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    Cricketers who became politicians

    We decided to take a look at eleven cricketers, who entered the field of politics, riding on the popularity they gained on the cricket field.







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    NAVJOT SINGH SIDHU- POINT TAKEN: Once called the strokeless wonder, Navjot Singh Sidhu knew how to answer his critics with the bat. Blessed with the gift of the gab, Sidhu has made a smooth transition into politics. A popular face on television, the 49-year old is the Bhartiya Janata Party MP from Amritsar, Punjab.








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    MOHAMMAD AZHARUDDIN- HANDS ON: Despite a tainted image following his involvement in the match-fixing scandal, the former Indian captain is a Congress MP from Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh.






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    CHETAN CHAUHAN-KEEPING HIS SHIRT : The former Indian opening batsman was elected to the Lok Sabha in 1991 and 1998 after winning the elections as a BJP candidate from Amroha, Uttar Pradesh.








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    TIGER PATAUDI-RUNNING FOR OFFICE: To protest against the abolition of the privy purse, the late Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi contested as a Vishal Haryana Party candidate from Gurgaon in 1971. He lost.






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    KIRTI AZAD- OUT SPOKEN: Son of fomer Bihar CM Bhagwat Jha Azad, the former Indian batsman is a BJP MP from Darbhanga, Bihar.






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    SACHIN TENDULKAR-POLITICAL MASTER: Arguably the best batsman to have played the game of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar was nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 2012.






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    VINOD KAMBLI- LOSING CAUSE: In 2009, the former Indian batsman contested the assembly elections as a Lok Bharati Party candidate from Vikhroli, Mumbai. He lost his deposit.






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    IMRAN KHAN- A DIFFERENT LEAD: Captain of the 1992 World Cup winning team, Imran Khan is the chairman of the Tehreek-e-Insaf. While his charisma worked between the 22 yards, the response to his political avatar has been rather lukewarm. Will his fortunes change?






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    ARJUNA RANATUNGA- A POLITICAL GLANCE: Ranatunga’s popularity in the island nation, can be attributed to the fact that he led them to their maiden World Cup win in 1996. A former deputy minister of tourism, the 49-year old was part of the Democratic National Alliance led by General Sarath Fonseka. He resigned in 2012.






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    SANATH JAYASURIYA- IN A DIFFERENT TEAM: The former opening batsman is a Sri Lankan MP, and is part of the ruling alliance led by President Mahinda Rajapaksa. He won the elections from, you guessed it right- Matara.








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    HASHAN TILLAKARATNE- FACING THE BALLOT: The former Sri Lankan batsman is part of the United National Party, which is led by Ranil Wickramasinghe.








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