Ranchi, Jan 10 (PTI) Former cricketer Chetan Sharma Thursday urged the youth to work hard and do something good for the nation. Also Read - 'Sanitizer Lagana Hai, Haath Dho Ke Hi Jaana Hai': Cop Gives Coronavirus Twist to Bollywood Song | Watch

Speaking at the ‘Global Skill Summit, 2019’ here, he exhorted the youth to work hard and honestly wherever they work. Also Read - Amol Parashar Talks About His Ability to Connect With People Easily

He also asked the youth not to lose courage. Also Read - Sonnalli Seygall Terms Coronavirus Lockdown a 'Blessing in Disguise'

“Good days definitely come after a bad phase,” Sharma said.

Sharma said that he did not lose courage after Pakistans Javed Miandad hit him for a six in the last ball of an over of an ODI in 1986 and he came back in flying colours by taking a hat-trick the following year.

“In 1986, Javed Miandad hit a six in the last ball bowled by me. I was dejected following the match, but I did not lose courage and continued to work hard to perform well. I took a hat-trick in a match in the 1987 world cup,” Sharma said.

He also referred to how cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni made his career through commitment and hard work.

Stating that Jharkhand government has worked with commitment in providing jobs to the youth and the initiative would strengthen the economy of over one lakh families.

The governments initiative had led to jobs to one lakh and six thousand youths in the private sector at one go.

In her speech, Bollywood actor Mahima Choudhary congratulated the youth on getting jobs.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.