Job Titles Held By Indian Cricketers That You Didn't Know About!
There’s much more to our mighty Indian cricketers than just acing the game. Some of them, by virtue of the respect bestowed on them by the Government or by their own virtues, hold positions other than cricket. Following is the list of cricketers who hold prestigious positions other than cricket:
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
The former Indian skipper holds the honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel which was conferred to him by the Indian Territorial Army in 2011. He is the vice president of The India Cements Ltd. ICL is the owner of the IPL (Indian Premier League) team Chennai Super Kings (franchise’s current status stands suspended), and Mr. Dhoni has been its captain since the first edition of IPL. He was CEO of Gulf Oil India for a day.
The master blaster, who very well dons the icon hat for Mumbai Indians, accepted the Rajya Sabha nomination and became the first active sportsperson and cricketer to have been nominated.
The wicketkeeper-batsman of Mumbai Indians, was inducted as an executive (sports and culture) in Reliance Ltd. in 2004.
The Mumbai Indians player not only got honored by its franchise for his contributions to it in IPL’s golden edition, but also got awarded with the position of Deputy Superintendent of Police by the Government of Punjab in 2001.
The Delhi Daredevils coach is also the vice president of The India Cements Ltd.
Though Ashwin was ruled out of the league this year due to a hernia injury, is the fastest Indian bowler to reach the 150 wicket mark in Test cricket. Apart from this, he is the senior manager at The India Cements Ltd.
The wicket-keeper batsmen of Gujarat Lions who made his cricket debut in 2004, is also the manager at The India Cements Ltd.