Joginder Sharma, who bowled India to victory in the 2007 T20 World Cup final against Pakistan, is suddenly making headlines again.
One of the key players in Haryana's scheme of things for several domestic seasons, Joginder Sharma led his team's fightback with a five-wicket haul in their Ranji Trophy opener against holders Mumbai.
Haryana rode on Joginder Sharma's inspiring spell of five for 16 and then 26-year-old Sunny Singh led the way with a 63-run knock to frustrate the visitors before Mumbai's Zaheer Khan picked up four wickets.
Resuming on 271 for eight, Haryana could add just five runs to their overnight total, with Ankit Rajpoot finishing with impressive figures of six for 68.
Resuming the day at 32 for one, the visitors rode on Dewan's knock to take the honours even as medium pacers Ankit Rajpoot (4/66) and Imtiaz Ahmed (3/86) put up a very spirited show.
Former India One-day International cricketer Joginder Sharma was injured Thursday when his car hit a call centre cab in west Delhi, police said. He is in hospital in a critical but stable condition.
Cricketer Joginder Sharma, who is also the Deputy Superintendent of Haryana Police, has landed into a controversy after his cousin Sonu lodged a criminal complaint against him with the Shivaji Colony Police Station.
Wednesday's semi-final clash between India and Pakistan will no doubt be a high-pressure game, more so with politicians and diplomats from both countries routing for their respective teams.