Want to be a professional cricketer?
There are some exceptional players, who till they developed the love for cricket, tried their hands on other games. A school or college allows you to explore your talent in the field, which you love. There are different inter-school competitions which give you a more high-profile game.
There are few cricketers, who we are going to discuss here, have mastered different games before getting admission in cricket. Some have also participated in world cups of different games. Here, are the five international cricketers who have played another sport before ending up as the best batsman and bowler.
5 Cricketers Who Played Other Sports Before Playing Cricket:
5. Brendon McCullum:
Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has been the best cricketer for the Kiwis. He has showcased the best game of the cricket through his bat and strategy as the captain.
But before getting in cricket, he has chosen Rugby as his game in the school days. He has played many high profile games at school level competition. His best performance has kept All Blacks star Dan Carter from a South Island secondary schools rugby team out of the game.
Well, after retiring from cricket and enjoying much success, he has again joined the Rugby team. The 36-year-old keep posting about his Rugby game on social media.