Indian Cricketers Engineering Degree: India is such a country, from where every year a large number of students from colleges leave after completing their engineering studies. But today we are going to tell you something about which very few cricket fans will know. There are few Indian cricketers who completed their engineering degree before entering the world of cricket. Today we will take a look at Indian cricketers who got engineering degree.
The 35-year-old Indian off-spinner is one of the best spinners in the world in international cricket. Ashwin has played 79 Tests, 111 ODIs and 46 T20 matches for the Indian team. But very few people would know that Ashwin has got an engineering degree. Ravichandran Ashwin has a B.Tech degree in Information Technology from SSN College of Engineering, Chennai.
Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan is a former Indian off-spinner. He represented the country from 1965 to 1983. He played 57 Tests and 15 ODIs for Team India. Whereas when it comes to first class cricket, he played 341 matches and 71 matches in List I. Former Indian off-spinner Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan obtained an engineer degree from a college in Chennai. After retiring from cricket, he also umpired.
Former Indian fast bowler Javagal Srinath is one of the fastest and most successful fast bowlers in the country. He played 67 Tests, 229 ODIs for the Indian team. He was one of the deadliest fast bowlers of his time. He did his degree from Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore.
Anil Kumble is a great Indian spinner, who played cricket for the Indian cricket team from 1990-2008. He played 132 Tests and 271 ODIs for Team India. Very few people would know that the great leg-spinner has a B.Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National School College of Engineering, Bangalore.
Erapalli Anantrao Srinivas Prasanna is a former Indian off-spinner who served his country in international cricket from 1962 to 1978. He played 49 Test matches for the country. At the same time, he played 235 matches of First Class and 9 matches of List One. After playing a few Tests in 1961–62, the former Indian cricketer decided to finish his graduation and stayed away from Test cricket for five years. He returned to cricket in 1967. Erapalli Anantrao Srinivasa Prasanna holds an engineering degree from the National Institute of Engineering, Mysore.
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