It can all be cricket all the time, that’s the case also for professional players, so discover the other side of famous cricketers by learning what they do off the field.
Many have fantasized about playing cricket on a professional level, as the sports have continued to grow so have the size of those dreams, so it is always curious to see the more regular professions these pro players have had or have.
Now details about the other professions of famous cricketers
It is a glimpse into the more personal aspect of the admired cricketers, bringing them closer to their fans.
Let’s get right into what these stars have chosen to do outside of cricket.
The aggressive left-handed batter has been one of the strongest figures in the India cricket team for a long time, he is even considered one best fielder in the game.
His other gig? Singing, that’s right Suresh Raina has an affinity for music and he’s actually really good at it too.
So, you might catch Raina changing the live cricket scores or singing a beautiful tune on your screens, you will probably enjoy both.
Keeping in the musical theme, this former star pacer for the West Indies, is now a bass player for a reggae band named Dread & the Baldhead.
Ambrose who was known for commanding the respect of most batsmen is now concentrating on another type of playing and finding his own rhythm.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
A big name in for any fan of the India cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a legendary captain and fan favorite.
Before jumping to stardom on the field he was a Ticket Examiner at Kharagpur Railway Station, a surprising start or such a big figure, his rise in cricket was even turned into a Bollywood movie in M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.
With a past like that, you can only expect and exciting things still to come from the great Dhoni.
Before joining the New Zealand cricket team Shane Bond was a policeman in Christchurch, a profession he left behind after finding success as a cricketer.
Bond was on the older side when he made into the team, but he is still thought of as one of the best fast bowlers New Zealand has had, unfortunately, his time with the team ended pretty quickly because of injuries.
He has stayed close to the game, as a coach for various teams, hoping to pass on some knowledge to the next generation of cricketers.
Great success has followed this player on and off the field, Virat Kohli is remembered as one of the best cricketers, and now that has translated to his business endeavors as well.
He has invested in sports becoming a co-owner the UAE Royals of IPTL franchise, as well as other teams and Sport Convo, a social network for sports fans to talk. Virat Kohli also has inventment in fitness brands from clothing to training centers.
Striving for the best in every aspect of his life, the sign of a true star player.
Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakarra
These two cricketers and stars once formed a fear partnership that caused many bowlers to break out in a sweat, but the great duo also has made a winning outside of cricket.
Jayawardene & Sangakarra partnered up again in a completely different project, this time they would take on a culinary and business challenge, as they set out to create ‘Ministry of Crabs’ with the also famous chef Darshan Munidasa.
This successful pair can now boast of having their restaurant being recognized worldwide, even making it into the list of best restaurants in Asia back in 2018.
All these players have seen many turns in their lives and have worked to make the most out of every single one