After bringing the curtains down on his cricket profession, veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Friday mentioned he isn’t averse to becoming a member of politics however wish to put in a whole lot of thought earlier than taking a last resolution on such a transfer.
Lately, chief of Congress’ Punjab unit and Harbhajan’s former India teammate Navjot Singh Sidhu posted an image with him on Twitter and captioned it “image loaded with prospects”. This led to hypothesis of him becoming a member of the social gathering.
The cricketer mentioned that he hasn’t but taken a name on the matter.
“Frankly talking, I do not know what’s in retailer for me. I simply need couple of days to determine by which course I wish to transfer. Sure, I wish to give again to society,”informed PTI in an interview when requested about his future plans.
“If I be a part of politics, how and in what kind, I have to determine these issues out as essential goal is to assist folks if I in any respect make the leap,” he added.
Whereas he did not wish to discuss it overtly, however folks within the know mentioned that there’s little or no likelihood that he will likely be struggle the Punjab state meeting elections due to some cricketing and media commitments that will hold him busy.
The feisty former participant mentioned he wouldn’t need his affiliation with the sport to finish utterly with retirement.
“So far as cricket is anxious, I’ll stay related to the sport. I’m open to teaching, mentoring IPL sides, could also be play a little bit of veteran’s cricket,” he mentioned.
There’s a excessive risk that Harbhajan Singh may work as a mentor with Kolkata Knight Riders or Mumbai Indians, the place he had 10 eventful years as a cricketer.
He’s additionally engaged on his autobiography which will likely be hitting the stands within the subsequent six months.
“Oh sure, I’ve almost accomplished my autobiography. It could be out in subsequent six months and it is my tell-all story as to how I’ve seen Indian cricket as an insider. Hope folks love that e book as a lot as they beloved me.”