Monty Panesar was born to Indian parents in Luton, England. He made his debut in International Cricket debut in 2006.Best known for his signature “patka” ( smaller form of the turban worn by Sikhs) he is quite the fashion icon both on and off the field. Many fans have imitated his look by sporting the patka and beard!
His stupendous bowling has caught many of the great batsmen off-guard including Sachin Tendulkar. This particular dismissal has been vividly mentioned by Sachin in his autobiography!
Monty Panesar, the Northamptonshire and former England slow left-armer, has been appointed a Professional Cricketers’ Association Mental Health Ambassador.