S Sreesanth

Other names of S Sreesanth: Sreesanth, S. Sreesanth, Shanthakumaran Sreesanth

Sreesanth is an Indian cricket player. He was born on February 6, 1983. He is a right-arm fast-medium-pace bowler and a tail-ender batsman too. He has played for Kerela in domestic cricket and was a part of Rajasthan Royals Team in Indian Premier League. He was banned from playing cricket for life in September 2013 due to his alleged spot-fixing in 2013 IPL. Sreesanth is soon going to make his debut in the film industry as an actor in the movie ‘Big Picture’. Sreesanth was born to Savithri Devi and Santhakumaran Nair.

He has three siblings all elder to him, one brother and two sisters. His brother owns a music company in Kerala, and his sister ‘ Nivedita’ is a Television actress. Also, his sister Divya got married to famous South playback singer, Madhu Balakrishnan.

In December 2013, Sreesanth got married to his girlfriend Bhuvneshwari Kumari in Kerela. She is a fashion designer by profession. Sreesanth also took part in Dance reality show; ‘ Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 7’ aired on Colors TV. Sreesanth's full name is Shanthakumaran Sreesanth.

His debut in cricket came through in a Ranji Trophy match against Goa in 2002-2003. Then he represented India-B in Challenger's Trophy in 2005. He performed exceptionally well, and that earned him Man of the Series award. This led him to get selected in the Indian team in ODI format against Sri Lanka. Sreesanth played a major role in T20 World Cup 2007. In semi-final match of India against Australia, he took important wickets which led to India's victory. He also became a part of a controversy when Harbhajan Singh slapped him in 2008 IPL. Though later, they solved the differences. He is a very aggressive player and has many times led to tussle among the players. He has also been fined for his emotional behavior on the field.

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Shanthakumaran Sreesanth, the dramatic cricketer, the one who always expressed his emotions through aggressive behavior on the field, was warned several times since he violated the code of conduct laid down by the International Cricket Council, the BCCI. He was then cast aside by the Kerala cricket association for having not turned up for Kerala's Ranji Trophy group meeting in Kannur.

On the flip side of the coin, S. Sreesanth was a fast/medium paced, right arm bowler and a right handed batsman for the Indian cricket team. A cricketer could not be forgotten for his bowling moves and also his sixes against the South African team player Andre Nel. He used to play for Kerala, his native and in the IPL series for Rajasthan Royals. He was the first to have represented Kerala for Twenty20 cricket series, India. However, with his behavior and conduct, he pulled the last straw by being involved in spot-fixing during IPL season 6 in the year 2013. Sreesanth along with two others, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila from Rajasthan Royals were charged with this crime and arrested as well. In September 2013, Sreesanth along with his teammate, Ankeet Chavan were banned from playing for India by BCCI's disciplinary board. In the year 2015, he was acquitted of it. Sreesanth today still looks out for that window of opportunity to be called back to play again for the team. When recently interviewed in 2015 about BCCI's ban from him playing even today, he stated that he would wait until the apex cricket body in the country takes a favourable decision.

Concerning his personal life, Sreesanth married his long time beau Bhuvneshwari Kumari in Kerala. Today he continues to live life standing tall. He is currently tied up with his Bollywood debut by Pooja Bhatt's, Cabaret, where he plays a negative role. He has also bagged the lead in a big budget film, directed by the renowned director Sana Yadi Reddy. This movie is to be dubbed in 14 languages as well. Sreesanth also stated in one of his interviews that he seeks to build a good career for himself in the film industry.

