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How Dilip Kumar helped 'gutsy' Punjab batsman Yashpal Sharma's cricket career

Press Reporter Internet Desk
Chandigarh/New Delhi, July 13

Indian cricket misplaced one in all its gutsiest troopers to an enormous cardiac arrest on Tuesday.

Yashpal Sharma’s entry into the nationwide reckoning as a gutsy Punjab batsman occurred within the mid-’70s when late Dilip Kumar dropped in on the Mohan Meakin floor (Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad) to look at Punjab tackle Uttar Pradesh.

Dilip Kumar handed away on 7 July, 2021. He was 98.

After Dilip saab’s demise, Yashpal recalled how the veteran actor got here as much as him and instructed him that he’ll communicate to somebody in Mumbai in order that his expertise was recognised.

A lot later did he come to know that the thespian had talked about his expertise to his good friend Raj Singh Dungarpur, one of many towering males of Indian cricket.

Yashpal, whereas talking to Deccan Chronicle, travelled again in time to recall how late actor Dilip Kumar performed a serious function in his profession.

“In truth, Yusuf Bhai (Dilip Kumar’s actual identify was Yusuf Khan) modified my life by uplifting my profession. Within the 1974-75 home season, he had come to the Mohan Nagar Floor in Delhi to look at the Punjab v UP Ranji knockout match. I had scored 100 in each innings for Punjab and through our second innings, I observed that some distinguished character had are available a automobile and was watching the match from a particular seating space. I assumed he should have been some prime politician.”

“Later, Yusuf Bhai invited me for a chat and congratulated me for my century. ‘You’ve performed a superb recreation, I’ll suggest your identify to somebody,’ had been his phrases. The following day, my {photograph} appeared alongside Yusuf Bhai within the newspapers, and I used to be surprised. Solely later did I get to know that Yusuf Bhai went on to suggest me to the late Raj Singh Dungarpur, who was a distinguished cricket administrator. Yusuf Bhai instructed Raj Singhji that I deserved to play for the nation and my life was remodeled thereafter,” remembered Sharma. — With PTI

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