Refusing to adopt father even before he was born, mother made a cricketer by washing clothes of others, playing IPL today is fulfilling his family’s dream

Rovman Powell is a West Indies cricketer who is playing in the first IPL this year. Powell’s life has been spent in many conflicts.

Apr 30, 2022 | 11:41 PM

Rovman Powell of West Indies is winning the hearts of fans with his stormy batting in IPL 2022. For Powell, cricket is not just a game, but the only way he has managed to take care of his family and bring them out of poverty. The player whom his father wanted to kill in the womb is the support of the family today. (Rovman Powell Instagra)

He was born in the Bannister District of Old Harbor, Jamaica, in the West Indies.  His mother used to do laundry.  From this the expenses of the house were run.  Seeing his mother working so hard, Powell had promised her that he would end his family's poverty through cricket.  He did not want to die as a poor.  Powell's mother had full faith in him, so she always supported the son.  (Rovman Powell Instagram)

He was born in the Bannister District of Old Harbor, Jamaica, in the West Indies. His mother used to do laundry. From this the expenses of the house were run. Seeing his mother working so hard, Powell had promised her that he would end his family’s poverty through cricket. He did not want to die as a poor. Powell’s mother had full faith in him, so she always supported the son. (Rovman Powell Instagram)

Powell's mother told in a video shared by CPL that when it was raining water in their house, Powell himself took care of the house by sleeping his mother and sister.  Since then, Powell has taken care of his family at every step.  (Rovman Powell Instagram)

Powell’s mother told in a video shared by CPL that when it was raining water in their house, Powell himself took care of the house by sleeping his mother and sister. Since then, Powell has taken care of his family at every step. (Rovman Powell Instagram)

Powell told that whatever he does, he does it for his mother.  He said, 'I have seen my mother working hard without getting tired.  Whenever I get stuck somewhere while playing, I think I am not doing this for myself because if I had done something for myself, I would have stopped but, I am doing it for my mother.  I am doing it for my sister.'(Screengrab)

Powell told that whatever he does, he does it for his mother. He said, ‘I have seen my mother working hard without getting tired. Whenever I get stuck somewhere while playing, I think I am not doing this for myself because if I had done something for myself, I would have stopped but, I am doing it for my mother. I am doing it for my sister.'(Screengrab)

Powell has made his debut in the IPL this year.  He was bought by Delhi Capitals in a mega auction with a bid of Rs 2.80 crore.  Till now Powell has scored 100 runs in 8 matches.  He has played many stormy innings of Delhi.  In the match played on Thursday, Powell scored an unbeaten 33 against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to win the team.  (twitter)

Powell has made his debut in IPL this year. He was bought by Delhi Capitals in a mega auction with a bid of Rs 2.80 crore. Till now Powell has scored 100 runs in 8 matches. He has played many stormy innings of Delhi. In the match played on Thursday, Powell scored an unbeaten 33 against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to win the team. (twitter)






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