Ravichandran Ashwin Wiki/ Biography
Ravichandran Ashwin is considered as the most dramatic person in the Indian Cricket team. He plays as the all-rounder for Indian Cricket team. He is usually called as ash by his fellow members. His batting style is Right-handed, and bowling style is Right-arm off Breaker. Ashwin’s height is about 6ft tall. He was born in the city of Indian province Tamil Nadu also known as South India. He was born on 17th September 1986. His teams include Tamil Nadu, Kings XI Punjab, and Indian Cricket Team. He is currently the captain of IPL team Kings XI Punjab. According to his birth date, his age is 32. Ravichandran Ashwin net worth in 2019 is $5 million.
Other basic facts
- Age (as in 2019): 32 years
- Hometown: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
- Zodiac sign/ Sun sign: Virgo
- Hair color: Black
- Eye Colour: Black
- Body Measurements: chest – 40 inches; Waist – 32 inches; Biceps – 12 inches
- Height: 188 cm or 6′ 2″ inches or 1.88 m
- Weight: almost 75 kgs or 165 lbs
- Nickname: Ash
- Jersey Number: 99
- International Debut: ODI debut – 5 June 2010 v Sri Lanka; Test debut – 6 November 2011 v West Indies; T20 debut – 12 June 2010 v Zimbabwe
- Net Worth(Approx): $5 million
- Salary: Retainer Fee – ₹5 crore; IPL Fee – ₹7.6 crore; Test Fee – ₹15 lakh; ODI Fee – ₹6 lakh; T20 Fee – ₹3 lakh
Ravichandran Ashwin completed his school education from Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan and St. Bede’s. He did his graduation from SSN College of Engineering. He is graduated in the degree of BTech in information technology. He also attended St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary school.
Ravichandran Ashwin belongs to Brahmin Hinduism family. Ravichandran Ashwin father name is Ravichandran who used to play as a fast bowler for the club. Joining the St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary school, it took a great change in the life of Ashwin as the Institute consist of a cricket academy. His mother name is Chitra, and he has a wife whose name is Prithi Narayanan. Ashwin has a daughter whose name is Adhya.
Ravichandran Ashwin Professional Career
Ashwin career changed when he changed his school and joined the St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary school which consist of a cricket academy. According to Ashwin C.K, Vijay and Chandra were the persons in his life who played a vital role in developing his career. They changed the bowling style of Ashwin as he used to bowl medium pace, but after the efforts of his coaches, he gets to know the off-spin style.
Ravichandran Ashwin played as the opening batsman for under 17th but got replaced by Rohit Sharma due to his bad performance. Later Ashwin played as a bowler for Tamil Nadu team. He also played in the IPL for Chennai super king. During the season of IPL in 2010, Ashwin managed to get the higher number of wickets in the whole tournament. He bowled 13 of the players and became the player of the tournament.
Due to his best performance in the IPL season 2010, he was selected for the Indian Team when they are going to play against Zimbabwe in 2010. On June 5, Ashwin scored 32 runs in his ODI debut against Sri Lanka. He also managed to get 2 wickets by conceding 50 runs in the match.
He made his T20 debut against Zimbabwe. He took 1 wicket after conceding 22 runs in his four overs. The Indian team won the match.
Later on, Ashwin was selected for the tri-series against Sri Lanka and New Zealand. But didn’t get a chance to play for the team, instead Ravindra Jadeja was selected to play the matches.
R. Ashwin got the chance to play for Indian Team in ODI series against Australia after selectors decide to rest the first choice players. Only one match was considered to be good for Ashwin as he took 1 wicket for 34 runs in 9 overs. The Indian team won the match by 5 wickets. Ashwin was considered as the most economical bowler for the match.
India whitewashed the New Zealand team by 5-0 in the five match’s series on 2010. Ashwin was managed to be considered as the highest wicket taker of the series. He took 11 wickets with an average of 21.90. By this match, Ashwin was praised by Gautam Gambhir, who was the captain of the team at that time. Gautam Gambhir gave him the title of “the find.”
But unfortunately, Ashwin didn’t get the chance to play any of the ODI series against South Africa. Ashwin managed to get selected for the world cup team as he is considered as the 15th player of the team. Ashwin played only two matches of the world cup. He is managed to get 2 wickets for 41 against West Indies in 10 overs. He also picked 2 wickets against Australia in his second match of the world cup.
Ashwin was included in the series against West Indies on November 2011. Ashwin was included in the test match for the first time.
Ravichandran Ashwin debuted his first test match in Delhi. The legendary Player Sachin Tendulkar gave the cap. Ashwin remained the best player in the series as he took 3 wickets in first innings and 6 wickets in second innings. India won the match due to the contribution of Ashwin.
Ashwin was awarded as the man of the match for his incredible performance and became the third player to take the award for Indian Team.
Ashwin was selected for Chennai Super King in the season of IPL. He won titles for his team for two years. He managed to get 13 wickets in the first season and 20 in the second season.
Due to the ban on his team, he was selected to play for the Rising Pune in the IPL season 2016 and 2017. Ashwin took his 100th wicket against Kings XI Punjab in 2016 season of IPL.
Kings XI Punjab picked him on 26th January 2018 for 7.6 Indian crores. Later on, he was decided to be the captain of the team on 25th March 2019. During the season Ashwin was criticized for running out Jos Buttler without through the ball toward the batsman. He is capable of making many variations in his bowling style. He can bowl googly.
Ashwin will become the best bowler in the world if he continues to bowl this way.
Ravichandran Ashwin Wife
Ravichandran Ashwin is married to Prithi Narayanan.
Ravichandran Ashwin Net Worth
Ravichandran Ashwin net worth is $5 million. In 2019, Ravichandran Ashwin net worth has growing significantly.
House, Cars and Bikes Collection
He owns the house in Delhi and Tamil Nadu.
Some Interesting and Unknown Facts about Ravichandran Ashwin
- Ashwin started his career as a fast bowler but changed his style to off-spin.
- Ashwin is ranked as the 10th best test bowler.
- He is the second player to get the fastest 200 test wickets.