Cricketers are worshipped like gods in India. A sport that is loved by over 1.3 billion people has some of the biggest names in the country and is treated no less than Rockstars. We see cricketers with their expensive cars and lavish homes but we don’t consider what amount of hard work they had to go through to get such riches. Bollywood celebrities and cricketers are pretty much on the same level when it comes to popularity. Much of this credit goes to the Indian Premier League which has taken the game to a whole different level.
However, the cricketers we see today with their net worth shooting up the ceiling did not come into this world with a silver spoon in their mouth. Many of the Indian National Team stars were extremely poor and has minimum opportunities at the start of the career. In this article, we will discuss about some of these cricketers who started out with the bare minimum.