Gurdaspur Diary: Gurdaspur happy with its ‘Three Musketeers’

Gurdaspur Diary: Gurdaspur happy with its ‘Three Musketeers’


They’ve been given the epithet of ‘The Three Musketeers’. In cricket, town doesn’t have a lot to supply with not a lot of its boys making the lower within the Ranji Trophy depart alone the nationwide groups. Nonetheless, that is set to alter now. Three metropolis primarily based cricketers have been invited by the BCCI to coach with Indian gamers forward of the September 20 T-20 conflict with Australia in Mohali on September 20. They’re off-spinner Vaibhav Saini and medium pacers Aditya Naryan Mehta and Lovekeerat Singh.The boys at the moment are leaping on the trampoline of confidence. For Gurdaspur, they’ve really damaged the glass-ceiling. For children coaching on the authorities school stadium, the troika has change into an inspiration of types. The boys are driving excessive on cloud 9 and who is aware of in the event that they handle to impress the Indian cricket’s think-tank, they could be destined for greater and higher issues in life. In spite of everything, Sachin Tendulkar impressed Kapil Dev a lot that he was included within the Indian workforce at his insistence. Likewise, examples in Pakistan cricket are galore of Imran Khan selecting up younger boys straight from the nets and getting them included within the nationwide workforce. Wasim Akram and Inzamum-ul-Haq are two prime examples. Coach Rakesh Marshall has 1,000,000 causes to smile. The fascinating half in regards to the coach is that he was a die-hard fan of West Indian nice Malcolm Marshall. Such was his adulation that his mother and father suffixed the quick bowler’s identify to his first identify Rakesh. The three younger cricketers have their process lower out for them. In the event that they bowl nicely within the nets, who is aware of what’s subsequent for them? They don’t have any time to calm down in a sport recognized for its fickleness. Solely the masters of the style can calm down and that too not for lengthy as a result of the sport can simply elude even their grasp. Cricket is a sport of oddities, chilly details and figures. A soccer or volleyball participant can get well from a mistake, would possibly even emerge as the person of the match. A tennis participant can drop two successive units and nonetheless prevail. Cricket permits no such luxurious. It’s true a participant would possibly get one other likelihood however such is the capricious nature of the game that he can’t rely upon it. He walks into the unknown and does so willingly. The troika is aware of it should trip on a mixture of luck and pluck if it has to succeed. And what’s luck? It’s these intervals of time when all the pieces that rests in human arms goes flawed. Whereas down and out, and when luck is just not with them, they need to keep in mind who Marvan Atapattu is. He’s a Sri-Lankan cricketer who scored 5 geese and one run unfold over three check matches. He was dropped however his resilience and psychological toughness stayed with him. He then bounced again into worldwide cricket with a bang and ended up enjoying 90 Checks for his nation. Here is wishing all the most effective to the ‘Three Musketeers’.

MP sanctions washrooms

A view of the Batala railway station.

Jagjot Singh Sandhu is a younger social activist and retains himself busy by working for the welfare of the folks of Batala. Not too long ago, he went to the native railway station and came upon that it doesn’t have even a single rest room. He instantly wrote to MP Sunny Deol and urged him to sanction some cash from his MPLAD fund in order that bogs might be constructed. The MP didn’t let him down and handed a grant of Rs 20 lakh which shall be spent by the Ferozepore Divisional Supervisor beneath whose ambit the railway station falls.

IPS officer reminisces safety throughout VIP visits

An IPS officer as soon as disclosed that within the vocabulary of the police, three issues matter greater than anything. They’re elections and the visits of the PM, CM and Governor. “If something goes awry, heads are certain to roll,” he mentioned. Purpose sufficient why safety in Gurdaspur and Pathankot was enhanced to ranges not seen by previous timers earlier than when Governor Banwarilal Purohit visited the dual border districts final week. The constructive issues in regards to the elevated safety paraphernalia was that the widespread man was in no way inconvenienced for the complete period of the Gubernatorial go to.

(Contributed by Ravi Dhaliwal)



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