Many cricketers have completed their diplomas, masters, and even Ph.D. degrees , so here is the list of most educated cricket players.
List Of The Most Educated Cricket Players.
You will be surprised to learn that some of your favorite cricketers went into college to become engineers, doctors or for PhD.
|Masters In Law
|Computer System Engineering
|Bachelor of Engineering
|Bachelor of Optometry
They are famous as cricketers but many of them, before becoming famous, went to study and today they have degrees of higher education which is not known by everyone.
These players from across the country bring a lot of diversity to their Teams and the diversity is often seen in the educational qualifications of the cricketers too. Meet cricketers who are highly educated:
Kumar Sangakkara – Masters In Law
One of the dominant cricketers of Sri Lanka, Kumar Sangakkara, who scored big runs in all three formats T20, ODI, and Test, has done Masters.
He might have retired from professional cricket but holds a solid academic career as he finished his Masters’ in Law from the University of Colombo.
Rameez Raja – MBA
Not all Pakistan players completed their education but some hold degrees.
Rameez Raja, one of the legendary cricketers of 1992 world cup winner with Imran, holds a degree in MBA. He is a graduate with an MBA degree from Punjab University.
Geoff Lawson – Bachelor in Optometrist
The 64-year-old, who played 46 test matches and 76 ODi’s for the team of Australia, is a qualified Optometrist with a degree in Bachelor of Optometry from the University of New South Wales.
Rahul Dravid – MBA
Dravid is well known as “The Great Wall of India” in their batting line-up.
After completing his study in Bangalore, he enrolled in the MBA program from St. Joseph’s College of Business Administration before getting selected for the Indian team line-up.
Mike Brearley – Moral Science
Mike Brearly is a retired professional cricketer from England. During his career, he became the captain of Cambridge University, Middlesex, and England.
While playing cricket, he continues his education in classical and moral sciences as a postgraduate student.
Imran Khan – Philosophy
Ever since Pakistan became an official cricket member of ICC, only one world cup was won by the team – 1992 under the skipper (Imran Khan).
After completing his college study, he went to England for graduate study. Khan enrolled in Keble College, Oxford, and studied Philosophy, Politics, and Economics for three years.
In 2005 Khan was appointed as the chancellor of the University of Bradford.
Misbah-Ul-Haq – MBA
He is well known as the wall of Pakistan batting line-up. He often comes on 4th and 5th place batting line-up to help his team build up a good fighting score. Misbah-ul-Haq holds an MBA degree.
Javagal Srinath – BSIT
Srinath, who represented his Indian team in 67 tests, 229 ODI’s, and took 500+ wickets in both editions, holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Instrumentation Technology from Sri Lanka.