You can never be a cricketer by the criteria of teaching qualification. If you want to be a cricketer, you have to have cricketing talent. Cricket and education are not easy to keep together. However, there are many cricketers who have done this difficult job. Along with field cricket, he continued his studies and took many higher degrees. Today, let’s find out the names of some Indian cricketers, each of whom has an engineering degree.
5 Indian Cricketers Who Are Engineering Graduates
1) Ravichandran Ashwin
Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin tops the list. He is as good at off-spinner training as he is at the ball. He is already one of India’s highest wicket-taker in Tests. Ravichandran Ashwin holds a B.Tech degree from SSN College of Engineering, Chennai. However, he did not like his mind and focused on cricket. Ashwin is also the part of upcoming Twenty20 World Cup.
2) Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan
He is a former Indian off-spinner. He represented the country from 1985 to 1983. Statistically, he has taken 156 wickets in 56 Tests and 15 ODIs. He holds an engineering degree from Gindi College of Engineering, Chennai. He has also officiated since retiring from cricket.
3) E. A. S. Prasanna
Then there is Erapalli Anantrao Srinivasaprasanna. The former Indian off-spinner served the country in international cricket from 1982 to 1986. He took 189 wickets in 49 Tests. He holds an engineering degree from the National Institute of Engineering, Mysore. It was everyone’s dream to get an engineering degree in his time.
4) Javagal Srinath
Former Indian fast bowler Javagal Srinath is fourth on the list. One of the most successful bowlers in the country, he represented India from 1991 to 2003. He has taken 237 wickets in 63 Tests and 315 wickets in 229 ODIs. He holds a BE degree in Instrumentation Technology from Sri Joychamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore.
5) Anil Kumble
Legendary Indian leg-spinner Anil Kumble is at the bottom of the list. Just as everyone was fascinated by his bowling magic, his reading skills also fascinated everyone. The highest wicket-taker in India has a BA degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National School College of Engineering, Bangalore.
Here are the top five cricketers that are known for their best bowling and batting skills in the field. Not only they have made their name in the cricket field but also graduated with an Engineering degree which shows their educational stats as well.
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