Sourav Ganguly Hindi Actor

Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly, a man with honor who has made India proud always is one of India’s most successful captain. Though born with a silver spoon, he became affluent with his efforts. His initial attraction was football which turned into a cricket. He is a well-renowned left- handed batsman. His brother was a constant pillar of support for his dream. The fire for cricket burned inside him since schooling days, and he worked hard for it. He was called for the national team for a tour of England in 1996, after scoring an inning of 171 in the 1995-96 Duleep Trophy. He along with Sachin Tendulkar has scored a 255 run stand which became the highest partnership in 1997. Later he was awarded man of the match title four times consecutively. He is also a Right arm medium bowler, and his best bowling was when he took five wickets for 16 runs in 10 overs in ODI. However, his highest partnership score was with Rahul Dravid achieving 318 runs and is also the highest partnership score in cricket history. In March 1998, he became the second highest scorer in World Cup history by scoring 183 from 158 balls hitting 17 fours and seven sixes. He has been awarded Padma Shri in 2004 which was handed to him by then President of India Late Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam. He is called by names like Bengal Tiger, Dada which reveal the respect people have for him. Presently he is seen as a cricket commentator and President of Editorial board with Wisden India. He has a full-fledged family with wife Dona and daughter Sana. He was also involved in many controversies and despite those controversies, he still managed to earn the respect of all Indians.

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Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble is a former cricketer who played for Indian team and he was also the team captain. Anil Kumble was born on 17th October 1970 in Bengaluru, Karnataka. His parents are Saroja and Krishna Swamy. His brother's name is Dinesh Kumble. He took his primary education from Holy Saint English School. He attended National College, Basavanagudi for his junior college years and completed his graduation in B.E in Mechanical Engineering from Rashtreeya Vidyalaya Engineering College. His nickname 'Jumbo' is kept by his speedy deliveries he bowls and also because of his foot size. Kumble started playing cricket at the age of 13; he joined the cricket academy Young Cricketers in Bangalore. On 30th November 1989 he played his debut first- class game from Karnataka against Hyderabad; he took four wickets in the match. He was then selected for U-19 India against Pakistan; he scored 113 and 76 in two tests respectively. He was selected in the national squad; he played his first ODI against Sri Lanka in Austral-Asia Cup at Sharjah on 25th April 1990 and made his Test debut against England the same year and picked up three wickets in the first innings. He further proved himself and made a mark as a genuine spinner during India's tour to South Africa in 1992. In the four test match series, he took 18 wickets at an average of 25.94 with the economy rate of 1.84. Kumble took 50 wickets in 10 matches, fastest by any Indian till Ravichandran Ashwin broke the record achieving it in 9 matches. His 100 wickets came in 21 test matches, which are second fastest after Erapalli Prasanna; he achieved it in 20 matches. Kumble in the year 1995 played in English Cricket season. He took 105 wickets at an average of 20.40 in the season and was the only bowler to achieve the mark of taking 100 wickets in the season. For his performance, he was named among the five cricketers of the year by the English County Cricket. The year 1996 turned out to be a very successful for Kumble as he took 90 wickets at an average of 24.14 in Tests and ODI together. He played in 1996 World Cup and was the highest wicket taker for India with picking 15 wickets at an average of 18.73. On 27th November 1993, Kumble took six wickets conceding only 12 runs against West Indies in the final of Hero Cup; this Indian record remained for a long time. Kumble is the only bowler after Jim Laker to take ten wickets in an innings. He gave this performance against Pakistan on 7th February 1999 in Delhi. Javagal Srinath helped Kumble to achieve this feat by bowling bowls to avoid taking wickets at another end. Kumble is the only third spinner in Test cricket history and second Indian to take 400 Test wickets; he achieved this milestone on 6th October 2004. He is also the second spinner after Shane Warne to score more than 2000 runs and to take 500 wickets; he took his 500th Test wicket on 11th March 2006. Kumble holds the record for most leg before the wicket dismissals to his name. He scored his maiden hundred in his 118th Test match which is a world record to score hundred after playing most number of matches. He is the only leg spinner to become the captain of the team; in November 2007, he was appointed as the captain of Test team. He reached the feat to take 600 wickets on 17th January 2008 against Austrailia. He is the third bowler to take 600 wickets after Shane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan. He is also only Indian bowler to take 5-wicket hauls in an inning more than 30 times and among the four bowlers in the world. Kumble announced his retirement from all circuits on 2nd November 2008. On 21st November 2010 he was elected as the President of KSCA (Karnataka State Cricket Association). On 12th October 2012, he was also appointed as the Chairman of ICC Cricket Committee. In 1995, he received Arjuna Award from the Government of India. In 1996, he was named among the Wisden Cricketers of the year. In 2005, he was also honored by Padma Shri. In 2015, he received ICC Cricket Hall of Fame Award from ICC.

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