Ravichandran Ashwin (cricketer) Wife, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More
Updated on: Jun 28, 2018 7:51 pm IST
Cricketer (Spin Bowler)
Date of Birth:
17 September 1986
Age (as on 2018):
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:
Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai
St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering (SSN), Chennai
B.Tech in Information Technology (IT)
Ravichandran (Worked in Southern Railways, Former club level cricketer)
Sanjay Bhardwaj, Pawan Gulati, Raju Tondon
A home in Postal colony, West Mambalam, Chennai-33
6 November 2011 against West Indies at Delhi
5 June 2010 against Sri Lanka at Harare
12 June 2010 against Zimbabwe at Harare
#99 (India), #99 (Domestic)
Chennai Super Kings, Dindigul Dragons, Rising Pune Supergiants, Tamil Nadu, Worcestershire
Nature on field:
Likes to play against:
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.
Watching movies, tennis, basket ball & football
Favourite Cricket Ground:
Favourite sports personalities:
AR Rahman, Shoaib Bhushan
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
13 November 2011
INR 15 lakh
INR 6 lakh
INR 3 lakh
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.