World Cup winning Aussie cricketer now carpenter!
Published: 04:10 PM, 27 May 2021
Former Aussie cricketer Xavier Doherty
Though many former international cricketers consider commentary and coaching a safer option after retirement, there is also a long list of players who decided to switch to other professions post-retirement.
Former Aussie cricketer Xavier Doherty has chosen carpenter as a profession in post-retirement.
According to a recent tweet from the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA), former Australian spinner Xavier Doherty has chosen carpenter as a profession after retiring from cricket.
Doherty retired from cricket in 2017. Then he engaged himself in various jobs but he could not find the desired job. Finally, the spinner chose carpenter as his profession.
A member of Australia’s 2015 World Cup-winning squad, Xavier Doherty, who was last seen in action for Tasmania during the 2016-17 Sheffield Shield season.
Doherty missed the bus to the 2011 World Cup but was part of the T20 World Cup squad in 2012. He was part of Australia's 2015 World Cup-winning squad. He went wicketless in his only outing against Sri Lanka. Doherty scalped 7 wickets in 4 Tests while he picked up 55 and 60 wickets in ODIs and T20Is, respectively.