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Ravichandran Ashwin (cricketer) Wife, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

Ravichandran Ashwin
(Indian Cricketer)

R Ashwin
Nickname: Ash
Profession: Cricketer (Spin Bowler)
Autobiography: NA
Biopic: NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.): 188 cm
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Tattoos: NA
Personal Life
Date of Birth: 17 September 1986
Age (as on 2018): 31 years
Birth Place: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Virgo
Nationality: Indian
School: Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai

St. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai

College: Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering (SSN), Chennai
Educational Qualifications: B.Tech in Information Technology (IT)

Father: Ravichandran (Worked in Southern Railways, Former club level cricketer)
Mother: Chitra
Sister: NA
Brother: NA
Coach/Mentor: Sanjay Bhardwaj, Pawan Gulati, Raju Tondon
Religion: Hinduism
Address: A home in Postal colony, West Mambalam, Chennai-33

Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test: 6 November 2011 against West Indies at Delhi
ODI: 5 June 2010 against Sri Lanka at Harare
T20: 12 June 2010 against Zimbabwe at Harare
Jersey Number: #99 (India), #99 (Domestic)
Domestic/State Team: Chennai Super Kings, Dindigul Dragons, Rising Pune Supergiants, Tamil Nadu, Worcestershire
Nature on field:
Likes to play against: NA
Favourite Shot: cover drive


  • He was the third Indian to receive ICC cricketer of the year. Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid had received the award earlier.
  • He became the fastest bowler to pick 200 Test scalps in 2017.
  • He is the fastest Indian bowler to take 50 and 100 Test wickets.

Career Turning Point: His outstanding performance in the IPL 2010, which earned his a national call-up for Zimbabwe tour.

Hobbies: Watching movies, tennis, basket ball & football
Favourite Batsmen: Shane Warne
Favourite Bowlers: Harbhajan Singh
Favourite Cricket Ground: NA
Favourite sports personalities: NA
Favourite Food: Chinese Food
Favourite Actors: NA
Favourite Films: NA
Favourite Musicians/Singers: AR Rahman, Shoaib Bhushan
Favourite Destinations: NA
Smoking/Alcohol: NA

Style Quotient
Cars Collection: NA

Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status: Married
Affairs/Girlfriends: Narayanan Prithi
Wife/Spouse: Narayanan Prithi
Marriage Date: 13 November 2011
Children: NA

Net Worth: NA
Test Fee: INR 15 lakh
ODI Fee: INR 6 lakh
T20 Fee: INR 3 lakh
IPL 11: INR 7.6 croreNet Worth: Not Known


  • During a Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) match in September 2016, he lost his temper while batting for Dindigul Dragons against Chepauk Super Gillies. When the batsman on the other end, Jagadeesan Narayan got dismissed, Ashwin and Narayan had a verbal spat with the bowler Kishore who pushed Narayan and passed provocating comments.
  • In December 2016, he was trolled on social media as he didn't mention the name of former captain  MS Dhoni in his thank you speech after winning the ICC Best Test Cricketer Award.

Lesser Known Facts

  • The used to hate Maths the most among all his subjects.
  • His wife, Prithi studied was his school mate.
  • He was a very mischievous kid during his school days.
  • Ashwin started playing cricket as an opening batsman, but he dropped the idea at the age of 14 after he injured his pelvic area which caused a ligament tear in the hip bones.

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