Former Zimbabwe cricketer Waddington Mwayenga now drives buses in Australia

Former Zimbabwe cricketer Waddington Mwayenga now drives buses in Australia

The after-retirement life of a cricketer is generally more comfortable because he calls it a day on his career after ensuring he has enough money for the second innings of his life. Some players even take up coaching or work as a commentator to continue earning for the rest of their life. 

Some cricketers have even worked as cricket administrators and tried their best to improve the game by working hard day in and day out as the administrators. However, there is also another category of former international cricketers who take up ordinary jobs for a living. 

Recently, the fans had seen how former Sri Lanka spinner Suraj Randiv started driving buses in Australia for a living. Randiv had won the IPL trophy with the Chennai Super Kings in 2011. However, he could not continue in the cricket arena and is now a bus-driver in Melbourne-based company Transdev. 

Randiv has the company of a former Zimbabwe international cricket star. His name is Waddington Mwayenga. Waddington is 36 years old right now. He represented his country in one Test match and three ODI matches. 

His nickname is Waddy, and his only Test appearance came against the Indian cricket team in 2005. Waddy picked up the prized wicket of Sourav Ganguly in that Test. He also played ODI matches against Pakistan and Australia. 

Unfortunately, his career dwindled after 2006. Waddington played his last domestic match for Masvingo, where he took one wicket. The right-arm pacer has been away from the field since then. 15 years after that game, Waddy is now working as a bus driver in Australia. 

"I love it, it's very flexible and you meet some amazing people,” Waddy told Channel 9 News. 

Thus, it seems like the former Zimbabwean international player is now enjoying himself driving buses in Australia. 

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