in the year 2008 IPL The fortunes of the players playing Indian domestic cricket have taken a big turn with the advent of . The Indian Premier League (IPL) has done the work of lighting the lives of hundreds of players living in the darkness of oblivion. In this league, Indian uncapped players are rewarded with a lot of money and fame along with the opportunity to play with foreign players.
Meanwhile, today we are going to tell you the story of a player who started playing cricket with Rs 200, whereas today, because of IPL, this player is the owner of crores today.
This player touched the dimensions of success from IPL
Actually we’re talking Navdeep Saini (Navdeep Saini), as a right arm fast bowler of high stature, Navdeep proves to be a very lethal bowler. In the IPL 2022 mega auction, the Rajasthan Royals franchise has roped in 29-year-old Navdeep as part of their team for a whopping price of Rs 2.6 crore. Navdeep’s specialty is consistently bowling at a speed of 140 -145 kms.
The story of Navdeep’s struggle is very inspiring, this player who plays for Delhi in Indian domestic cricket hails from Karnal, Haryana. There was a time when Navdeep used to get only Rs 200 per match for playing in a domestic tournament. The funny thing is that this tournament was played with tennis ball instead of leather.
Gautam Gambhir extended a helping hand
The credit of Navdeep Saini’s achievement in the cricket world is given to former India opener Gautam Gambhir. During the Karnal Premier League, former Delhi bowler Sunil Narwal saw Navdeep Saini bowling and told Gautam about Navdeep. After this, Gambhir called Saini for net practice. Where this young bowler impressed Gautam with his pace and way of bowling. After this Gautam asked him to come for practice every day.
Navdeep Saini has also played for Team India. He has played 2 Tests, 8 ODIs and 11 T20 Internationals for India. After his first Test against Afghanistan in the year 2018, Navdeep Saini, referring to Gautam, said that
“Whenever I talk about Gambhir, I find myself emotional. When I played some matches for Delhi, it was he who said that if I keep performing and working hard like this, then soon I will play for Team India. He recognized me, which I did not even know. I feel happy when I think about their words.