How To Become A Cricketer After 12th?

By Ishika

21st August, 2023

Cricket is the world's second most popular sport, with over 2.5 billion fans. The sport has been around for about 300 years.


“Here’s how you can become a cricketer in India after 12th”

There is no specific qualification to become a cricketer in India as it’s skill based but one must complete at-least their basic schooling before pursuing cricket full-time. Studying till 12th grade should be a must.

Educational Qualification

Enroll In A Cricket Academy

If one wants to become a cricketer, the first step is to enroll in a cricket academy. The sooner you train yourself, the better you develop the skill. Being a cricketer is all about having those extraordinary skills.

To begin a career as a professional cricketer, one must first play for a professional team. Being a member of a school or college cricket team will be of great advantage.

Play In A Professional Team

How Much Does A Cricketer In India Make?

Cricketers salaries are based on skill, level and grade. According to the most recent figures, a grade A and contract basis athlete makes close to 7 crores each year. A grade C cricketer earns approximately a crore every year as well.

Becoming a cricketer in India is a dream for many and is very tough due to competition. To secure a mark in the Indian team you need a lot of talent and determination.