Education plays a very important role in every individual’s life. There are a lot of Cricketers who worked really hard to pursue their education before becoming what they are today. There are many cricketers who knew from their childhood that what they wanted to do, but they made sure that they complete the education before stepping into something for full time. They played the game well and also made sure that they finish their education properly as it is important for them. There are few Cricketers who are very good in the game but that does not really matter. There are few are who are good at the game and are also very educated. Education just defines you as a person and there are a lot of things one learn when he or she is educated. Which indeed is very important. There are many Cricketers who have studied hard before becoming fully-fledged cricketers. These men are great players and they have always made the country proud.
Here is a list of Top 10 Highly Educated Indian Cricketers.
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10. Anil Kumble
Anil Kumble is one of the most educated Cricketers in India. He was born in 1970 in Bengaluru and he was also the Captain of the India Test Cricket Team. His education includes B.E from Rastriya Vidyalaya college of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering and he did his pre-university college from National College.
9. Amay Khurasiya
AmayKhurasiya is amongst the top ten Indian cricketers who are very well educated. He was born in the year 1972 and he has an IAS degree. He is one of the educated cricketer and is also very talented. He is a left handed batsman.
8. Murali Vijay
Murali Vijay is one of the most educated Indian Cricketers. He was born in the year 1984 and he played his first match against Australia in the year 2006. He has a Post Graduate degree in Economics. His last match was in the year 2013 against Sri Lanka.
7. Aavishkar Salvi
Aavishkar Salvi is a Bombay Boy and was born in the year 1981. He is brilliant bowler. He is one of the most educated Cricket Players in the Country. He has a post Doctorate degree in Astrophysics.
6. Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina is one of the highly educated Indian Cricketers. He was born in the year 1986 in Uttar Pradesh. He has played several matches in his career and is a brilliant batsman. He has a B.Com Degree in his name, and he finished his education before getting into Cricket.
5. Ajinkya Rahane
Ajinkya Rahane is one of the best player in the Indian Cricket Team and he is also amongst the most educated Indian Cricketers. He was born in the year 1988 and he played his first match against Australia. Rahane holds a degree of B.Com.
4. Ravichandra Ashwin
Ravichandra Ashwin mainly known as R. Ashwin is amongst the most educated cricketers in the Indian Cricket Team. Ashwin was born in the year 1986 and he made it first debut in the year 2015 against Australia. R. Ashwin holds a degree of B. Tech in Information Technology.
3. Javagal Srinath
JavgalSrinath was born in the year 1969 in Karnataka. He is a former Indian Cricket Player and is currently the ICC Match Refree. He was the fastest bowler in the team and also the only Indian Cricketer to take more than 300 wickets in ODI. He has a degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Instrumental Technology.
2. V.V.S Laxman
V.V.S Laxman is one of the most educated Indian Cricketers. He was born in the year 1974 and he made his debut in the year 1996. He wanted to become a Doctor and also got admitted but later opted out and became a cricketer.
1. Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid is a highly educated Cricketer. Commonly known as the wall, Dravid was a wicketkeeper and also a brilliant batsman. He has done his graduation and Masters in Business Administration from St. josephs College Bangalore.