For some cricketers in India, study and play have gone hand-in-hand. Six of the Indian cricket players have studied engineering. Here’s a look at them.
EAS Prasanna who formed a spin quartet with BS Chandrashekhar, S Venkatraghavan & Bishen Singh Bedi had studied engineering from the National Institute of Engineering, Mysuru.
Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan did his engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy in Chennai.
One of the jolliest cricketers in the history of the game, Krishnamachari Srikanth completed his B.E. degree in Electrical Engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy in Chennai.
Arguably one of the finest bowlers in the world, Anil Kumble holds B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering, Bangalore.
In an era when India had struggled to produce fast bowlers, Srinath was the go-to man for his skipper. He holds a B.E. degree in Instrumentation Technology from Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysuru.
Ravichandran Ashwin has a B. Tech degree in Information Technology from SSN College of Engineering, Chennai.