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7 Cricketers Who Do Government Jobs, Dhoni in The Army, And Chahal in Income Tax!

Sangeeta Viswas
1 month ago

Cricketers with Government Jobs: 7 Cricketers Who Do Government Jobs, Dhoni in The Army, And Chahal in Income Tax! Hey, cricket fans! Did you know some of your favorite players hold high-ranking government jobs besides ruling the pitch?

That’s right! Today, we’ll check out 7 cricketers who are also government officials:

1. Joginder Sharma:

We all remember Joginder Sharma’s epic bowling in the 2007 T20 World Cup final, right? The guy who snatched victory from Pakistan in the last over!

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But did you know Joginder Sharma is also a Deputy Superintendent in the Haryana Police? Talk about double duty!

2. Kapil Dev:

The legendary Kapil Dev, who captained India to its first-ever World Cup win in 1983, is considered one among the greatest all-rounders ever.

But did you know Kapil Dev is also an army officer? In 2008, the Indian Territorial Army honored him with the prestigious rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

3. KL Rahul:

KL Rahul, the stylish batsman currently playing for Lucknow in the IPL, made his international debut in 2014.

But did you know KL Rahul is also a bank officer? Yep, the Reserve Bank of India appointed him as an Assistant Manager in 2018.

4. Yuzvendra Chahal:

Team India’s star spinner, Yuzvendra Chahal, is known for his tricky deliveries that bamboozle batsmen. He debuted internationally in 2016.

But did you know Yuzvendra Chahal is also a government official? He works as an Inspector in the Income Tax Department! Now that’s a surprising combination.

5. Umesh Yadav:

This Indian pacer, known for his fiery spells, made his international debut in 2010.

But did you know Umesh Yadav is also a bank officer? In 2017, the Reserve Bank of India recruited him as an Assistant Manager under the sports quota.

6. Mahendra Singh Dhoni:

“Captain Cool” Dhoni, the only captain to win two World Cups, needs no introduction. He’s nurtured talents like Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli.

But did you know Mahendra Singh Dhoni is also an army officer? The Indian Territorial Army honored him with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 2011. He even served in the Indian Army for two months after the 2019 World Cup.

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Who knew these cricketers had such interesting side hustles? Which cricketer’s government job surprised you the most? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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