Ravichandran Ashwin

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Ravichandran Ashwin
NameRavichandran Ashwin
ProfessionIndian International cricketer
Major teamsIndia (2010-Present)
Tamil Nadu (2006-Present)
Rajasthan Royals (2022-Present)
Delhi Capitals (2020-21)
Kings XI Punjab (2018-19)
Rising Pune Supergiant (2016-17)
Chennai Super Kings (2008-15)
Surrey (2021)
Nottinghamshire (2019)
Worcestershire (2017)
Date of BirthSeptember 17, 1986
Age (In 2024)37 Years 7 Month(s) 5 Days
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
ResidenceWest Mambalam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Mother TongueTamil
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 187 cm
in meters- 1.87 m
in feet inches- 6ft 2in
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpousePrithi Narayanan
ravichandran ashwin with wife preethi narayanan
Marriage DateNovember 13, 2011
ravichandran ashwin and preethi narayanan marriage picture
Daughter(s)Akhira Ashwin
ravichandran ashwin with daughter akhira ashwin
Aadhya Ashwin
ravichandran ashwin with daughter aadhya ashwin
FatherNarayanasamy Ravichandran
MotherRavichandran Chitra
ravichandran ashwin with parents
Other Relative(s)
Grandfather (Paternal)S Narayanasamy
Sister-in-law(s)Shruthi Narayanan
Cricket Information
Playing roleBowling all-rounder
Batting styleRight-handed bat
Bowling styleRight-arm off-break
Coach/MentorC. K. Vijay
Sunil Subramaniam
Test debutNovember 6, 2011 v West Indies
ODI debutJune 5, 2010 v Sri Lanka
T20I debutJune 12, 2010 v Zimbabwe
Education Details
SchoolPadma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai
St. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
CollegeSri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering (SSN), Chennai
Educational QualificationB. Tech. (Information Technology)
Contact/Social Media Details
Twittertwitter.com/ashwinravi99/ (10.7m followers)
Facebookfacebook.com/AshwinRaviOfficial (4m followers)
Instagraminstagram.com/rashwin99/ (3.3m followers)
Email[email protected]
Youtubeyoutube.com/c/AshwinCrikipidea/ (895k subscribers)
CEAT International Cricketer of the Year: 2016–17
ICC Cricketer of the Year: 2016
ICC Test Cricketer of the Year: 2016
Arjuna Award: 2014
ICC - Test Team of the Year: 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017
Other Details
Net Worth (Approx)₹110 crores
Salary₹5 crores/year (BCCI Grade A Contract)
₹5 crores/year (IPL Contract)
Alternate namesR Ashwin
Signatureravichandran ashwin signature
Ravichandran Ashwin is an Indian cricketer who plays for Tamil Nadu in domestic cricket and Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League. He is the fastest indian bowler to reach 50, 100, 150, 250, 300, 350 and 400 wickets milestone in Test cricket in terms of number of innings.
He was born on September 17, 1986 in a Tamil Hindu Brahmin family to Narayanasamy Ravichandran and his wife Ravichandran Chitra in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. His father Narayanasamy Ravichandran also played cricket at club level as a fast bowler.
He did his schooling from Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan and St. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai. After that he graduated with a B. Tech. in Information Technology from Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering in Chennai.
Ashwin used to play junior-level cricket as an opening batsman but later on turned into an off-break bowler.
Ashwin came into the limelight in 2010 when he started playing for the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL. On the back of his impressive performance in the 2010 Indian Premier League, he was selected in a second-string squad that toured Zimbabwe in May-June 2010.
He made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in Harare on 5 June 2010. He scored 38 runs off 32 balls and took 2 wickets but india lost the match by 6 wickets.
He made his T20I debut against Zimbabwe in Harare on June 12 2010. He took 1 wicket and gave away only 22 runs in his 4 overs and helped India win by 6 wickets.
On 6 November 2011, he made his Test cricket debut against West Indies in Delhi. Ashwin was awarded the man of the match for his bowling figures of 3/81 & 6/47 in the match and became the seventh Indian bowler to take a five-wicket haul on Test debut. He also won the player of the series award in his maiden test series.
Ashwin got married to his childhood friend Prithi Narayanan on November 13, 2011. They have 2 daughters, Akhira Ashwin and Aadhya Ashwin.
Elder daughter Akhira Ashwin was born on July 9, 2015 and younger daughter Aadhya Ashwin was born on December 21, 2016.
In 2016, he became the third Indian after Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar to be named ICC Cricketer of the Year. He was also named the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year in the same year.
On 25 March 2019, playing for Kings XI Punjab, Ashwin mankaded Jos Buttler in a match against Rajasthan Royals which created a lots of controversy because although it is legally allowed but considered against the spirit of the game.
In the 2022 IPL Auction, Ashwin was bought by the Rajasthan Royals for ₹5 crores.
On 10 April 2022, he became the first batsman to tactically retire out in an IPL match during a league stage match between Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow Super Giants. He became only the fourth player to retire out in T20 cricket after Shahid Afridi, Sonam Tobgay and Sunzamul Islam.
He has won 9 Man of the Series awards in Test cricket, which is the highest by an Indian cricketer and 2nd highest in the world after Muthiah Muralidaran's 11 Man of the Series awards. 1
Ashwin has taken seven 10-wicket hauls in test matches which is 2nd highest among indian players and 9th highest in the world. 2
He is the fastest player in the world to reach 250 (45 matches), 300 (54 matches) & 350 (66 matches) test wickets.
Ashwin's grandfather S Narayanasamy had a big role to play in his initial years of struggle. He was a former Southern Railway Employee and was a big cricket lover. He passed away on May 27, 2017 at the age of 92 years due to an age-related illness.

  1. https://stats.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/records/283469.html[]
  2. https://stats.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/records/283370.html[]
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