Indian cricketers as children: Artificial intelligence has been all the rage today. From super-intelligent chatbots to image designers, content developers, and lightning-fast video creators, AI-powered tools are overtaking the tech industry.
AI has already been used in various fields, such as sports, education, machine learning, robotics, transportation, manufacturing, and more. Some people use AI to speed up their productivity, some use it to reduce their workload, and some use it to innovate.
Then there are those who are harnessing the enormous potential of artificial intelligence for gaming. Viral pictures of Indian cricketers as children have gone viral on the internet and are buzzing all over social media. Imagine your favorite cricketers like Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar, Hardik Pandya and more.
Cuteness overload! See Indian cricketers as kids
An Instagram artist (Surya Teja Kandukuri/@thebackpackerboy) used artificial intelligence to create images of Indian cricketers as children. The post was uploaded on January 28 and has racked up nearly 2,000 likes so far. The art was created using Midjourney and Adobe Lightroom. You can see the pictures of Indian cricketers as children below. Many new and veteran players are included.
1. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is already the most followed Indian athlete and the nation’s heartthrob. The AI-generated image of him as a child will surely increase the number of his followers. It’s amazing how realistic Kohli looks, especially those big dreamy eyes of his.
2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a living legend of cricket and is loved all over India. As captain, he led the national team to win all three ICC cricket tournaments: T20 World Cup, ODI World Cup and Champions Trophy. AI’s image of him as a child is cute and realistic, but quite different from MSD’s actual childhood appearance.
Sachin Tendulkar is widely considered the greatest cricketer ever and was known for his stamina on the field and his consistency. The cute childhood pictures of him are viral on the Internet and the AI picture is not far from the real pictures.
4. Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya is known for his fierce personality, explosive batting and fashion. His little boy AI avatar also emphasizes his boldness, and you can see the determination in his eyes.
5. Kapil Dev
If there is one cricketer every Indian, young or old, knows, it is Kapil Dev. He led India to its first World Cup victory in 1983 as captain and was recently the subject of a biopic starring Ranveer Singh.
6. Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma is another Indian cricketer known for his good looks, and his AI childish avatar only accentuates it. The Indian captain looks super cute with his wavy hair and round face.
7. Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh is one of the most dangerous and loved players in the history of cricket. As an all-rounder, his skills with both bat and ball were legendary. He is best known for hitting six sixes in one over against England in the T20 World Cup final. His AI little boy avatar makes him look like a real cutie.
8. Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja looks quite similar to his adult self in his toddler AI avatar. The all-rounder looks adorable with his curly hair and big eyes.
9. Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson looks delicate with his captivating eyes and chubby cheeks. His AI avatar as a child looks a lot like his younger self.
10. Rishabh Pant
You probably wouldn’t be able to guess that it was Rishabh Pant at first glance. The AI image of him as a child does not completely resemble his adult self nor his true childhood appearance. However, he seems quite adorable.
What is the Midjourney AI Tool?
Midjourney is a generative artificial intelligence service created by independent research laboratory Midjourney, Inc., based in San Francisco. Its main function is to create images from user instructions using natural language descriptions to generate images. Midjourney works similarly to other AI imagers like DALL-E and OpenAI’s Stable Diffusion.
Midjourney launched on July 12, 2022 with an open beta. Currently it works by subscription with three levels.
***All images courtesy of Suryateja Kandukuri/@thebackpackerboy