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March 23, 2019
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Murugan Ashwin (Indian Cricketer) Girlfriend, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

By Kashif Sheikh

Often overshadowed by the other Ashwin, Murugan Ashwin stands tall as one of India’s brightest spin talents. Born in the southern coast of India, Chennai, Murugan Ashwin began his career at the age of 25, missing age group cricket. He shot to fame with a whopping price tag of INR 4.5 Crore in the 2016 IPL Auction bestowed upon him by the now defunct, Rising Pune Supergiants. He has been churning out crucial performances in the domestic circuit for Tamil Nadu and has kept his image of being one of India’s best spinners alive. He is handy with the bat as well, which makes him a must have in the shortest format of the game.

Name: Murugan Ashwin

Nickname: NA

Role: Right-arm Legbreak

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5’7″ (170cm)

Weight (approx.): 67kg

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life

Date of Birth: September 8,1990

Age (as in 2018): 28 Years

Birth Place: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Virgo

Nationality: Indian

School: Santhome Higher Secondary School, Chennai

College: Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai

Educational Qualifications: B. Tech (Mechanical)


Father: EraMurukan Ramasami

Mother: Name Not Known

Sister: NA

Brother: NA

Coach/Mentor: NA

Religion: Hinduism

Address: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Cricket Career

International Debut:

Test: NA


T20I: NA

Jersey Number: 89

Major Teams: Tamil Nadu, Rising Pune Supergiant, Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Kings XI Punjab

Nature on field: Focused

Likes to play against: NA

Career Turning Point

Murugan Ashwin’s breakthrough season came was the 2015-16 Vijay Hazare Trophy where he finished as the second highest wicket taker of the tournament.


Hobbies: Movies, Music, Travelling, Reading,

Favourite Cricketers

  • Batsmen:
  • Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni

  • Bowlers:
  • Anil Kumble, Shane Warne

    Favourite Cricket Ground: NA

    Favourite Sportsmen: Sachin Tendulkar

    Favourite Food: Pasta

    Favourite Actors: Rajnikanth, Tom Hanks, Will Smith

    Favourite Films: NA

    Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA

    Favourite Destinations: NA

    Tattoos: NA

    Smoking/Drinking: No/NA

    Girlfriends, Spouse and Children

    Marital Status: Married

    Affairs/Girlfriends: NA

    Wife/Spouse: Aishwarya Ashwin

    Marriage Date: NA

    Children: Two Daughters


    Net Worth: INR 20 Likh/Year

    Lesser Known Facts

  • Murugan Ashwin was always a bright student throughout his academic career scoring 93% in his tenth CBSE Boards, 94.5% in 12th Boards, and a CGPA of 8 in Engineering.
  • Murugan Ashwin and Ravichandran Ashwin graduated from the same college, Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering in Chennai.
    Kashif Sheikh