Virat Kohli to MS Dhoni: 6 Indian cricketers and their WWE counterpart
First Published Dec 14, 2020, 2:32 PM IST
Cricketers usually make a name for themselves in cricket, but many of them have a knack for following other sports, including World Wrestling Entertainment. On the same note, many have wondered who some of the Indian cricketers would actually signify from WWE.
Be it any cricketer, everyone goes on to make a name for himself in the sport, while some tend to follow other sports. Meanwhile, many cricketers have also expressed their love for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), while some even follow it to date.
Speaking of WWE, some of the wrestlers are famous for their unique character. In the same light, we analyse as to which WWE Superstar do some of the cricketers represent.
S Sreesanth (Dean Ambrose/Jon Moxley): Sreesanth is famous for being one of the most conniving Indian bowlers, owing to his tendency to get under the skin of every batsman, including the umpires, and his wild celebrations. He is a perfect resemblance of former WWE and AEW world champion, Deam Ambrose (Jon Moxley in AEW), who was nicknamed the 'Lunatic Fringe' for being unpredictable and beating up people whenever he wanted, making him uncontrollable at times.
Sachin Tendulkar (Hulk Hogan): The Master Blaster and probably the Greatest of All Time (GOAT), he has to be someone special, who we wish could be immortal. And, speaking of special ones, he can well be compared to legendary WWE Hall of Famer, Hulk Hogan, who is often referred to as the 'Immortal' himself. Hogan happens to be a 12-time WWE world champion, thereby cementing his legacy as one of the GOATs, while Tendulkar seems to have well followed his footsteps in.
Sourav Ganguly (Triple H): Wondering what made us choose this pair? Well, speaking of Ganguly, he is considered one of the most dynamic leaders for Team India, having paved the way for a new breed of Indian players and skippers. Similarly, Triple H happens to be a great leader for two of the unique tag-team stables in WWE, DX and Evolution. Need we say more?
Rohit Sharma (Bret Hart): Interesting choice, ain't it? Senior Indian opener Rohit Sharma happens to be one of the top opening batsmen in the world, as he holds diverse records to his name. Known for his prolific batting, he is often referred to as the 'Hitman'. Speaking of Hitman, who can else define it other than WWE Hall of Famer, Bret Hart, who was not only famous for hitting his opponents but was a hit in the ring, as well as among the fans.
Virat Kohli (John Cena): It just keeps getting better, isn't it? Moving on to the world's best batsman, Virat Kohli needs no introduction. Also, he is famous for dating a top shot woman and marrying her. Besides, he also possesses unique aggression, which is ruthless. On the same note, it was John Cena, who was initially famous for having the same characteristic, before going on to become the top guy in the industry. Also, he is the joint-most successful champion in WWE, having won record 16 world titles, besides having dated ultimate WWE diva, Nikki Bella. Too bad, he didn't marry her, unlike Kohli marrying Anushka Sharma.
MS Dhoni (The Rock): The legendary former Indian skipper is again someone who needs no introduction. While his batting and leadership qualities made him unique, it was also his lightning-fast wicketkeeping skills that made him even more electrifying. Speaking of the most electrifying man in WWE, no one can replace The Rock. The People's champion set the temperatures high every time he stepped inside the ring and is a true champion. Anything else we need to add?
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