There have been many instances when players originating from India went on to play for other countries. Monty Panesar, the star spinner from England who went down as one of the renowned spinners, would be the prime example of it.
There have also been instances where players started their careers with Indian teams and ended up representing other countries. The likes of Munis Ansari, Swapnil Patil, Jeet Raval and a few more went to represent other international teams after making a mark in Indian domestic clubs.
Let’s take a look at players who represented other countries after making a mark in Indian domestic:
1) Jeet Raval:
Jeet Raval is one of the star cricketers for New Zealand and not many would know that he started his career in India. For the unversed, the southpaw played for the Gujarat team at U-15 and U-17 levels. He is also a great fan of former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly and a great friend of former Indian wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel.
During an interview with DNA, Raval spoke about India and his roots in the country. “You know I represented Gujarat at the Under-15 and Under-17 levels. I remember playing with Rahane, who is from Mumbai, and Jadeja, who is from Saurashtra. I also played with Ishant Sharma, Piyush Chawla. Parthiv Patel is a good friend. He inspired me to work hard,” Raval said to DNA.