Rags to Riches stories in the IPL
By Sayan Chatterjee
1. Mohammad Siraj
The Indian team star’s father, who recently passed away, was an auto-rickshaw driver and found it hard to make ends meet
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2. Thangarasu Natarajan
The pacer’s father was a daily wage worker while his mother would support the family by selling meat
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3. Yashasvi Jaiswal
From selling paani puris to earn a living to then being picked up by Rajasthan Royals for 2.4 crores
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4. Rinku Singh
Hailing from Aligarh, Rinku comes from a difficult background and was set to become a sweeper initially
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5. Nathu Singh
His father was a labourer in a factory near Jaipur. His brilliant Ranji Trophy debut got him a 3.2 crore contract with Mumbai
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