South Africa’s spin bowler Keshav Maharaj did a wonderful job in the ODI series played against India. Keshav Maharaj could not take many wickets in this series, but big wickets like Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli definitely came in his account.
Published: January 26, 2022 02:28:37 pm
There are many players of Indian origin who play for foreign team and also win the hearts of fans with their brilliant performance. Monty Panesar, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Shivnarine Chanderpaul are many such players who played a different level of cricket whenever they came out against Team India. Now another name seems to be adding to this list. South Africa’s Indian-origin spinner Keshav Maharaj performed brilliantly in the ODI series played against India, while one of his comments caught everyone’s attention after his team’s 3-0 win. Keshav Maharaj wrote Jai Shri Ram in the comment.
This comment of Keshav Maharaj became viral on social media in no time and people started investigating why Keshav Maharaj wrote Jai Shri Ram and what is his relation with India. Through this article, we will try to share the same stories related to Keshav Maharaj’s life in front of you.
Keshav Maharaj is related to Sultanpur in UP. Keshav Maharaj’s great-grandfather left India and went to South Africa around 1874 and started doing business there. After which Keshav’s father also moved to South Africa and there Keshav Maharaj was born. Keshav Maharaj has a deep affinity for Indian culture and has been seen worshiping in temples on many occasions.
Keshav Maharaj is a great devotee of Hanuman ji. When former Indian wicket-keeper batsman Kiran More went to South Africa, seeing Keshav Maharaj, he had predicted that this boy would become a big cricketer and would definitely join the South African team. Keshav Maharaj has more than 500 wickets in his name in first class cricket.
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