From Working As A Watchman To A Construction Worker, These Indian Cricketers Were Extremely Poor Before Making It Big

Blog By rashmi  |  26-12-16

Amazing stories of hard-work by Indian cricketers...

#7 Bhuvneshwar Kumar

#7 Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Childhood for Bhuvneshwar Kumar wasn't particularly easy. The things were so bad that he had no shoes to play cricket in the cricket academy.

The man worked hard to reach where he is today. And well, he deserves every bit of what he is getting right now!


#6 Pathan Brothers

#6 Pathan Brothers

The story of Pathan brothers is not a surprise for anyone. They are possibly the most popular brother duo in the country. They were so financially humble in their childhoods that they didn't have a proper house to live in.

They worked hard and made their way out of poverty. They should be an inspiration for everyone around.

Keep reading ahead to know more such cricketers.


#5 Ravindra Jadeja

#5 Ravindra Jadeja

Not long ago, people started calling Ravindra Jadeja 'Sir Ravindra Jadeja.' This obviously happened after the string of amazing performances in international cricket.

But once upon a time, the man was a watchman. He worked as a watchman to make the ends meet. Amazingly unbelievable!


#4 Manoj Tiwari

#4 Manoj Tiwari

Manoj started working in a very small age. He used to work at Railway station. His family had no money to send him to learn cricket. In fact, they had to finally take a loan to send him to a cricket academy. Look at him now!


#3 Umesh Yadav

#3 Umesh Yadav

Things were never this amazing for this Nagpur pacer. He worked with his dad as a worker and well that is where he got his strong shoulders from.

He's the quickest bowler in the Indian team now.


#2 Munaf Patel

#2 Munaf Patel

Munaf Patel worked at construction site before becoming a cricketer. He was spotted by Sachin Tendulkar and rest is History.


#1 Kamran Khan

#1 Kamran Khan

This amazing cricketer who plays for Rajasthan Royals had to spend his childhood in extreme poverty. The situation was so bad that he had to spend his nights at Railway stations.









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