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What Is The Logic Behind Cricketers’ Jersey Numbers?

In the world of sports, players always wear a jersey with a specific number, but it also has some secrets that we will tell you today.

Be it football cricket or hockey. Each participating player wears a specific jersey number during the game and often never changes this number during a career that spans many years. There are some secrets behind the players wearing certain numbered jerseys.
Today we will tell you the hidden truth behind the jersey numbers of five current and former Indian players in the field of cricket, which will surprise you.
1:Yuvraj Singh

Former Indian power hitter Yuvraj Singh wore the number 12 jersey during his career, which is the reason for the number 12’s influence in his life. That is, he was born on the 12th of December. The secret behind this jersey of the former captain is that he was born on the 7th of July, while his favorite footballer Cristiano Ronaldo’s jersey number is 7.

2:Ravichandran Ashwin:


Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is always seen wearing a jersey with the number 99 on the field of cricket. The jersey number was already used by the famous West Indies batsman Brian Lara and no one else could wear this jersey number. Ashwin solved this by having the number 99 on his jersey, which is still It can be said that he got the lucky number printed twice on his jersey.

3:Kuldeep Yadav:


Indian spinner Kuldeep Yadav always wears jersey number 23 because he admired Australian spinner Shane Warne since childhood. This admiration led him to choose Shane Warne’s jersey number for his own.

4:Rahul Dravid:


When former Indian captain and current head coach Rahul Dravid started his cricket career, his jersey number was 5, but after some time he changed it to 19 and till the end of his career, he used to wear the same jersey number. He explained the reason for this very interestingly. Rahul Dravid said that his wife’s date of birth is 19, but he could not remember his wife’s birthday due to his busy schedule, so he made her date of birth his jersey number to always remember.

5:MS Dhoni:


The former and highly successful captain of the Indian cricket team, MS Dhoni, has retired from international cricket but is still playing in the IPL.

Dhoni has used the number 7 jersey for as long as he has played international cricket, he has now represented two teams in the IPL but has been using the number 7 jersey since the beginning.

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