Bollywood and cricket are two of the things that keep us thrilled. Many Bollywood actors played the role of cricketers in the movies. Well, there are also some of the popular cricketers who tried their hands in acting. Let us take a look at these cricketers.
1. Sandeep Patil
Sandeep Patil is a former hard-hitting middle-order batsman, who played 29 Test and 45 ODI matches for India from 1980 to 1986. He also tried his luck in acting and appeared in the film Kabhi Ajnabi Thé (1985). However, the things did not work out for him.
2. Syed Kirmani
Syed Kirmani is a former Indian wicketkeeper who played 49 ODI and 88 Test matches for India. Well, Sandeep Patil is not the only cricketer in the movie Kabhi Ajnabi The (1985) as Syed Kirmani also made his acting debut with this one. Unfortunately, neither of the cricketers could pursue their acting career further.
3. Salim Durani
Salim Durani is a former Indian cricketer. He was an all-rounder that played 29 Test matches from 1960 to 1973. Salim left cricket for good back in 1973 and turned towards acting in Bollywood. He appeared in Charitra (1973). However, his acting career could not grow after that.
4. Sunil Gavaskar
Sunil Gavaskar is a legendary cricketer who was the member of Indian cricket team from 1971 to 1987. He played 125 Test and 108 ODI matches. He also acted in a Bollywood movie, Savli Premachi. But he did not resume his Bollywood career.