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Arshad Khan, once a famous Pakistani spinner is driving cab in Australia nowadays Arshad Khan, once a famous Pakistani spinner is driving cab in Australia nowadays

Cricketers who took a completely different job after retirement Featured

July 10

The Game of Cricket has always produced stars and thousands of fans around the world follow their own stars. Today "The kashmiriyat" takes a look at the crickets who are in completely different professions today after they have retired from cricket. 


 1. Joginder Sharma


He bowled  last over for a  young Indian team in their first Twenty20 world cup in 2007 against Misbah ul Haq. 

However his career never flourished today, nowadays he serves as a Deputy superintendent in Haryana Police.



2. Salil Ankola


A part of India’s 1996 World Cup. However, as destiny had for him, Ankola was detected with a tumor in his shin bone and he had no choice but to say goodbye to cricket and embrace his career in Bollywood. 



3. Shanthakumaran Sreesanth


This medium-pace bowler from Kerala was one of the most hyperactive players in the field. His bad conduct and eventually spot-fixing allegations cost him his cricketing career.

Known for his celebratory dance moves on-field, Sreesanth decided to move into the tinsel town and today, he’s one of the upcoming stars on Mollywood (Malayalam cinema,)


4. Arshad Khan


Arshad Khan, Pakistan’s right-handed batsman and a useful right-arm break bowler, showed his potential on various occasions.

But once he was dropped he never was able to make it back, Khan moved to Sydney, Australia for a new beginning. However, this new beginning was a career as a cab driver in the streets of Sydney.


5. Debashish Mohanty


He’s also one of the few players to have a the record of taking ten wickets in domestic cricket. He also played for India in the Sahara Cup of 90s against Pakistan.

Mohanty lost his place in the team to Ajit Agarkar and currently is employed by the National Aluminium Company Limited, Odisha.


6. Saddagopan Ramesh


Saddagopan Ramesh was a useful lethal opening batsman in the international test cricket team of India. However, his poor form for a prolonged period of time cost him his spot in the international squad. Ramesh chose to give up his career in cricket and like many cricketers do, decided to join the Tamil film industry.


7. Andrew Flintoff


One of the finest all-rounders in international cricket, Andrew Flintoff has been a key member of the English cricket team. 

Flintoff, 6’4,  is a boxer nowadays.


8. Curtley Ambrose


The 6’7, West Indies express bowler who had been one of the key members of the West Indies’ formidable bowling attack. 

One of the most feared fast bowlers in cricket’s history, Ambrose is now a reggae musician who plays the bass in a band called The Baldhead.

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