Cricketers sacrificing their education for the sake of game is not a new thing, especially in India. But how often do you hear a cricketer miss a match to attend an examination? It happened on Thursday, when India's premier domestic One-Day tournament Vijay Hazare Trophy commenced. Delhi's young opener Unmukt Chand missed his team's opening game against Baroda to attend an exam.<p></p><p></p>According to a report in the Hindustan Times, Chand had cleared all but one paper of his graduation course. Due to his hectic cricket schedule, the 22-year old had missed his Hindi exam during the first semester five years ago and hadn't attempted it ever since. Finally, he made it to the exam hall <span data-term="goog_1097494185">on Thursday</span>, which happened to be his last chance to answer the paper, failing which he would not have been able to complete his graduation as per Delhi University rules.<p></p><p></p>"The date-sheet was released a month ago and I knew the exam clashed with the Baroda game. I informed the team, coach and captain well in advance that I will have to take the exam as it was my last attempt. I had missed my Hindi exam due to a packed cricket schedule but this time I had to sacrifice a day of cricket to complete my graduation," Chand told the English daily.