Top Indian Cricketers Who Smoke Cigarettes

Here are the top Indian Cricketers who do smoke cigarettes, read on for more details.

A cricketer can be 100% fit by not only performing regular exercises but also maintaining healthier habits. Some Indian cricketers who smoke cigarettes on rare occasions created several controversies many times.

According to human nature, people smoke to overcome their stress and believe that smoking relieves them from pressure. However, many of them are not aware of the fact that they are implementing the wrong methods to get rid of their pressure.

To gain temporary relief, they fall into the trap of facing severe health issues. Despite several warnings from global and local health bodies, many individuals find several reasons to continue smoking.

It is astonishing to know that several Indian cricketers smoke cigarettes in their career starting from MS Dhoni to Virat Kohli. A few fans supported that these cricketers might have smoked cigarettes or hookah without including any tobacco content.

List of Top 5 Indian Cricketers Who Smoke Cigarettes

In the below list, many fans might find at least one of their favorite Indian cricketers who smoke cigarettes. Unexpectedly, these players have landed themselves in the social media outrage:

1. MS Dhoni:

The Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni has a huge fan base and his every activity creates a trend on social media. However, in recent times, a video on social media has become viral and fans have blown up with mixed reactions.

Recently, fans spotted MSD smoking hookah at a social gathering. However, it isn’t known if the video was from the recent interaction or not.

Earlier, fans praised Dhoni’s fitness levels maintained at the age of 42 years. The video shocked fans which showed their “THALA” of CSK Smoking Hookah.

Earlier, his CSK teammate George Bailey revealed in 2018 about how Dhoni loves smoking frequently. 

Moreover, MSD isn’t the only cricketers who smoke cigarettes as there have been many who had the habit earlier but quit it in the later stages.

2. Hardik Pandya:

Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya is one of those Indian cricketers who smoke cigarettes but not in public places. Also, he doesn’t have the habit of smoking regularly.

In 2018, a pic became viral on social media. It portrayed Hardik smoking a cigarette on Sakshi Singh’s Birthday, where her husband MS Dhoni was standing in front of him.

3. Ravindra Jadeja:

Previously, Ravindra Jadeja was trolled for smoking hookah after a certain group of fans shared their disheartened feel. The pic became viral on Instagram and another set of fans began giving him health advisory, whereas few others named it as a shameful act.

Especially, fans were furious after he captioned the pic “ Bachpan Kaali Raaton Mein! Jawani Kaale Kaamo Mein!”.

Later, Jadeja cleared the post from his Instagram account. Jadeja is among those Indian cricketers who smoke cigarettes at parties frequently.

4. Virat Kohli:

It is a shocking fact to know that Virat Kohli was among the group of Indian cricketers who smoke cigarettes. But, the image on social media displays the initial stages of his career when he was holding a cigarette in his left hand at a party standing along with Chris Gayle.

Nevertheless, Kohli gave up such habits in 2012 to focus on his cricketing career and planned his diet carefully. Perhaps, it is the main reason he has been able to sustain himself in his profession for more than 15 years.

For instance, Virat Kohli prefers consuming drinking water from the brand ‘Evian Natural Spring’. Its cost is INR 4,000 per litre.

Moreover, Kohli became an inspiration for the youngsters. His journey from a foodie boy to a fit cricketer proves his determination towards the sport.

5. Virender Sehwag:

Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag, who is known for his aggressive batting style used to smoke in his early days of cricketing.

However, he too realized its harmful effects and gave up his habit like other Indian cricketers who smoke cigarettes, to boost his fitness levels.

In recent times, Sehwag has been creating awareness on social media to not get habituated to smoking.

Indian Cricketers Who Smoke Cigarettes: Conclusive Facts

In the present generation, it has become common for many athletes to start smoking without having any serious concern for their health.

Apart from Indian players, several foreign cricketers smoke cigarettes and are spotted many times including Chris Gayle, Aaron Finch, Tom Curran, Joe Root, and several others.

Fans often regard cricketers as role models and give immense respect for maintaining their fitness. Mainly, the way they have control over their diets and habits highlights their consistency in working on their fitness levels.

Despite, the cricket management from each nation introducing new rules, it remains a shocking fact on the continuing habits of smoking by the top cricketers.

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