7 popular Indian cricketers who changed their states ahead of the new domestic season
In search for opportunities, it is common for cricketers to explore opportunities elsewhere. This is common in Indian Domestic Cricket wherein we see multiple transfers before a new season. On that note, in this article, we take a look at seven popular Indian cricketers who changed their states ahead of the new domestic season.
Cricketers need to obtain NOCs (No Objection Certificates) from their current state to sign up with a different state. A few popular cricketers went through the process for the 2022/23 season. Here is the list of players:
1) Ambati Rayudu (Andhra Pradesh to Baroda)
Ambati Rayudu has moved around a lot in his career. This time around, he will relocate to Baroda, the team for which he played before. It was while he was in Baroda that Rayudu witnessed the peak of his career. He will want to finish his IPL career on a high after this.
2) Wriddhiman Saha (West Bengal to Tripura)
Saha is one of the popular Indian cricketers who changed their states ahead of the new domestic season. Due to his conflict with the West Bengal Cricket Board, Saha will now turn up for Tripura. He will also be the mentor for the team. His experience will help the Tripura youngsters very much.
3) Hanuma Vihari (Hyderabad to Andhra Pradesh)
Hanuma Vihari has also switched many times between Hyderabad and Andhra Pradesh. The Indian Test cricketer will play for Andhra in this season. Having been a part of the Test Team, Vihari would want to assert his spot by doing well for Andhra.
4) Arjun Tendulkar (Mumbai to Goa)
Arjun Tendulkar is also one of the popular Indian cricketers who changed their states ahead of the new domestic season. Having not recieved a lot of chances while playing for Mumbai, Arjun Tendulkar will play for Goa in this season. This stint could decide the direction of his career.
5) Varun Aaron (Jharkhand to Baroda)
Varun Aaron is a part of this list of popular Indian cricketers who changed their states ahead of the new domestic season. After a long stay with Jharkhand, the pacer will turn up for Baroda in 2022/23 campaign. For his IPL career, the stint with Baroda will be important.
6) Siddesh Lad (Mumbai to Goa)
Siddesh Lad is an extremely popular cricketer in the Mumbai cricket circuit. He has even played in the IPL. Just like Arjun Tendulkar, he has also made a move to Goa for this season. He can also target an IPL contract by doing well for Goa.
7) Shreevats Goswami (West Bengal to Mizoram)
The Emerging Player of the Year in IPL 2008 and the U19 World Cup winner in 2008, West Bengal wicket-keeper Shreevats Goswami will play for Mizoram this season. He will want to perform well for his new team.