Engineers turned cricketers

Let's have a look at the list of engineers who turned into legendary cricketers. India's legendary cricketer Anil Kumble's name is also included in the list.

Erapalli Prasanna

India's former cricketer Erapalli Prasanna played 49 Tests and took 189 wickets. Prasanna was an engineer before becoming a cricketer.

1983 World Cup winner Krishnamachari Srikkanth was engineer-turned-cricketer as he scored 2062 runs in 43 Tests and 4091 runs in 146 ODIs for India.

Krishnamachari Srikkanth

India's S Venkataraghavan was also an engineer-turned-spinner and took 156 wickets in 57 Tests and 5 wickets in 15 ODIs for India.

S. Venkataraghavan

India's legendary spinner Anil Kumble was also an engineer before becoming a cricketer. He took 619 wickets in 132 Tests and snared 337 wickets in 271 ODIs.

Anil Kumble

Former India pacer Srinath was also an engineer who turned into a cricketer as he picked 236 wickets in 67 Tests and 315 wickets in 229 ODIs.

Javagal Srinath

Rajneesh Gurbani, who played from Vidarbha in India's domestic cricket, was also an engineer as he scalped 106 wickets in 31 Test matches so far.

Rajneesh Gurbani

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Team India's ace spinner R. Ashwin was also an engineer before turning to cricket. He has so far picked 442 wickets in 86 Tests and 151 wickets in 113 ODIs for India.

R. Ashwin

Shahbaz, who was recently selected in the ODI team in Team India's tour of Zimbabwe, was also an engineer before being a cricketer.

Shahbaz Ahmed

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