Indian cricketers are the highest paid cricketers in the world. From their annual and IPL contracts to brand endorsements, the amount of money star Indian cricketers earn is many folds higher than what other cricketers from other nations do. The major reason behind this is India’s big population and their unparalleled love for the game of cricket and favourite superstars.
There was a time in Indian cricket when only big town cricketers used to get picked in the national squad. But now, things have changed a big deal and many players from small towns are making a mark at the national and international level for India. The biggest example is former Indian captain MS Dhoni, who hails from Ranchi and is now regarded as the greatest Indian captain ever.
After the advent of Indian Premier League (IPL), many small town boys started grabbing limelight with their good performances in the domestic T20 league.
In this post, we look at some ‘Then and Now’ pictures of houses of Indian cricketers. This pictures will tell how their life changed after doing well for India. India is a cricket crazy nation and a big chunk of young boys dream of playing for India during their childhood. But, as they say, it is harder than what it appears. To play for India, cricketers have to make so many sacrifices right from their childhood days.
Here, we look at ‘Then and Now’ pictures of Indian cricketers’ houses.
IRFAN PATHAN AND YUSUF PATHAN