Cricketer Joginder Sharma critically injured

New Delhi: Cricketer Joginder Sharma, who was member of the victorious Twenty20 word cup squad in 2007, was today seriously injured when his car rammed into a BPO vehicle in Dwarka in South West Delhi.

Sharma, 28, and his friend, a Haryana Cricket Association official, were near a Metro station in Sector 21 when a Travera ferrying BPO employees, which was ahead of them, suddenly applied brakes at a speed breaker, police said.

The cricketer`s car rammed into the BPO vehicle, critically injuring him and his associate, they said.
Sharma, who was apparently driving, suffered head injuries and was taken to a private hospital in the area. He was later shifted to another hospital in Pashim Vihar where he underwent a surgery.

He is in the ICU. The other injured is also undergoing treatment at the hospital, they said. The accident occurred at around 4 PM and the BPO vehicle escaped after the crash, police said.

Sharma became famous for dismissing Pakistan`s Misbah-ul-Haq in the last over of the final of the inaugural ICC Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa to take India to victory. He is also a member of IPL team Chennai Super Kings and plays for Haryana in Ranji Trophy.