Cricket World Cup Dads
These cricket players not only have to score big for their fans, but also for their children.
India’s batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has two kids named Sara and Arjun. According to Liveindia.com Tendulkar has to wear a wig in order to go unnoticed from fans if he wants to go to the movies with his kids.
English batsman Kevin Pietersen left the World Twenty 20 tournament just in time to be at his son Dylan’s birth. According to MailOnline Pietersen described his child’s birth as the most amazing experience of his life.
According to Espncricinfo.com New Zealand’s captain Daniel Vettori amusingly retired as the head of his family to spend more quality time with his black capped family. Vettori has two sons named James and Michael.
Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakarra is the proud father to boy and girl twins named Kavith and Swyree. Sangakarra wrote on his blog that nothing tops the feeling of being a dad and his twins are the ones that bring him luck.
According to Timesonline.co.uk England’s skipper Andrew Strauss missed a final Test match against Pakistan to attend the birth of his first child. Strauss has two sons named Luca and Sam.
Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has a daughter named Emmy-Charlotte. According to People.com she made her entry into the world four weeks early, but fortunately Ponting was at home for the birth recovering from a surgery.
Indian batsman Virender Sehwag’s son Aryavir was born two days before his own birthday. According to Newstrackindia.com Sehwag won’t compel his son to follow in his cricket footsteps and will support him in whatever path he decides to take.
Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi has two daughters named Aqsa and Ansha. In his interview with Justchill.com Afridi said that he wants to give his children a religious upbringing.