Steve Waugh's portal lists properties from seven Indian cities © Getty Images
Steve Waugh’s portal lists properties from seven Indian cities © Getty Images

Steve Waugh (former Australian captain and legendary batsman) has ventured into business. He has launched a realty portal. The purpose of this portal will be to sell Indian Properties to non-resident Indians (NRIs). He has named his portal waughglobal.com. Its primary clients shall be NRIs and people of Indian descent living in other countries. Other services that this portal will give are property management, banks finance and also all kind of help its clients need. Waugh’s company has 91 properties listed on its portal in seven cities of India viz. New Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Kolkata. These 91 properties have been developed by 10 developers. Steve Waugh: Virat Kohli role model for my son

Steve Waugh, Founder and Chairman of Waugh Global was quoted by Economic Times saying, “I have always seen India as a land rich in opportunities and am excited to be in the Indian real estate market. Am sure, our portal will facilitate greater investment into the country that has given me so much.”  Waugh is among a few other cricketers who have ventured into business. India’s fast bowler Umesh Yadav had recently invested in a startup named Fashiononve. Yuvraj Singh runs a cancer foundation— ‘YouWeCan’ which promotes awareness about fighting cancer. READ: Umesh Yadav ventures into startup named Fashionove

Waugh guided Australia to their second World Cup title in 1999. Waugh was a brilliant Test batsman and a decent One-Day batsman. He averages 51.06 in Tests. The specialty of Waugh was that many of his big hundreds came under difficult circumstances when chips were down. He has 32 centuries in Test matches with a highest score of 200. He is one those rare players who has a good record against all Test playing nations. He also bowled medium-pace and has 92 Test and 195 One-Day wickets. In ODIs Waugh’s record is not that good. He has an average of 32.90 in limited-overs cricket.