He won millions of hearts with his miraculous fielding talents when on field. And in the process, he visited India several times and developed a strong liking for the Indian culture and traditions. Obsessed with his love for India, Jonty Rhodes, the former South Africa cricketer has named one of his daughters as ‘India” and he has a special love for her. She was born when he was playing in India. Rhodes is now the fielding coach for Mumbai Indians in the IPL edition.
The Rhodes family is in India these days, and the most famous member of the family, Jonty, is making the most of it.
The proud family performed prayers for their youngest member at the Pejawar Mutt in Santacruz, Mumbai.
Jonty was seen wearing the traditional Indian temple attire performing prayers for his children, especially India, who he named so out of respect and love for the country’s rich cultural heritage.