Suraj Randiv – The Cricketer Turned Bus Driver

Former Sri Lanka cricketer Suraj Randiv is functioning as a transport driver in Australia’s Melbourne in the wake of resigning from cricket. He additionally plays club cricket in the country. Sri Lanka’s former right-arm off-spinner Suraj Randiv, who was a part of his country’s ICC 2011 World Cup squad, is now functioning as a transport driver in Australia to make money. Aside from Randiv two other worldwide cricketers are working in a similar calling in Melbourne, Australia. The other two being countryman Chinthaka Jayasinghe and Zimbabwe’s Waddington Mwayenga have been working in these positions since their movement. 

The triplet works for a French-based organization called Transdev. The three previous cricketers by and by play for nearby cricket clubs, in any case, are compelled to pick an alternate vocation way for their endurance in Australia. 

Notwithstanding, out of the previous internationals, Randiv is the one in particular who plays at the regional level and addresses Dandenong Cricket Club in Australia. The homegrown club is partnered with Victoria Premier Cricket and participates in Cricket Australia State Competitions also. Peter Siddle, James Pattinson, and Sarah Elliot are not many of the striking cricketers who have played for the club before. 

Life takes unforeseen turns and surprisingly the most grounded need to yield to earn enough to pay the bills. Cricketers these days procure millions with a few establishment alliances all throughout the planet however once upon a time openings were restricted in any event, for the best of global stars who addressed their country at the most elevated level. There are various previous global cricketers who have since quite a while ago headed out in different directions from the game and are making a living somewhere else. 

Randiv is right now living in Melbourne, Australia where he drives a transport to get by. While Randiv was essential for Sri Lanka’s 2011 World Cup squad, Chinthaka Namaste played five T20Is for Sri Lanka and scored 49 runs. Mwayenga made his ODI debut against Pakistan in 2002 and played three ODIs and a singular Test match for his country. The three previous cricketers 

Randiv played 12 Tests, 31 ODIs, and 7 T20Is for Sri Lanka prior to declaring his retirement from worldwide cricket. He picked 43, 36, and 7 wickets in the three arrangements individually. The off-spinner likewise played for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). 

He keeps on playing cricket for a nearby club in Melbourne and right now addresses Dandenong Cricket Club which additionally participates in Cricket Australia’s state rivalries. The 36-year-old uncovered he was as of late called up by Cricket Australia to bowl at Australian batsmen in the nets to assist them with setting up the India Test arrangement which finished up in January.