And it's a siiiiiix!
Sachin... Sachin... Sachin...
These are roars and cheers that set our adrenaline levels high, both, for the crowd and for the player. They act as triggers to perform better and aim higher. At the same time, they put too much pressure on players to give their best.
Being sportspersons, they love to spend their time on the field. In turn, they bring laurels for the country. In the process, they earn name, fame and money.
Today, we'll talk about their expensive, luxurious homes designed by famous architects.
They rightly say, home is not where feet are, but where the heart is. And these players have tried their best to make their abodes beautiful.
From Chris Gayle to Shane Warne to Sachin Tendulkar, here are snaps of mansions of cricketers. Have a look.
Shane Warne, the Australian spinner lives an enviable life in a beautiful mansion in Brighton, England. It is grand. Phew! You may get a little disappointed with what you have done in your life till now after knowing what all his house is adorned with.
It is so picturesque.
Shane's mansion has a tennis court, a swimming pool inscribed with his jersey number 23, 10-car underground garage, an entertainment space and an expansive backyard.
Master Blaster, Sachin Tendulkar dwells in a 5-storey house in Bandra, Mumbai, India. He has a magnificent house which is spread over 6,000 square feet. The swimming pool has a terrace and the ground floor showcases Sachin's awards and achievements. Also, among the two basements, one is booked for his cars.
Gosh, this is simply mind-blowing! But, the Master Blaster deserves it and has earned it.
The house looks splendid. The Australian cricketer has a 230-acre home set in the Southern Highlands. The house has a vast infinity edge swimming pool, tennis court and an irrigated cricket oval with professional grade pitch and a picket fence border.
The Australian all-rounder owns a four-bedroom home and has a luxurious finish to it. The house has a swimming pool and is a treat to the eyes. The abode is in Bronte, Sydney.
Fondly referred to as Dada, Sourav Ganguly lives in a luxurious house in Kolkata that has nearly 48 rooms and also a cricket pitch to fuel his passion. Antique furniture and master suites add to the beauty of the house.
His home was earlier called Engeltine Cottage, nearly 81 years before Sangakkara's family bought it. This is the place where he grew and still lives there with his family. The beautiful house has white pillars, carefully trimmed gardens with fruits and flowers, artistic interior and wooden furniture.
Ricky, the Australian retired cricket legend, has an extravagant mansion in Brighton that has a 7-camera security system, seven bedrooms, billiards room, a library marble fireplace, theatre, pool, full-size tennis court and a private access lane-way to the beach.
Ohhh my my! I can figure out the luxury he dwells in.
The legendary batsman, Brian Lara has his house in Port of Spain, the capital city of Trinidad and Tobago. The house gives a palatial feel.
The international heart-throb and captain of the Indian national cricket team, Virat Kohli made his abode in Gurgaon on an area of 10,000 square feet.
Kohli's house is a reflection of his personality.
The cricket players have worked all day and night to make such beautiful houses.
These houses are an epitome of their hard work and labour.
That's all. Stay tuned!