Indian parents pay a lot of emphasis on education, so even though the best Indian cricketers have excelled in the sport, they have still achieved academic excellence by completing their education we take a look at few such cricketers. World Cup-winning former Indian captain MS Dhoni holds a Bachelors in Commerce degree.
Indian middle-order batsman and Chennai Super Kings stalwart Suresh Raina holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Delhi University
One of India’s most successful spin bowlers and current captain of Kings XI Punjab, Ravichandran Ashwin is an engineer who has specialised in Information Science.
Former Indian batsman Virender Sehwag who was known for his swashbuckling batting has a Bachelors degree from Jamia Millia Islamia University.
Stylish Indian batsman Robin Uthappa who has been an IPL veteran over the years is a graduate from Jain University.
Former Indian Test captain and highest wicket-taker for the country Anil Kumble is a mechanical engineer.
India’s Test Vice Captain and Rajasthan Royals player Ajinkya Rahane has a bachelor’s degree in Commerce.
India’s batting legend Rahul Dravid who scored tons of runs for the country was pursuing his MBA when he got selected to play in the Indian team.
VVS Laxman was part of the Fab Five of the Indian batting line up in the 2000s. He was pursuing MBBS when he was selected for the Indian team.
Indian Test opener Murali Vijay excelled in studies before becoming an Indian international cricketer. He is a post-graduate in economics.