Top 5 Indian Cricketers Who Hold High-Ranking Government Jobs
The government has honored many excellent Indian cricketers by assigning them to prestigious positions in recognition of their contributions to the Indian cricket team.
Many people are still unaware about the prominent ranks of these well-known Indian cricketers. Thus we are presenting to you the top 5 Indian cricketers who hold high-ranking government jobs.
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1) Kapil Dev – Lieutenant Colonel, Indian Territorial Army
Kapil Dev is the golden name in cricket’s Ring of Honor. He led the Indian Cricket Team to victory in the World Cup for the first time in the sport’s history.
He was the greatest fast bowler of his generation, and was given the honorary title of Lieutenant Colonel by the Indian Army.
2) Harbhajan Singh – Deputy Superintendent of Police, Punjab
Harbhajan Singh is without a doubt one of ‘s finest off-spinners. In 2015, he last played for India against South Africa. He is, however, no longer a member of Team India.
As a return for his contributions to the game, Punjab Police has promoted him to Deputy Superintendent Police Officer.
3) Sachin Tendulkar – IAF Honorary Group Captain
Sachin’s inclusion in this list comes as no surprise. He was one of the greatest batsmen in the cricket field.
The cricketer, also known as Master Blaster, was later promoted to Group Captain in the Indian Air Force.
4) Mahendra Singh Dhoni – Lieutenant Colonel, Indian Army
Mahendra Singh Dhoni was elevated to the same status as Kapil Dev three years later, after helping India win the World Cup for the first time in 28 years. While Dhoni’s position is honorary, he takes his obligation as an Indian Army officer very sincerely.
5) K. L. Rahul – Assistant Manager, Reserve Bank of India
K. L. Rahul is among the most powerful opening batters and the captain of the Lucknow SuperGiants, has already established himself as the core of India’s batting attack.
Based on his performance, the Reserve Bank of India hired him as an Assistant Manager in 2018 as per the former RBI Deputy Governor SS Mundra’s recommendation.