Sunny Leone has come a long way from being an adult industry star to being a Bollywood starlet. Sunny Leone was born as Karenjit Kaur, a Canadian-Indian-American actress, and model. She had grabbed headlines for being one of the leading pornstars in the world. She became popular in India after featuring in a season of Bigg Boss and instantly got offers to act in films. After she migrated to India, she worked in a few big budget films and is now one of the leading ladies of Bollywood. She has consistently featured in mainstream films, television and variety shows. She debuted in 2005 when she worked as a red carpet reporter for the MTV Video Music Awards on MTV India. Since then, there has been no looking back for the gorgeous looking lady. She still anchors the show, MTV Splitsvilla.
Very few know Sunny Leone as someone who is associated with cricket. But in this piece, we will tell you about of five instances when Leone got associated with cricket.
Sunny Leone turns commentator: Very few know that Sunny Leone also commentated during a live cricket match, alongside Virender Sehwag. In fact, her commentary floored the Nawab of Najafgarh, who gave her a thumbs up for being in the commentary box. She has also been on cricket fields, adding glamour to the sport, yet very few know of her cricketing interest.
Sunny Leone plays a cover drive during BCL Team Launch: At the launch of the teams for the Box Cricket League, she was spotted picking up the bat and also played a couple of well-timed shots. Leone, in the below video, proves she can play cricket as well. The way she was batting also highlighted her interest in the game.
Sunny Leone talks cricket like a pro: At an interview with RJ Mallishka, Sunny Leone talked about cricket and that she finds Sachin Tendulkar to be the most good looking cricketer. On the show, she was pretty sporting revealing the other side of the Bollywood diva.
Sunny is a die hard follower: She is such a big follower of the big names of the game that once when Chris Gayle put out a dance challenge, Sunny was quick to take part. Chris Gayle initially put out a video where he can be seen shaking a leg or two on the ‘Laila o laila’ number. Gayle requested his fans to emulate the moves and send a video. Gayle also said that there was a special gift in the waiting. Sunny Leone, who was there in the song, flaunted off her moves and send her entry as well. Though she did not become the eventual winner, but proved again that she is a cricket fan and follows the players.
— Sunny Leone (@SunnyLeone) July 18, 2017
Sunny Leone bought a cricket team: Yes, she is also a proud owner of a cricket team. The Mastizaade actress also bought a cricket team for a reality tv show and has named it Chennai Swaggers. A leading tabloid quoted her saying, “People in India love cricket and I have grown extremely fond of the game ever since I moved here. I have been closely associated with sports all my life and this is a great way for me to reconnect with it.” The actress’ cricket team boasts of popular TV actors like Ritwik Dhanjani, Mouni Roy and Sangram Singh, among others!