How to Build Your Own Career in Cricket

Cricket is one of the most famous game around the world. Especially in India, Pakistan, West Indies, Sri Lanka, England, Bangladesh, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand. it runs in the blood of people. Weather its test match or one day or IPL people go crazy in these countries.
career in cricket
In childhood whenever we used to play cricket our parents hated it. Because they think playing cricket instead of studies was wastage of time. At that time they would love to see their kids to be doctor or officer rather to opt cricket as a career. But due to the hard work and talent of cricket teams, parents’ perception has been changed slowly. Nowadays cricket has also become career option for many youngsters. For choosing career in cricket, one should consider the points given below-

How to make career in Cricket

1. Make Sure You are Good in one of the three aspects batting, bowling and fielding

career in cricket

Cricketers should be athletic and should be talented in one of the three aspects of the cricket that are batting, bowling and fielding. If your all aspects are good then you become an all rounder player.

2. Make your own identity

How to Build Your Own Career in Cricket

A cricketer may be a part of a club team, state team, under -19 national team, national team or of a franchise team. From national team, you can play cricket at international level.

3. Get full knowledge about Cricket

how to make career in cricket

There are three main types of international cricket-test match, one day match and T20. In domestic level of cricket there are also three types-the first-class, list A and T20.

4. Choose your aim

First, consider the format you want to play. And for specialization in that format join the Particular club or team. By playing in that club you can get a chance to play at international level.

5. Know About your cricket Boards

In India, BCCI- Board of Control of the Cricket in India is government board which generally Contract players. BCCI arranges the international level matches. It pays to the players and players have to follow a certain code of conduct set by the BCCI.

6. Think about money in cricket

If you make it to the international level you can earn a big amount. BCCI pays 1 crore rupees to the top Cricketers. By participating in the IPLs you can earn additional money. Most of the cricketers earn good money through sponsorships. However, the first class cricket players earn low than top cricketers.

7. Do hard work with passion

It is true that life of a cricketer seems glamorous and lucrative. But, before make it to the large stage you have to do a lot hard work. That means spending a lot of time far from family, friends or even studies. Long training sessions and lots of traveling to different parts require lots of hard work, patience and stamina. Even playing for international matches you have to travel very much abroad.

8. Feel the importance of cricket

There are lots of perks you can get from cricket. You can get fame. You can earn money without any limit you can travel around the world for free of cost.

9. Prepare yourself to perform under pressure

The downside of this career that after being a cricket player you have to go through lots of pressure. During playing the match you have to overcome from all odds and defeat the other team. But if you fail to win you have face lots of the criticism by people and media.

10. Get ready for big challenge

For making the place in the 11 of international team you have to fight a fierce competition by hard work. Even for top 30 the competition is growing tough due to big money.

You can play for multiple countries

For Cricket career location there are ten test match playing teams. These are India, West Indies, Sri Lanka, England, Bangladesh, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and Pakistan. In India, you can get selected to home team first and through it upper levels.

Many Sports lover are dropping comments how to start career in Cricket when they have nothing to start. I tried to find the answer and the best answer is, You should join sports internships to start your career in sports.

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  1. Lucky says

    Hello Sir,
    i m 18 year old, and i want to do carrer in cricket as a bowler,i’m going to join a cricket academy nxt month, bt sir can u tell me the stages to selcet in ranji trophy??

    • sachin says

      Dear lucky your name is lucky this like only you lucky first you play in state team and your performance is best so you can get ranji trophy

  2. devendra jajra says

    hello sir , i am 21 years old now. i am studying in bsc finall year . i want to become my carrier in cricket. is this possible ? please give me guildline.

  3. Ganesh says

    Hello sir ,
    My name is ganesh . I am 17 now . I want to make cricket as carrier . I have played some matches for the school ,and played is some local tournaments . Is it possible for me to go forward in this field? If yes , how ?

  4. says

    Dear sir I am 14 year old and I want to make best cricketer in my city then district then state then country and then international player and o am wicket keeper and batsman so please tell me what I do all steps sir please …….

  5. Abhishek says

    I am Abhishek Talekar I have completed 17 I want career in cricket I selected national I am all-round may ambition become best cricket player in the world

    • Divayans rai says

      No I was saying I would like to know that how are you Godbee national level and from where are you man I am also someone with your carrier to

  6. Sachin says

    Dear sir
    sachin im studing in mca final year.
    I want to make my carrier in cricket.
    I want to make baatsman pls give me your guidelines.
    I m 23 year old now.

  7. akhilmohan says

    i have the ability to play cricket well … very well .. but no one give me a chance to play … so sir can you tell me that how can i prove, that i am a good player .. and sir, in one day how many hours i have to practice to play cricket more well just like a very good batsman . so that i get more chances to become a cricketer.

  8. akhilmohan says

    i am a good player in cricket . i am a batsman … so sir tell me how can i become a cricketer at the age of 17 or 18 .

  9. William Anthony says

    Iam an 18 year old from Pune, i am a spinner. I know how to read a batsmens mind and then bowl off-leg accordingly. I am currently planning to participate in my college tournaments. Can i get selected from a college for ranji or is it compulsory to join a club?
    -William Anthony

    • Cricketer Vatsal Singh says

      first see in which area the batsman looking to play shot if batsman decide a particular area he always look the fielders of that area and look batsman feet in which direction feets were going at your bowling action se it very concentaritly so u can easily read the batsman mind

  10. Hasansha says

    My name is hasanshavalli iam studied inter first year iam the Very big fan of cheeku my batting style also same cheeku I really loved criket I got so many Appearshets to go the criket Acadamy I love criket I want to became play yhe RCB team with cheeku partnrrship in ipl I really want to play the criket thats I love criket

  11. Archit says

    Can I be selected for m c a by playing in clubs….and after m c a the IPL…just help to give me a good club name… mulund gymkhana in Mumbai..can help me to play in m c a and then IPL and then to team India

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