Some few months back we told you about Bollywood celebrities who were poor. Similarly there are many famous Indian cricketers who were poor before they played for Indian cricket team. So, here is the full list of well known Indian cricketers who were poor.
1. Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja’s father Anirudhsinh, was a watchman for private security agency. He was lone bread-earner for the family due which whole family had to face a lot of financial difficulties until Jadeja made it big in the field of cricket.
2. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
India’s well known medium-pace bowler, Bhuvneshwar Kumar belonged to a poor family of Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. It was Kumar’s father and sister, who supported him in all difficult times.
3. Umesh Yadav
Umesh Yadav’s father was a coal miner who somehow managed to provide family with two-time food a day.
4. Irfan Pathan
Irfan Pathan belonged to poor family before he shot to fame. He grew up with half-brother Yusuf Pathan in a mosque in Surat. Irfan’s father who served as the muezzin at the local mosque wanted both of his sons to become Islamic scholars.
5. Munaf Patel
Munaf Patel’s family was so poor that his father used to work on someone else’s farm. Being a lone earning hand in family, Munaf was many times told by family to start working and start supporting his father and family.