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Ravichandran Ashwin’s Personal Life, Age, Wife, Height, Career, Award and other information

Ravichadran ashwin is an indian cricketer. He is known for both bowling and batting. In 2010, Ashwin got the chance to play for Team India. This was his first World Cup. In December 2006, he made his first class debut for Tamil Nadu and captained the side in the next season. He became the leading wicket-taker and player of the 2010 Champions League Twenty20 tournament in South Africa. He was also a part of the 2011 India World Cup winning team.

He made his Test debut against the West Indies and became the seventh Indian to take 5 wickets on Test debut. He took two five wickets and scored a century in that series and won Player of the Series award. In 2014, he was the BCCI International Cricketer of the Year for the Arjuna Award and 2012-14 season. He has earned a reputation as a bowling allrounder with four centuries in his Test career. In December 2016, he won the ICC Cricketer of the Year 2016.

Personal life:-

Ashwin was born on 17 September 1986 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. His father’s name is Ravichadran, He worked in Southern Railway and He played cricket at club level as a fast bowler. His mother’s name is Chitra. He studied from Padma Seshadri Bala Bhawan, Chennai and St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai. Then, he took a bachelor degree in Information Technology from Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar Collage Of Engineering, Chennai.

If you talk about ashwin’s love life then he married Narayanan Prithi. They have two daughters named Akhira And Aadhya.


Ashwin plays as an all-rounder for the Tamil Nadu cricket team and the South Zone. He played for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League. He was the highest wicket taker with 13 wickets of the 2010 Champions League Twenty20 tournament for Chennai Super Kings. He started his career as a fast bowler.

International career:-

In 2010, he was selected in the second team to tour Zimbabwe. On 5 June 2010, he made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka, in which he scored 32 runs. n November-December 2010, he played in all five matches of the domestic series against New Zealand. He played only two matches in the World Cup In March 2011, he made the World Cup debut against the West Indies in 10 overs with bowling figures of 2/41. In March 2012, he took five wickets in three matches of the 2012 Asia Cup in Bangladesh.

In October-November 2013, he became the leading wicket-taker in the domestic ODI series against Australia. In 2014, he was part of the Indian team visiting England. He played his first Test match in the fourth match in which he scored 40 and 46 not out. In 2015, he was selected to represent India for the ODI World Cup in Australia-New Zealand. In November 2015, Ashwin was a star cast in the Freedom Trophy Test series against India in South Africa. On New Zealand’s tour of India in 2016, Ashwin took 27 wickets in 3 Test matches. International Cricket Council nominated Ashwin for ICC Cricketer of the Year and ICC Test Cricketer of the Year.

Indian Premier League career :-

In 2009, He started his IPL career with Chennai Super Kings. He won two consecutive IPL titles with Chennai Super Kings in 2010 and 2011. In the 2016 season, Ashwin took his 100th wicket against Kings XI Punjab in a four wicket win. On January 27, 2018, Ashwin was bought by Kings XI Punjab for Rs 78 crore in the 2018 IPL auction. On February 26, it was announced that he will be the captain of Kings XI Punjab.


Ashwin is number two in both bowlers and all-rounders in Test cricket till 2017.

Ashwin is the first Indian cricketer to be awarded Man of the Match on the debut.

Ashwin was the fastest Indian bowler to reach 100 Test wickets in his 18th Test match and the fifth fastest bowler in the world.

Ashwin is the highest Test wicket taker with 72 scalers in 2016.

In the India’s 2016-17 home season, Ashwin took 64 wickets in 13 Tests, and became the highest wicket taker for India in a single domestic season.

On 27 November 2017, during the second Test against Sri Lanka, Ashwin became the fastest bowler to reach 300 Test wickets in his 54th Test.


NameRavichandran Ashwin
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Spin Bowler)
DebutODI- 5 June 2010 Against Sri Lanka At Harare

T20- 12 June 2010 Against Zimbabwe At Harare

Test- 6 November 2011 Against West Ladies At Delhi

Jersey Number# 99 (India), #99 (Domestic)
Domestic/State TeamTamil Nadu, Chennai Super Kings, Rising Pune Supergiants, Worcestershire, Dindigul Dragons
Favorite BallCarrom Ball
Age32 Years (As Of April 2019)
HeightIn Feet Inches 6’2
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Date Of Birth17 September 1986
Birth PalaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu
SchoolPadma Seshadri Bala Bhawan, Chennai

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

CollageSri Sivasubramaniya Nadar Collage Of Engineering, Chennai
Education QualificationB. Tech In Information Technology
Father NameRavichadran (Worked In Southern Railways, Former Club Level Cricketer)
Mother NameChitra
Sister NameNone
Brother NameNone
Marital StatusMarried
Wife NameNarayanan Prithi
Children’s NameDaughter- Akhira And Aadhya
HobbiesWatching Movies, Reading
Favorite ActorSanthanam , Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite ActressNot Known
Favorite CricketerKapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar, Clive Lloyd
Favorite FoodChocolates
Favorite ColorWhite And Blue
Favorite DestinationNot Known
Net WorthNot Known

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