you that after this, Sidhu performed brilliantly in the 1987 World Cup and scored the highest 276 runs in 5 innings of 7 matches with 4 fifties and 10 sixes in this entire tournament. At the same time, Rajan Bala wrote the article again on him and it was titled, 'Sidhu, From Strokeless Wonder to a Palmgrove Hitter'. At the same time, Sidhu continued to perform well. Let us tell you that he is playing a good inning not only in the cricket world but also in politics. In fact, Navjot Singh Sidhu won the seat of Amritsar on behalf of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the 2004 general Lok Sabha elections and since then he has been in the headlines continuously. He was earlier appointed as the Minister of Tourism in the Punjab government, but at this time he is the only Congress leader.