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5 Cricketers Who Went From Stardom To Poverty

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Some cricketers struck poverty because they were paid in peanuts, some just miss utilized their resources.

Here Are 5 Cricketers Who Went From Stardom To Poverty In The Blink Of An Eye:-

  1. ADAM HOLLIOAKE
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Adam Hollioake made his ODI debut for England on 31st August 1996 against Pakistan. Adam played 35 One Day Internationals for England in which he bagged 32 wickets and 606 runs at an average of 25.25.However, his International career lasted only a couple of years and Adam went on to play his last match for England in 1999. After playing his last representative cricket in 2007, Adam moved to Australia to take care of his family business. Initially, the business was extremely successful and made huge profit but then as the recession hit the world in the late 2008, it weakened the financial position of the business. The company was dissolved in 2009 and in 2011 Adam Hollioake was declared Bankrupt. Adam then took up Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) to earn his daily bread and take care of his family and children.

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