Former cricketer-turned TMC chief Manoj Tiwary’s identify was included within the checklist of 24 cupboard ministers and 19 ministers of state, launched by the Trinamool Congress (TMC). Bengal captain Manoj Tiwary, who joined TMC simply forward of the West Bengal elections, has been given the portfolio of Minister of State for Sports activities and Youth Affairs.
The 35-year outdated contested from Shibpur Vidhansabha constituency within the West Bengal Elections and defeated BJP candidate Rathindranath Chakraborty.
“This victory belongs to every citizen of Shibpur, this victory belongs to all who supported me & also who didn’t. Congratulations to all of you! But it’s not the right time to celebrate. We will wait till out Bengal wins the battle over Covid-19. Stay safe, Joy Bangla,” tweeted Tiwary after his victory.
Tiwary, a prolific center order batsman, is a cricketer who has been the captain of the West Bengal cricket staff and has additionally performed for India in three T20Is and 12 ODIs.
Throughout his 15 worldwide appearances for staff India, Manoj Tiwary has scored 302 runs, which additionally features a hard-fought ton. The senior batsman has additionally performed within the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) and has represented franchises like Kings XI Pujab, Rising Pune SuperGiants, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
Senior Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh took to twitter to congratulate Tiwary as he wrote,”Congratulations @tiwarymanoj.. with the hurdles you have faced in your career (after being such a magnificent player) I hope no aspiring cricketer goes through the same experience .. God bless you ! All the Best.”
The star batsman performed Take a look at cricket for Indian cricket staff between 2008 and 2015. Within the post-Sourav Ganguly period, Tiwary is taken into account to be arguably the one of the proficient batsmen from West Bengal.
The phrase ‘Unfortunate’ most likely finest describes the right-handed batsman’s profession. India is undoubtedly a land of fierce competitors and Tiwary did not seal a everlasting spot within the India batting lineup because of huge names and fierce competitors. Even after scoring a match-winning hundred (104 not out) within the yr 2011 in opposition to West Indies, Tiwary was benched for 14 successive matches.
BCCI picked him in staff India for the Asia Cup 2012 however once more he did not play any matches. After that, Tiwary received a couple of probabilities right here and there however was dropped finally. He has been batting fantastically within the home circuit, however has did not safe a spot within the nationwide squad since 2015.