May 14, 2021
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Ten most qualified and educated cricketers of Indian cricket team

Ten most qualified and educated cricketers of Indian cricket team

Cricket demands dedication and investment of time which makes it difficult for an individual to concentrate on studies and game together. There have been many cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar, Mohammad Kaif, Virender Sehwag and Harbhajan Singh, who have just studied till class 10th. However, there have been some cricketers who have managed to shine in cricket and also in academics. Here’s a look at them-

10- Kris Srikkanth

The former India batsman holds a degree in Electrical engineering from Anna University in Chennai. He was renowned for speaking good english during his playing days.

9- Murali Vijay
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This Chennai cricketer and former India test opener holds a degree in economics.

8- Anil Kumble

This test specialist deserves a chance to play the IPL: Anil KumbleFormer India cricketer and coach holds a degree in Mechanical engineering. Kumble completed his schooling at national college and completed his engineering from RV College of Engineering.

7- Rahul Dravid

The Wall of Indian team was pursuing MBA at the time of maiden national call-up. He completed his schooling from Saint Joseph school in Bengaluru.

6- Ajinkya Rahane

Indian vice skipper in test cricket has been rock solid when it comes to batting. Rahane made his India debut in 2013 and is a commerce graduate. He completed his schooling from SV Joshi highschool.

5- Javagal Srinath

Known as “Mysore express”, the veteran pacer holds a degree in Instrumental technology. Srinath  currently works as a match referee for ICC.

4- VVS Laxman
VVS Laxman predicts the winner of India vs Australia test series
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Laxman is few of those cricketers who come from a family of doctors. His parents are doctor and he himself was a good student. He got admitted into a medical University but he choosed cricket over MBBS.

3- R. Ashwin

This senior off-spinner holds a degree from SSN college of engineering in information technology. Before becoming a professional cricketer, Ashwin has worked in big IT firms like cognizant technology solutions.

2- Gautam Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir reveals his first love and its not cricket
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The former India opener turned politician, finished his graduation from Hindu College,  University of Delhi.

1- Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly (Credits: Twitter)

Once a football player, this former India captain completed his graduation in commerce from St. Xaviers College in Kolkata. Ganguly also holds a honorary Ph.d degree.

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