Not every person with the talent of playing cricket can become a famous and successful cricketer. Sad but a true fact! Luck plays an important part in every sports person’s life. But the saddest misfortune happens with cricketers whose talent get overshadowed by some contemporary legendary player. However, many such players have made good place for themselves in online fantasy cricket leagues later.
But it’s sad when we think about the brighter prospects of their career in case they wouldn’t be outshone by the legendary cricketers. It’s merely coincidence that at the same time some outstanding performers moved into the same team. There are many, however these 4 needs a special mention.
For fantasy cricket in India, Dinesh Karthik is undoubtedly a known name. In spite of being talented his timing was bad. The time when Dinesh Karthik was trying to make a mark for himself, MS Dhoni came into the picture. From the moment Dhoni got into the Indian cricket team, all eyes remain fixated on his striking performance. Even when Dhoni retired from the tests, selectors took Wriddhiman instead of Karthik! Although he has 263 runs in three test matches against England in 2007, however things didn’t turn out to be great for the cricketer.
If you’re an ardent cricket fan, that there was a time when you would have surely hard the name of Kaif quiet a few times. There are two major memories of Kaif’s perfor4mance in the mind of people. One was the winning moment in the Natwest Tri-series final and the other was the great fielding partnership with Yuvraj Singh. However, he couldn’t make it among the big ones. Because at the same time the versatile names like Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar was already on a winning spree! The dream of Kaif to make it to the top remained a dream forever!
From 1990 to 2000, the Australian cricket team had the strongest batting line up. This smashing Victorian player was one of the gems in the team. However, he was not selected by the selectors for a long time. It’s not that his performance was not upto the mark. However, his performances were covered by the other promising players of the team. He thus announced an early retirement in 2008. If things would have been different, then surely this person would have been a favorite player in fantasy cricket games.
The name of MacGill would have been counted among the best spinners of Australian team if only his ear did not clash with that of Shane Warne. Even after Warne’s retirement the spinner couldn’t make it big in the team. His best scores were 8?108 against Bangladesh in the year 2005. However, when time came for MacGill to show off his skills, it was too late and demotivation had already taken a toll over his career graph. However, he was a team player and added invaluably to the winnings of Australian cricket team till the time he was in the team.
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