3 Cricketers who never gave up in their career

3 Cricketers who never gave up in their career
3 Cricketers who never gave up in their career

Cricket is all about ups and downs. At one moment players are at top of the world and the next moment, they are going through a very tough phase. Every player faces this phrase in their career. Successful players are those who passed their tough phrases with ease, patience, and never give up attitude. So, in this article, we will see 3 players who never gave up on their careers.

#1 Marvan Atapattu

Former right-handed batsmen and ex-captain of Sri Lanka Marvan Atapattu made his debut in 1990 against India where he got out on the first ball of his career. After which he was dropped from the team. He started working hard in domestic cricket and again made his name to the team but again he got out without even scoring a run.

Again, he was dropped and after two years selectors gave him chance for the third time but for the third time too, he was unable to do well. Then after a lot of hard work and never give up mindset he again made his place in the team after three years. This time he made his first century against India which took him 7 years. After which he never looked back and achieved great heights in the game. He later became the captain of the Sri Lankan team.

#2 Misbah ul-Haq

Former Pakistani captain Misbah ul-Haq completed his B.Sc. degree and then MBA degree by the age of 23 and he even started working in the textile industry for a living but he never forgot his passion for playing cricket and he continued that passion side by side and he made his debut at the age of 24 where after few matches, he was dropped for calling his batting to be old school type.

But later with hard work he made his name in the T20 team and became successful too but after the 2007 T20 world cup final he has dropped from the team again. Later when Pakistan got into many sports fixing scandals Misbah was given the captaincy of unstable Pakistan side. Where he proved his worth and made Pakistan a very good side in test cricket. He also scored the fastest century of tests at that time. He was almost 34 when given the captaincy but he with his hard work never said no to the opportunities.

#3 Sourav Ganguly

Current BCCI president and former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly made his debut at the age of 22 when he got out after scoring only 3 runs and later, he was dropped from the team. Then after almost 4 years he made his comeback against England and played a 131 runs knock at Lord’s in 1996.

Later in 2000 when the Indian team was facing a tough time due to fixing scandals, they badly need a good leader and Ganguly finds that opportunity and took charge of India’s captaincy. He in his captaincy made the Indian team one of the best in the world. Ganguly always made time to time debuts in his career. His memorable knocks against Pakistan at the age of 35 were one example of it.