There have been many legendary players in the game of cricket. Who has impressed everyone with his performance and made a place in the hearts? There have been some cricketers whose family has got full support in becoming a cricketer, although some players had a keen interest in cricket their family’s had other desires.
There have been many players in international cricket who have earned a name in cricket, contrary to the wishes of their families. So let us tell you about those 3 popular players who went against the wishes of their families and completed the journey to becoming a cricketer:
1. M S Dhoni
Former captain of the Indian cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has a special place in the entire cricket world. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the great players of India who made a mark in his captaincy to batting and wicketkeeping.
Today Dhoni is remembered as a great player, but in the early stages, his father was against making him a cricketer. Dhoni initially worked as a ticket collector in the railways. During this time his father wanted Dhoni to do a good job. But Dhoni gave up that job to fulfill his dream of becoming a cricketer and today the world is seeing how big Dhoni is.
2. Murali Vijay
Indian cricket team opener Murali Vijay was the team’s leading opener until a few years ago. Murali Vijay is a stylish batsman and has played many Tests for India.
Murali Vijay is one of India’s best Test openers, but his family never wanted him to become a cricketer. Vijay’s family wanted him to study well and get a big job. However, he did not show interest in studies and ran away from home and became a cricketer.
3. Fakhar Zaman
Pakistan’s young opener Fakhar Zaman has made a special place in the Pakistan team. Fakhar Zaman has done quite well with his batting, including a century against India in the 2017 Champions Trophy final.
Fakhar Zaman is playing continuously in the Pakistan team, but he used to work in the Pakistan Navy before becoming a cricketer, and his family also wanted the same. But, he quit his job in the Navy to become a cricketer and fulfilled his dream of becoming a cricketer for Pakistan. Because of this, he is known as Fauji in the team.