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

Updated on: Jun 28, 2018 7:51 pm IST

  • Ravichandran Ashwin
    (Indian Cricketer)

    R Ashwin
    Nickname: Ash
    Profession: Cricketer (Spin Bowler)
    Biography
    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)
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    Family
    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

    Records

    • 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.

    Preferences
    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

    Earnings
    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

    Controversies

    • 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 captainĀ  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 kidĀ 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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