Ever since its global development in the 19th and 20th centuries, cricket is now a billion-dollar industry. Especially in India, people are crazy about the sport and the cricketers. It is after all the most played sport in the country, and the country’s revenue makes up around 45% of the total cricket revenue, with 75% of the revenue coming from the Indian Premier League alone.
Considering the net worth of the industry, one can only imagine how much the industry might pay its cricketers. Case in point, Actors are revered around the globe and held in high regard by their fans. Their life is constantly on the radar of their fans and audience. The attention that they get from around the world can be inciting at times.
Meanwhile, a couple of cricketers tried their luck in acting but failed miserably. In this article, we will take a look at the two former cricketers who failed to make an impact as far as the acting field is concerned.
1. Ajay Jadeja:
Cricketers have time and again been linked to the industry in some way or another, be it relationships with actors or the sports personalities being a part of films. Ajay Jadeja is another such personality that has been a part of the Bollywood industry as well.
However, his movie, ‘Khel’ did not do well at the box office and was declared a flop after which he was forced to reconsider acting.
2. Vinod Kambli:
All the cricketers who have tried their hand at acting have come to the conclusion that they are better off away from the silver screen. Vinod Kambli is no exception. After appearing in a few movies here and there he decided that he was just better as a cricketer and it is best to stick to what he knows best.