One of the fittest groups of individuals in the world is considered to be athletes. They continually devote their time to the gym, honing their athletic abilities and, of course, adhering to a strict diet. We shall discuss vegetarian athletes in this article, specifically cricket players.

1. Peter Siddle

At the top of the list, first is Peter Siddle. Peter Matthew Siddle (born November 25, 1984) is an Australian cricketer. Since his father and partner persuaded him to change his diet, Siddle has been a vegetarian since 2002 and later turned vegan in November 2012. His partner, Anna Weatherlake, an animal rights activist, supported him through it. He is renowned for his eating habits. He is well-known for eating a lot of bananas, often up to 20 per day.

2. Cheteshwar Pujara

Cheteshwar Arvind Pujara (born January 25, 1988) is an Indian international cricketer. Pujara, a strict vegetarian who admits to having a cheat meal once a month, is well-known for his soy laddoos, which his mother-in-law prepares. Pujara claims that he eats them because they contain a healthy element in the form of proteins. Pujara also avoids eating too many spices.

3. Adam Zampa

Adam Zampa (born March 31, 1992) is an Australian cricketer who represents New South Wales and the Melbourne Stars. He turned himself into a vegetarian in order to help the environment and put an end to animal cruelty. He claims to be very passionate about his surroundings and wishes to help them. He always prefers tinned and frozen food so that he can microwave it and eat it.

4. Mady Villiers

Mady Kate Villiers (born August 26, 1998), who plays for the England women's cricket team, became a vegan in 2019 after watching an online vegan lecture, and she hasn't looked back since. Since then, the cricketer has noticed an improvement in her physical performance, stating, "I'm not as stiff anymore."

Overall, I feel much more refreshed when I wake up. She quickly recovered by increasing her fruit and vegetable intake.

5. Jason Gillespie

Jason Neil Gillespie (born April 19, 1975) is an Australian cricket coach and former cricketer. Gillespie reveals that he became a vegan after seeing the documentary Earthlings and discusses the rise of the "meat-free athlete". He said, "Athletes are increasingly realising that they can get all the nutrients they need from a whole- food plant-based diet, and they're recovering better, feeling good, and feeling strong and fit". He also stated that "There's nothing macho about mistreating animals, and there's nothing macho about risking your health". Polluting the environment isn't macho.

6. Kane Richardson

Kane William Richardson (born February 12, 1991) is an international cricketer from Australia. Kane went vegetarian in 2014 and then vegan in 2016. A chance encounter with farm animals prompted her to become a vegetarian. He and his wife became vegan after watching a Netflix documentary called "Conspiracy". He said, "If everyone decided to switch to vegetarianism, the world would definitely change".

7. Ishant Sharma

Ishant Sharma (born September 2, 1988) is an Indian cricketer who has represented his country in Tests, ODIs, and T20Is. He used to be a big fan of chicken. He then began to strictly adhere to his vegetarian diet in order to maintain his fitness. He became a vegetarian because bowling required physical fitness.

8. Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin (born September 17, 1986) is an Indian cricketer who is known as the "Indian Spin Wizard". He is a Tamil Brahmin, so he has been a vegetarian since birth, but he has tried eating chicken and eggs for nutrition. He stopped eating chicken and now eats eggs on a regular basis. Ashwin eats a lacto-ovo vegetarian diet to maintain his protein levels.

9. Marizaane Kapp

Marizaane Kapp (born January 4, 1990) is a South African national women's cricket team player. She has been a vegetarian since she was seven years old because she disliked the smell of meat and had a few health problems as a result of not eating properly. "I don't eat a wide variety of foods because I like to eat the same things," she added, "so I don't think I get all the nutrients".

10. Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli (born November 5, 1988) represents the international Indian cricket team. He went vegetarian in October 2019 and stated in interviews that he had never felt better. "I don't ever claim to be a vegan," he continued, I've always claimed to be a vegetarian. Take a deep breath and (if you want) eat your vegetables". Later he turned vegan due to his health reasons. Kohli's wife, Anushka Sharma, is a vegan. She was also effective in transforming his eating habits.