Tattoos are very commonly used by players in every game but they were very common in WWE. Cricket is one of the most famous games of the world. From some years cricketers are also inking tattoos on their bodies. Many famous cricketers have inked different kind of tattoos on their bodies. Tattoo is a form of body modification, different people have different beliefs about tattoos. Tattoos are made by inserting indelible ink into the skin which then changes the pigment. Here is a list and some detail of popular cricketers who have tattoos on their bodies.
Top 10 Popular Cricketers Having Tattoos On Their Bodies
1. MITCHELL JOHNSON – AUSTRALIA
Johnson is an Australian fast bowler, he is one of the fastest bowlers of the world. He says about tattoos .“Tattoos signify a few things. There’s a Japanese koi, some cherry blossoms that have a meaning of luck,”. He has his right arm tattooed with Japanese style koi. However, he has a cat, having an unfriendly look, stooped down on his left torso.
2. VIRAT KOHLI – INDIA
Virat Kohli, a great Indian cricket player, has got three tattoos inked on his body. One being on his upper right arm showing his own Zodiac Sign Scorpio, the second being a little lower on the same arm and the last one is a Japanese Samurai warrior with a raised sword. Kohli loves his tattoos, especially tattoo of his zodiac sign Scorpio. He says that his tattoos are signs of bravery and confidence.
3. DALE STYNE – SOUTH AFRICA
Styne is one of Greatest Fast Bowler in Cricket history. He has also well designed tattoos on his body. He has tattoo on his arm which gives his body a charming and beautiful look.
4. CHRIS GAYLE – WEST INDIES
Opener and devastating batsmen of West India, who is considered to be most dangerous hard hitter in current cricket. Chris Gayle has also Tattoos on his both arms.
5. MICHAEL CLARKE – AUSTRALIA
Michael Clarke is one of those cricketers who have most decent and attractive personality. He says, “The pain of discipline is something similar to the pain of disappointment”. This is nothing but the translation of his Arabic tattoo. This being his favorite quote by Justin Langer, he has got it translated and then inked on his arm. He also has inked his parents name one his body.
6. BRENDON MCCULLUM – NEW ZEALAND
He is a hard hitter and has a big name and fame in the world of cricket, he also has it tattooeed on his upper right arm. This number depicts his position on the lists of players who’ve represented the Kiwis in Test cricket, one-day internationals and Twenty20 matches. He is a prominent figure in the list of best T20 cricketers.
Top 10 Popular Cricketers withTattoos On Their Bodies
7. KEVIN PIETERSEN – ENGLAND
Kevin Pietersen is one of the best cricketers in the history of England cricket. He has got three lions tattooed on his upper arm which are followed by the Roman numerals DCXXVI. His love for India has made him passionate to have Sanskrit text inked as well. He is one of the most handsome cricketers in the world.
8. SHIKHAR DHAWAN – INDIA
He is one of most attractive young player among cricket fans, because of his Mustaches and also his Batting skills. He also has Tattoos right on arm.
9. HERSCHELLE GIBBS – SOUTH AFRICA
Best fielder and batsman of South African cricket who has a cross and barbed wire on his right arm. This gives him his own recognition yet his own style. He has also different beliefs for his tattoos.
10. LASITH MALINGA – SRI LANKA
Fast bowler of Sri Lanka Lasith Malinga, on his right arm, has got two dates inked. One is the date when he started playing for the Srilankan Team and the other one is when he took four wickets in consecutive four balls. He also has name of his wife inked on his right forearm.