Hard work never goes in vain, proved by a Thangarasu Natarajan, a talented cricketer from state of Tamil Nadu who had not all the resources for playing but still managed to get success. Check out his struggle story before he got picked by IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab for Rupees 3 Crores for upcoming 10th season of IPL.
In India we have seen many sports persons who are from small villages but got able to achieve success with their hardwork & dedication. Former Indian skipper, MS Dhoni is also among such players. And when these players get success in life they inspired thousnads others. And we believe same will be the case with Natarajan.
Kings XI Punjab Purchased TN Cricketer Natarajan For Rs 3 Crores
Thangarasu Natarajan, is a young cricketing talent from state of Tamil Nadu. He is Left-Arm pacer who plays for Tamil Nadu team. During the auction of world’s biggest cricketing league IPL, destiny came to himselff & he was sold for a whopping Rs 3 crores for IPL 10 2017. He was being picked by Punjab 20 times his base price tag which was Rs 10 Lakh.
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You must be wondering,So What ?? Ben Stokes has been sold for Rupees 14.5 Crores, Tymal Mills for Rs 12 Crores & there is a big difference in 3 & 12 or 14 Crs. But that actually is not the point.
If we talk about few years back, his family have not even thought of getting even 1 or 2 Lakhs in their life. That was the condition of his family but his dedication, hardwork & struggles pays him off & condition will surely got better for whole his family.
Thangarasu Natarajan Past Life Details & His Struggle Story
He hails from a small village Chinnappampatt, Salem. His father is daily wage worker in a Saree Manufacturing Unit & hardly ones 500 in a day to get living of 7 members of family. So to get living, his mother also works & sell roadside snacks.
He is the eldest of 5 siblings including one brother & 3 sisters besides him. Being eldest there is also a big responsibility on him & probably that is what brings him here now & will make him in future.
He started to play cricket from tennis ball. Just like every Indian child he too had a great affection for cricket & he used to play with his friends. He used to collect cups & trophies which he won playing Tennis Ball cricket. But that was the time he used to play it for fun & never ever dream about that his love for the game will bring him at this stage.
When He Came Into Notice ??
A cricketer from 4th division of Chennai noticed Natarajan’s love for cricket. It was A Jayaprakash, who convinced his parents to took him for Professional cricket after getting impressed with his immense talent & capabilities. Natarajan came to Chennai along with Jayaprakash and stayed in his club.
What He has Achieved Till Now ?
Talking about his milestones, there are few for now but it is just a start & the time is not far when he will be popular in whole cricketing world.
2010-2011: After moving to Chennai, he played for TNCA i.e. Tamil Nadu Cricket Association’s 4th division and represented BSNL
2012- 2013: He played for the 1st division league of TNCA. Then, he played for Vijay.
2014: He played for Jolly Rovers. There he fielded for biggies Murali Vijay and R Ashwin.
2016: He made Ranji debut at Eden Gardens against Bengal
All was going good, but he got reported for a illegal bowling action. But he brings himself out this bad episode. Recently he came to notice when he bowled 6 yorkers in a super over in the Tamil Nadu Premier League match. His story was also reported in Hindu last December .
2017 : Got a place in Kings XIP squad, IPL 10 franchise as bought for Rs 3,00,00,000
This was the struggle story & past life of T Natarajan. Isn’t it inspiring for all of us & young generations ??? Although he has way to go & achieve more but it is really inspiring. We all are waiting for his performance in IPL season 10.