Sunny Leone has become a common name in Bollywood despite coming from an adult industry. She was born as Karenjit Kaur, a Canadian-Indian-American actress, and model. She grabbed a lot of eyeballs in India after featuring in Bigg Boss and instantly got offers to act in films.
After her migration to India, Sunny worked with a bunch of big-budget films and is now one of the leading ladies of Bollywood. She debuted in 2005 and since then, there has been no looking back for the gorgeous looking lady. She still anchors the show, MTV Splitsvilla.
Very few are aware of the fact that Sunny also been associated with cricket a lot of times. Here are 5 such instances when Leone got associated with cricket.
1. Sunny Leone turns commentator
Once in an IPL match, Sunny Leone commentated alongside legendary opener Virender Sehwag. In fact, with her commentary Nawab of Najafgarh was impressed and gave her a thumbs up for being in the commentary box.
2. Sunny played in BCL Team Launch
During the launch of the teams for the Box Cricket League, she played a couple of shots. From the video clippings, it seems that she can play cricket very well. The way she was batting also highlighted her interest in the game.
3. Sunny’s cricketing knowledge
At an interview with RJ Mallishka, the flamboyant actress shared that she finds Sachin Tendulkar to be the most good-looking cricketer. On the show, she revealed a completely different side of her.
4. Dance challenge of Sunny
Hey @henrygayle , Here is my entry for #ChrisGayleDanceChallenge 😅😛 LOL#SunnyLeone #ChrisGayleDanceChallengeAccepted pic.twitter.com/6HCJNsKU44
— Sunny Leone (@SunnyLeone) July 18, 2017
Sunny Leone is an ardent follower of the big cricketing names as once when Chris Gayle put out a dance challenge, Sunny was quick to take part. Gayle initially put out a video where he can be seen shaking a leg or two on the ‘Laila o Laila’ number. Gayle asked his fans to match the moves and send a video and said that a special gift is waiting for them.
Leone, who was there in the song, exhibited her moves and sends her entry as well. Though she did not become the ultimate winner but proved again that she is a huge follower of cricket and the players as well.
5. Sunny Leone owns a cricket team
Yes, Leone is also a proud owner of 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.”