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Cricketers Turned Politician: In 2006-07, Bradmanesque broke the average Bengal’s ‘Chota Dada’, fell 2 wickets for one run, then removed Team India from the vortex, today is the Sports Minister, know about Manoj Tiwari?

Sports desk. Former batsman of Indian cricket team Manoj Tiwari has now started a new innings in West Bengal as Sports Minister. On the TMC ticket, he won from Shibpur in the state and became an MLA. After this, the Chief Minister of the state, Mamta Banerjee, has given him the responsibility of Sports Department in view of his cricketing career.

Manoj Tiwari shone in the 2006–07 Ranji Trophy for Bengal in partnership with Dada Sourav Ganguly. He was given the title of ‘Chota Dada’ in the state. In 2006, he scored around 796 runs in Ranji Trophy at an average of 99.50. During this period, he found an average of more than former Australian batsman and legend Don Bradman.

He was selected in the Indian team in the series against the West Indies in 2011-12. In this series, he got to play only one match but surprised everyone with his game. After falling 2 wickets for one run, he played an unbeaten innings of 104 runs. Although he had to give up his innings due to cramps in the foot, but after this innings he became famous in the Indian cricket world.


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