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Navjot Singh Sidhu

Navjot Singh Sidhu is an Indian politician, television personality and former cricketer. He currently serves as the Minister of Local Government, Tourism, Cultural Affairs, Archives and Museums of the State of Punjab.
As a professional cricketer, Sidhu had a career spanning over 19 years after his first-class debut in 1981–82. Playing mostly as a top-order batsman, Sidhu went on to play in 51 Tests and 131 One Day Internationals for the country. He came to be known for his six-hitting ability and earned the sobriquet ‘Sixer Sidhu’. After retirement, he turned to commentary and television, most notably as a judge of comedy shows, and as a permanent guest in Comedy Nights with Kapil (2013–16) and later The Kapil Sharma Show (since 2016).