Harmanpreet Kaur, a Batswomen in Indian women’s cricket team, who plays on cricketer Virendra Sehwag’s mantra of “See ball and hit ball”.
Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, has offered the post of DSP in Punjab Police, to the Moga girl Harmanpreet Kaur. He praised her and asked her to join the Punjab Police force as DSP, if she desires to.
Harmanpreet Kaur made Punjab proud on her with her ultimate performance in the Women’s World Cup 2017, which steered Team India to the victory of semi- finals and served a challenging fight to England in Finals. Harmanpreet, Vice-Captain in Indian Women’s cricket team, hails from Moga district in Punjab. Captain Amarinder, used twitter to announce the proud news and offered the DSP post for the lady. Harmanpreet’s father, Harmandar Singh, showed gratitude towards CM of Punjab for offering such a big post to his daughter, he stated to the news agency ANI that, he is really proud of the daughters and thanks a lot to CM of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh for such a reputed post. According to media reports, Harmanpreet wanted to join Punjab Police force few years back, for which she was refused to be accommodated being a nationals player, by the Badal government. The chief minister assured to review the state’s policy for sports personnel, for providing government jobs to young players.
Prior to this, Captain was in news for announcing a cash reward of Rs. 5 Lakhs after her cosmic hit in the World Cup semi- finals, which was against Australia. She played her debut match at the age of 20 in ODI against arch-rivals Pakistan women’s in March 2009 which was played at Bradman Oval, Bowral, in 2009 Women’s Cricket World cup.
She was the 1st Indian cricketer who got signed as Twenty20 franchise in 2016. She became second highest scorer behind Deepti Sharma’s 188 not out against South Africa, by accruing 171 runs off 115 balls against Australia in 2017 Women’s Cricket World cup semi- finals, in Derby. She is right handed batswomen in Indian women’s cricket team, who scored 51 runs off 81 balls at Lord’s, in Finals against England.