Jonty Rhodes Named His Daughter After India

Former South African cricketer, Jonty Rhodes, took to Twitter to post a picture of him taking a holy dip in the river Ganges. He was in Rishikesh on Wednesday.

Jonty Rhodes captioned his picture

The caption of the Jonty Rhodes picture in the river Ganges read that benefits of immersion in Ganges were both spiritual and physical. Jonty Rhodes has a special connection with India and it is evident from his naming his daughter, India Jeanne Rhodes.

Jonty Rhodes named his daughter India

Born in 2016, daughter of Jonty Rhodes is India Jeanne Rhodes. The cricketer had spent a lot of time in India and what he loved about India was the rich mix of culture, heritage and tradition. He said that India was a very spiritual country and a very forward-looking nation. He said that he liked the combination. He further said that with name like India Jeanne Rhodes, she would have the best of both the worlds and that sort of balance.

Jonty Rhodes in IPL

The 50-year-old cricketer was in India for the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) that is set to begin on March 29. He’s the fielding coach of IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab. Before joining KXIP, he served as the fielding coach of Mumbai Indians from 2009 to 2017. Also, he was part of three IPL title campaigns for the most successful team in the tournament.


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