Today in this article, we are going to tell you about five Indian-origin players who were born in India, but they not only played cricket for foreign teams, but also captained those teams.
Updated: April 08, 2022 04:13:48 pm
Cricket is considered like a festival in a country like India. Apart from those who watch cricket in India, the number of people who play is also almost the same. But in India with a population of more than 130 crores, there are very few players who can play for the national team. But still, out of lakhs of thousands of players, some are able to play for the country. India has given many stars like Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli to the cricket world. Apart from this, if you look at the recent years, you will find that some players in India do not get a chance at the international level, then they go to play for other countries. Which includes teams from Australia, New Zealand, America and West Indies etc. Along with this, these players not only got success while playing for foreign teams, but some players have also captained that foreign team.
5 indian origin players who have captained other country
The Chennai-born cricketer had a wonderful career for England. He had to work very hard to play for the England team, but his result finally got him as the captain. Nasser Hussain captained England in 45 Tests and 56 ODIs, winning 17 Tests and 28 ODIs respectively. He is considered a successful captain in England cricket history. Nasir Hussain has scored 5764 runs in Tests and 2332 runs in ODIs for England.
Ashish Bagai was born in 1982 in Delhi. He shifted to Canada at the age of 11. He not only played cricket for Canada at the international level but also became the captain of the team. Ashish captained Canada in 27 ODIs and 4 T20Is from 2007 to 2013, winning just 8 ODIs.
Let us tell you that he was born in Guyana but his parents are Indian. who had settled in the West Indies. Apart from this, he was known for his orthodox batting style. He is the first Indo-Caribbean player to play 100 Test matches for West Indies. He was a promising West Indies batsman, who captained the West Indies in 16 ODIs and 14 Test matches.
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