Cricket’s fan following is huge in India. It is followed like a religion and people are mad about it. Almost everyone has watched a cricket match at least once in his or her life. But, have you ever thought about the academic qualification of your favourite cricketers?
Of course, they have studied apart from perusing their passion. You will be shocked to know that there are some cricketers who have engineering, IAS, commerce, astrophysics and other degrees.
Here is a list of 9 Indian cricketers who are highly qualified:
1. Ravichandran Ashwin
The backbone of Team India in Tests, Ravichandran Ashwin, did his schooling from Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan and St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School. He went on pursue engineering, graduating in Information Technology from the SSN College of Engineering, Chennai. Ashwin also worked for Cognizant Technology Solutions for a while.
2. Javagal Srinath
Former India speedster, Javagal Srinath, did his engineering in Instrumentation Technology from the Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, now known as JSS Science and Technology University, Mysuru.