Mahinder Pal Singh: First Pakistani Sikh cricket player

Q.  A Pakistani Sikh has secured a place in the national cricket academy for the first time. Who is he?
- Published on 21 Dec 16

a. Mahinder Pal Singh
b. Maninder Pal Singh
c. Manjeet Pal Singh
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Mahinder Pal Singh
Mahinder Pal Singh: First Pakistani Sikh cricket playerFor the first time, a Sikh has secured a place at Pakistan’s national cricket academy.

Mahinder Pal Singh, who hails from Nankana Sahib in Lahore, is among the list of top 30 emerging cricketers in the country, according to news reports.

Pakistan’s cricket team has many Hindus and Christians. But the cricketing history has seen only 7 non Muslim cricketers representing the country.

Singh is the first Pakistani Sikh and the 8th non Muslim to represent Pakistan.

Know About the Pakistan Cricket Board
  • Sport: Cricket
  • Jurisdiction: Pakistan
  • Abbreviation: PCB
  • Founded: 1948
  • Affiliation: International Cricket Council
  • Affiliation date: 28 July 1952
  • Headquarters: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
  • Chairman: Shahryar Khan

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