Like other people cricketers do have some superstitions. Not with a ball or bat in hand but also their superstition plays a big part in winning the matches for team. These Superstitions helps cricketer to focus on their game .

In this post, we’re going to tell our readers about 12 players who have some superstitions related to them.

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Sachin Tendulkar and his left pad

India’s Sachin Tendulkar laughs during a practice session at the Sydney Cricket Ground January 2, 2012. Australia will take on India in the second cricket test match in Sydney on Tuesday. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne (AUSTRALIA – Tags: SPORT CRICKET)


Despite having so much talent the god of cricket also believes in putting his left pad first rather than the right one as he thinks it would bring a good luck to him. Before the 2011 world cup, the master blaster repaired his lucky bat as we wanted to win the World Cup at any cost.

Steve Waugh’s red towel

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Steve Waugh was one of the greatest captains of all time and a true sportsman. He has won many games when the team required the most. He always carried his red towel in his pocket which was been by his grandmother.

Mahela’s lucky bat

Mahela used to score runs in a smoother way that any other Cricketer of his time

Mahela Jayawardene was one the gems that Sri Lanka has ever produced. He has single handedly won matches for his national side. He believed to kiss bat every now and then during his inning just to ensure his good luck.

Clarke and music obsession 

Very few that Clarke is World-Cup winning Captain

The world cup winning captain, Michael Clarke was been a great captain and a good batsman . He was used to listen loud music before going into bat. He believed that it helps him to concentrate more .

Sanath Jayasuriya and kit checking every ball

Sanat Jaysurya of Srilankan Legends practicing at Shaheed VeerSingh International cricket Stadium, Raipur for upcoming Road Safety World Series…Pix : Sayantan Ghosh/Image Soulution R

The explosive Sri Lankan legend, Jayasuriya was known for scoring big runs with higher strike rate. He used to slog every bowler during the initial overs of the match. He always used to check his bat, gloves, helmet and as well as pocket before playing every ball.

Statued Indian players during Kapil Dev’s iconic knock

Dressing Room had a a role play in Dev’s iconic 175* against Zimbabwe in 1983 World Cup

In the quarter finals of the 1983 World Cup ,India were 17/5 at one stage. Then Kapil Dev ,the Indian captain walk out into the middle and started his iconic knock. Kapil Dev was hitting sixes all over the ground. Then the team manager Mansingh asked every player not to move from their seats, and did not allowed anyone to go for a washroom break. Kapil Dev’s 175 helped India to beat Zimbabwe in the quarter finals of the 1983 World Cup.

Gavaskar walked on the right side of Srikanth

Sunil Gavaskar was too much obsessed with the directions in his playing days

Sunil Gavaskar and Srikanth were considered to be the deadliest opening pair at that time. Shipment used to fork right side of his partner before going into bat. But Gavaskar in his last  match he asked Shrikant to walk on his right. In his last match he produced one of the Epic knocks ever played but India did not manage to win the game.




Rahul Dravid and the right thigh guard charm

Even “THE WALL” used to do some “Totkas”

Rahul Dravid known as ‘the WALL’ was one of the dependable batsman for India. He used to wear his right thigh pad first before going to bat and never used a new bat before the series. This superstition was the reason behind his success.

Azharuddin’s black tabeez

Azhar and his Black Tabeez never fall apart

One of the finest Indian captain , Azharuddin believed in wearing a black tabeez. He was a better fielder too. He used to hang his tabeez out of his t shirt just ensure good luck.

Mohinder Amarnath and his towel

Mohinder Amarnath

Amarnath , a true legend for India. He believed in keeping a red handkerchief in his pocket every time when he was fielding. He took the final wicket of the 1983 world cup helping India to clinch maiden world cup title.

Anil kumble’s totka

India’s biggest match winner in Test Cricket is Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble once picked up all 10 wickets in an inning. He equalled the world record of picking all 10 wickets. He took wicket everytime when he handed over his cap and the sweater to Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar before going to bowl.

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Zaheer khan and his lucky handkerchief 

Very few people know about Zaheer’s lucky charm

The Indian left arm quick used to carry yellow handkerchief before going into a crucial match. He has performed brilliantly for the Indian team and win memorable games for the team. This credit goes to his lucky handkerchief.




By Shivanshu Chauhan

A Professional Cricketer for past 4 Years for the teams of Lucknow and CISCE. He keeps an eye on all the Cricket insights which sometimes professional journos lack. He Keeps the wicket on the 22 Yards and takes care of the board meetings over here. No Official Statements go off from the website because of him. He keeps you updated by breaking News both in English and Hindi.