Cricket players who got their citizenship changed
There are many players from different countries to play international cricket for multiple countries i.e. few cricketers were born in a particular country but they played cricket for other countries as well. Today we will give you a 5 player list of those cricketers who played for other countries too, apart from their countries of birth.
English all rounder Ben Stokes was born in Christchurch, New Zealand. He was born in New Zealand In 1991 but now he is playing for England. There are many English cricketers who were born in some other countries but now they are playing for England and Ben Stokes is one of them. Stokes was the man of the match against New Zealand in the World Cup final. The irony is he won England the world cup against his own country i.e New Zealand. https://alleysport.com
Imran Tahir is a South African cricketer. Tahir is a stupendous leg spin bowler. Did you know? Tahir was born in Lahore, Pakistan in 1979. Imran has also played for Pakistan under-19 team. But later he married a girl of South African nationality and thus received citizenship of South Africa and as luck would have it , he went on to become the most successful spin bowler for South Africa. https://www.cricbuzz.com/profiles/6667/imran-tahir
Usman Khawaja is an Australian Batsman. Khawaja was born in Islamabad, Pakistan in 1986. He is the first Pakistan-born player to play for Australian cricket team. Khawaja has been very successful for Australia across all formats of cricket. https://alleysport.com
Eoin Morgan, the captain of England cricket team. He is the most successful England captain in ODI cricket. Born in Dublin, Ireland in 1986. He also played for Ireland, but now he is playing for England and is leading the team from the front in all aspects, winning them their first Cricket World Cup.
New Zealand’s dashing batsman Colin Munro is a very dynamic player. He was born in Durban, South Africa in 1987. Colin Munro who is currently playing for New Zealand and is considered a T20 specialist. There are many South Africa born players who play for other countries across the globe.