Step aside, footballers, it’s cricket stars who are getting noticed for their ink now

Updated On Feb 06, 2015 07:20 PM IST
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With the onset of Cricket World Cup 2014, there is a surge in players flaunting tattoos. We asked a few tattoo experts on who they think has coolest tattoos in the world of cricket. Here's what they picked. (Text: Samarth Goyal) Virat Kohli: The 26-year-old Indian batsman has three tattoos on his body. Two on his right arm — one of which, on his upper arm, is his zodiac sign Scorpio. The one on his other arm depicts a Japanese Samurai warrior with a sword. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 06, 2015 07:20 PM IST

With the onset of Cricket World Cup 2014, there is a surge in players flaunting tattoos. We asked a few tattoo experts on who they think has coolest tattoos in the world of cricket. Here's what they picked. (Text: Samarth Goyal) Virat Kohli: The 26-year-old Indian batsman has three tattoos on his body. Two on his right arm — one of which, on his upper arm, is his zodiac sign Scorpio. The one on his other arm depicts a Japanese Samurai warrior with a sword.

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Chris Gayle: This powerhouse player has the image of a skull on his right shoulder and another tattoo on the left arm. However, the left handed batsman gets inked for fun and doesn’t want his tattoo to mean anything. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 06, 2015 07:20 PM IST

Chris Gayle: This powerhouse player has the image of a skull on his right shoulder and another tattoo on the left arm. However, the left handed batsman gets inked for fun and doesn’t want his tattoo to mean anything.

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Shikhar Dhawan: According to reports on the internet, this stylish lefthanded batsman got his first tattoo done at the age of 15! He has five tattoos, one each on both of his arms, two on his back and one on his leg. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 06, 2015 07:20 PM IST

Shikhar Dhawan: According to reports on the internet, this stylish lefthanded batsman got his first tattoo done at the age of 15! He has five tattoos, one each on both of his arms, two on his back and one on his leg.

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Brendon Mccullum: The stylish Kiwi wicket keeper sports a number of tattoos on his body, one of which includes the picture of a scroll with the Roman numerics CXXVI, CCXXIV and XLII on his upper right arm. The numbers signify his position in the list of players who have represented New Zealand in five-day test, one-day and the T20 formats. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 06, 2015 07:20 PM IST

Brendon Mccullum: The stylish Kiwi wicket keeper sports a number of tattoos on his body, one of which includes the picture of a scroll with the Roman numerics CXXVI, CCXXIV and XLII on his upper right arm. The numbers signify his position in the list of players who have represented New Zealand in five-day test, one-day and the T20 formats.

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Dale Steyn: The paceman loves playing for his nation and is proud of the fact that he has gotten his entire left bicep tattooed to depict the South African flag. “It’s the three proteas, all of them in the colours of the South African flag. So, you have blue, yellow, and red,” he was quoted as saying about the tattoo. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 06, 2015 07:20 PM IST

Dale Steyn: The paceman loves playing for his nation and is proud of the fact that he has gotten his entire left bicep tattooed to depict the South African flag. “It’s the three proteas, all of them in the colours of the South African flag. So, you have blue, yellow, and red,” he was quoted as saying about the tattoo.

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