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5 Most Educated Indian Cricketers Ever

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Indian cricket has produced some highly accomplished and successful players over the years, and many of them have also been well-educated individuals. Here are five Indian cricketers who are considered to be among the most educated in the history of the game:

Anil Kumble:

With DRS Anil Kumble would've picked 900 Test wickets: Gambhir | Cricket  News - Times of India

Anil Kumble is widely considered to be one of the greatest spin bowlers in the history of Indian cricket. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering  from Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering in Bangalore.

Sourav Ganguly:

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Considered as one of India's best captains, Sourav Ganguly holds a degree in Commerce from Calcutta University. He has also completed a course in leadership and management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

Ravi Shastri:

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Ravi Shastri is a former Indian cricketer, and current head coach of the Indian national team. He holds a degree in Commerce from HR College in Mumbai.

Laxman Sivaramakrishnan:

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Laxman Sivaramakrishnan, is a former Indian cricketer and commentator, who holds a degree in Economics from Loyola College, Chennai.

R. Ashwin:

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R. Ashwin is a current Indian cricketer who holds a degree in Information Technology from Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai. It's worth noting that education is not always a priority for cricketers, many of them choose to pursue their career in cricket at the expense of education, but these players have been able to balance their education with their cricketing careers and have proven to be successful in both fields.

In conclusion, Anil Kumble, Sourav Ganguly, Ravi Shastri, Laxman Sivaramakrishnan and R. Ashwin are considered to be among the most educated Indian cricketers of all time. They have not only excelled on the field but have also been able to balance their education with their cricketing careers, which is a testament to their dedication and hard work.