Almost 6000 years old tradition to make tattoos on body is now in fashion. Football players are known fond of this but now famous cricketers also using it.
But most of the cricketers uses it to refine personality and as luck. The first player who tattooed is Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson, it seems like he is gone crazy about the tattoo. He has made tattoos of Japan’s famous “Koi” Fish as good luck on his full hand. Normally “Koi” tattoos is aspiring as symbol of Forward.
Dale Steyn South African bowler is making fear in batsman mind by his bowling is introverted, but he is so fashionable. He made tattoos as symbol of national flag, three colours of three protease, which is National Flower of South Africa.
When it comes to the Indian cricketers so, they are also not behind. Star Batsman and vice captain Virat Kohli has made tattoo of Japani Samurai (Warrior) as the symbol of Courage and strength on the upper part of his hand. He is playing same like Samurai against the oppositions on the cricket ground. Shikhar Dhawan’s loves for tattoo also not hide from anyone. At the age of 15, having the first tattoo shikhar is having four tattoos on his body, one on his left shoulder, “Carp Diem” includes and It’s a perception about those people who are having extremely fearless nature and never afraid to take big decisions. Dhawan’s personality also appears more strength to the perception.
Some cricketers take tattoo print of their achievement. The Sri Lankan bowler Lasitha Malinga built tattoo of “1-7-2004”. This is the date on which he made his debut in test Cricket. New Zealand’s Blaster batsman Brendon McCullum made tattoo in Roman numbers. These are his player numbers from the New Zealand in Test, ODI and Twenty20 cricket match.