1. Joginder Sharma
Joginder Sharma will always be remembered for his last over in the ICC World T20 2007. He became an overnight star in Indian cricket and made himself an unforgettable cricketer. However, Sharma’s cricketing career never really flourished as expected and today, he serves as a DSP in Haryana Police. Well, at least, he’s serving the nation in a noble way.
2. Shanthakumaran Sreesanth
S Sreesanth’s career took a drastic turn after the spot-fixing allegation in the India Premier League (IPL), which led to his life-long ban from competitive cricket. Known for his celebratory dance moves on-field, Sreesanth decided to move into the tinsel town and today, he’s one of the upcoming stars on Mollywood.
Sreesanth also contested assembly election from Bhartiya Janta Party ticked from Kerela and lost it.
3. Debashish Mohanty
Debashish Mohanty was one of the key players in India’s victory in the Sahara Cup against Pakistan during the 90s. He’s also one of the few players to have a the record of taking ten wickets in domestic cricket. Mohanty, although an excellent bowler lost his place in the team to Ajit Agarkar and currently is employed by the National Aluminium Company Limited, Odisha.
4. Saddagopan Ramesh
Saddagopan Ramesh was once India’s first choice opener in Test cricket. Known for his stiff footwork, Ramesh made many valuable contribution to Indian cricket with his bat at the top of the order in Test cricket. Ramesh chose to give up his career in cricket and like many cricketers do, decided to join the film industry. If you’re into Tamil cinema, you may have spotted Ramesh in the 2008 flick,Santosh Subramaniam and also, Potta Potti.
5. Andrew Flintoff
Andre Flintoff is one of the best all-rounders England have ever produced. After retiring from international cricket, Flintoff became a professional boxer. Flintoff, 6’4, put an end to all apprehensions regarding his career choice by beating down America’s Richard Dawson on his professional boxing debut.
6. Sir Curtley Ambrose
One of the greatest fast bowlers in cricket history , Sir Curtley Ambrose terrorised almost every batsman he bowled against with his speed and aggression. Ambrose made the most investing career shift. Sir Curtley Ambrose is now a reggae musician who plays the bass in a band called Tfe Baldhead.