A BJP councillor was arrested for allegedly thrashing a police sub-inspector in the Kankar Khera area of Meerut in Uttar Pradesh, the police said on Saturday.The incident occurred on Friday evening when Mohiuddinpur police outpost in-charge Sukhpal Singh and his female friend, an advocate, visited a restaurant owned by councillor Manish Chaudhary.Circle Officer at Daurala Pankaj Kumar Singh said the trigger for the incident was the woman expressing displeasure over not getting their order on time. She allegedly threw away the food when it was finally served. Mr. Chaudhary protested against her action, which led to an altercation among the three. Mr. Chaudhary allegedly thrashed Mr. Singh and pushed the woman advocate, the Circle Officer said.The woman alleged that she was harassed and beaten up by the BJP councillor, following which he was booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code, the police said.Ruckus outside stationIn another complaint, the sub-inspector alleged that Mr. Chaudhary attacked him while he was on duty. Superintendent of Police (city) Ranvijay Singh said that after the arrest, Mr. Chaudhary’s supporters tried to free him and gherao the van carrying him. They created a ruckus outside the police station and raised slogans, hindering traffic, Mr. Singh said.A medical test on the sub-inspector and his friend showed alcohol in their blood.
Kedar Jadhav, one of India’s heroes in their eight-wicket victory over Pakistan in the Asia Cup, said he does not want to become a fulltime bowler. India bundled out Pakistan for 162 and then easily chased down the target with 21 overs to spare.Jadhav, an off-spinner with a slinging action, rattled Pakistan’s middle order at the Dubai International Stadium on Wednesday finishing with 3/23.Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3/15) sent back openers Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman early on to leave Pakistan struggling with two wickets down after 4.1 overs with just two runs on the board.Shoaib Malik (43) and Babar Azam (47) negotiated the spin duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav well and the pair stitched together an 82-run stand for the third wicket.India vs Pakistan: Report | Highlights | As it happened | PhotosLeft-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav triggered Pakistan’s slide with a brilliantly executed wrong un’ that outfoxed Pakistan’s best batsman Babar Azam (47) when he was looking good along with Shoaib Malik (43).Jadhav removed Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed (6) around the halfway mark of the first innings before accounting for Asif Ali (9) and Shadab Khan (8).Also Read: Sarfraz Ahmed admits Pakistan stumped by Kedar JadhavJadhav bowled 9 overs against Pakistan and has bowled 10 overs in a match only once in 42 ODI appearances.”My role in the team is to contain batsmen and in that process if I get a wicket, it’s fine,” Jadhav said at the post match press conference.”My bowling is all about trying to read the batsman, My plan is to bowl stump to stump, if you score, it’s fine but if you miss, wickets are there for me. Honestly, I bowl one or two overs before the match at training. I don’t bowl much at the nets. I feel if I try and become a bowler, I will lose whatever I have. So I stay within limits (laughs),” he added.advertisementRead – Rohit Sharma lauds Kedar Jadhav: He takes his bowling very seriouslyJadhav, who has proven himself to be more than a handy all-rounder, returned to the side after recovering from a hamstring surgery.Read – Pakistan had no plans and they looked rattled, says Wasim Akram”In the last six months, I’ve been injured more than three times on my left hamstring. After the IPL, again I got injured, so we decided to go for surgery. I feel after the surgery it has definitely helped me fitness wise, I don’t have it in my mind that I will get injured again. In the last four months, I’ve learnt a lot about training and fitness, and it has definitely made me a better cricketer.””Previously, when I got injured, and I returned to play after rehab, I used to feel I’m fit and it [injury] won’t come again. Many times I used to skip my routines. But after the third time, regardless of how I feel, everyday I start my day with training: both gym and running. So that gives me confidence that I’m getting stronger and fitter every day, and that helps me on the field,” he said.Read – Mohammad Azharuddin critical of Pakistan’s negative approachIndia and Pakistan will meet again in the Super Four stage of the tournament at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday.(With inputs from IANS)