T20 WC star Joginder Sharma critical after accident

Last Updated: Nov 24, 2011, 23:34 PM IST

New Delhi: Former India One-day International cricketer Joginder Sharma was injured on Thursday when his car hit a call centre cab in west Delhi, police said. He is in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

Sharma, 28, who plays for Haryana in the Ranji Trophy, was driving his Suziki Swift car when he met with the accident in Dwarka`s sector 21, police said.

"He was hospitalised around 11.45 a.m. today (Thursday)," said Additional Commissioner of Police V. Renganathan.

He was later shifted to a hospital in Paschim Vihar in west Delhi. He is critical but stable, hospital authorities said.

According to the Haryana Police website, Sharma is a graduate from MD University, Rohtak, and holds the rank of a deputy superintendent of police.

The cricketer, who represented India in four One-day matches, is the bowler who dismissed Pakistan`s Misbah-ul-Haq in the final of the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 in South Africa in 2007 to give India victory.

IANS