The marksheet : Educational qualification of Indian cricketers
They are stylish, they are dashing, they are
They are the cricketers!
know the game pretty well to earn everyone's
appreciation, they know the numbers of runs
they scored or the balls they bowled but were
they as good in studies?
Here is a list of Indian
cricketers and their educational qualification:
The Dada of Indian cricket
completed his graduation in commerce from
the prestigious St. Xavier's College.
later awarded the honorary Ph.D.
As he focused on
cricket from a very early age, the master
blaster could only complete his education up
to the 12th standards from
Shardashram Vidyamandir before getting into
The powerful opener
joined Jamia Milia Islamia University and
completed his graduation before stepping into
One of the most highly educated
cricketers, Laxman had to terminate his MBBS
studies to pursue his career as a cricketer.
Dravid did his schooling at St.
School, Bangalore and earned a degree in commerce
St. Joseph's college of commerce.
studying MBA in St. Joseph's college of
Business Administration while he got a call
from Indian National Cricket team and had to
leave that midway.
Yuvraj, the champion skater
during his schooldays studied in
DAV Public School completing up to 12th after
which his father got into cricket.
Agarkar, before being
successful with the balls, completed his
schooling from Shardashram Vidyamandir and
attended Ruparel College in Matunga for
Jumbo gained his primary
Holy Saint English School and he later attended Nati
Next, he attended National College,
Basuvanagadi and holds a BE degree from
Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering in
Just like Kumble, Srinath is
also an engineer. He got his degree in
Instrumentation Engineering from
Jayachamarajendra College of Engineer,
After completing his high
schools in Srirampur, Zaheer moved on to join
engineering. He was a bright student but had
to give it up in order to play cricket.
The current ODI skipper couldn't
do much more than the 10th standards before
joining cricket but with his interest in
education, he completed 12th and also
enrolled himself in St. Xavier's College,
Mumbai for B.Com degree.
Gambhir completed his
schooling in Modern School, Delhi and got his
graduation degree from Hindu College, Delhi
The now test skipper
started his schooling at Vishal Bharti Public School a
Paschim Vihar to help his cricket practice. He
studied there up to class 12th and was a very
Ashwin started his
schooling at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan and
shifted to St. Bede's. He got his B.Tech from
SSN College of engineering in IT.
Suresh Raina successfully
completed his high school studies before
joining the national side.
Rohit Hitman Sharma
completed his primary education at Our Lady of Vela
then enrolled in the Swami Vivekananda on a scholar
earned by playing good cricket.
Rahane got his
Secondary School Certificate from SV Joshi
High School, Dombivli.
Umesh Yadav completed his
schooling in Shankar Rao Chouhan Vidyalaya, Khaper
attended middle school in The Frank Anthony Public
and then joined St. Josephs Indian High School
for high school studies where his father Roger
Binny was the sports, coach.
Though we have made this list of their
educational qualification, we believe they make
the nation proud with the unusual talent they
hold in the game of cricket.
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