5 Instances When Cricketers Did Crazy Things Off The Field: As the popularity of cricket has increased over the years, many cricketers have achieved the status of global celebrities. They have gained an incredible fan following all over the world. Because of the respect that they get, the cricketers often showcase a formal character of themselves on the field. However, outside the cricket field, they are just as crazy as a common man.
Here’s a look at the five instances when the cricketers did crazy things off the field.
Yuzvendra Chahal – Tik Tok videos
In case you did not know, the Indian leg-spinner, Yuzvendra Chahal is one of the most followed celebrities on the video-making platform, Tik Tok. The Haryana-based player has shared many comedy videos on his account, which also feature his dad and his friends. His hilarious videos tempted Virat Kohli to make fun of his videos publicly, which shows how crazy the Royal Challengers Bangalore spinner is.
Ben Stokes – Late Nightclub fight
English all-rounder and the hero of England’s 2019 World Cup win, Ben Stokes was a part of a shocking brawl that happened in Bristol. Stokes brutally injured two individuals named Ryan Ali and Ryan Hale. The Rajasthan Royals star knocked them out with his punches, leaving them unconscious. Here’s what an eye witness told to the court:
“The individual seemed to be the main aggressor or was progressing forward, trying to get to another individual. In my statement, I describe him as a gentleman with ginger or light brown hair. He had a green T-shirt on.”
KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya appear on Koffee With Karan
The upcoming stars of the Indian cricket team, KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya received a suspension from the BCCI after their inappropriate comments on the popular talk show, Koffee With Karan. Talking with Karan Johar, the duo made some shocking revelations that they should not have done on national television. However, both the cricketers learned their lesson and are now behaving very maturely in public.
Indian cricketers wear burqas
Back in 2004, the Indian team toured Pakistan for the first time in a decade. The Indian squad featured big names like Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid. However, to taste the street food of Pakistan, the Indian cricketers decided to wear burqas so that the local fans do not interfere in their business.
English cricketers visit a concert in South Africa
The English team had a fantastic tour to South Africa a few years ago as they won the Test series 2-1. They even took a 2-0 lead in the 5-match ODI series. During the break between the second and third ODI, the team visited a concert of the band ‘Mumford and Sons.’ The English band dedicated one of their songs to the cricketers present. However, the fans at the event did not enjoy that song and booed the singers and cricketers.