Designers take a pick of their most fashionable and stylish cricketers off the field.Gone are the days when all cricketers looked like clones of each other, standing on the green wearing all-white uniforms. In times of multi-million rupee endorsements and scores of off-the-field appearances, being stylish is as much a part of cricketers’ job description as it is playing well on the field.We asked fashion designers at the recently concluded Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai who they thought were the most stylish Indian players.Move on to the following pages to learn what they had to say!
He has a funky sense of style, loves to experiment with his looks and constantly evolves himself.Doesn’t follow trends and has this bindaas I-care-a-damn attitude that is reflected in his dressing sense. Carries off the sporty tee-shirts and the easy-going casual trousers.
Most definitely one of the best formally dressed cricketers. Looks best in a crisp white shirt and a pair of beige trousers.– Arpan VohraHe looks good in formals as well as casuals. Give him a polo tee-shirt and he’ll look as elegant as he does in a suit.– Amalraj SenguptaI like the fact that he is so well turned out off the field; undoubtedly the best formally dressed person I’ve come across.– Rimi Nayak
Rahul Dravid is one of the finest dressed cricketers I’ve come across. He carries of formals and casuals equally well. There’s something very regal about him.– Rimi Nayak
I like the fact that he keeps changing his hairstyle and experimenting. He’s always evolving.– Rimi Nayak
The thing with Saurav Ganguly is that he is aware of what he wears. There are few people who can carry off a formal suit as elegantly as him.– Amalraj Sengupta
I think there is something very casual and young about him. There is a lot of energy in that guy — he looks good in his endorsements and I think he is a very stylish cricketer.He is stylish not only for his clothes but also for the energy he exudes. It’s about his personality.– Sabyasachi Mukherjee
Here’s someone who can give the young ones a run for their money. It’s the aura around him that makes him look stylish, really.– Arpan Vohra