Full Name:Ravichandran Ashwin
Age (as of 2019):33 years old
Date of Birth:17 September 1986
Birthplace:Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:83 kg (182.98 lbs)
Eye Color:Dark Brown
Facts You Never Knew About Ravichandran Ashwin!
- Ravichandran, who worked for Southern Railways, played club cricket for Egmore Excelsiors for over a decade.
- The major reason for Ashwin’s batting taking a back seat was due to a severe injury he picked up as a teenager. When he was 14, Ashwin injured his pelvic area.
- The injury turned to be a blessing in disguise for Ashwin. When he got back to the game, he found his opening spot had been taken so his mother Chitra suggested he try his hand at spin bowling.
- Ashwin’s skills came to the fore in each of his three debut matches. He took 1 for 22 in four overs against Zimbabwe (getting the wicket of Tatenda Taibu) in his first T20I, which India won easily by six wickets.
- Ashwin made his ODI debut (against Sri Lanka), he impressed both with bat (38 off 32) and later with the ball (2 for 50 in 10 overs).
- Ashwin holds the records for being the fastest Indian to 50, 100 and 150 Test wickets.
Ravichandran Ashwin Education
Qualification: B. Tech. (Information Technology)
School: Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan and St. Bede's
College: Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Ravichandran Ashwin Gallery
Ravichandran Ashwin Career
Debut TV Series/Movie: ODI- 5 June, 2010 against Sri Lanka
Test- 5 September, 2014 against England
T20- 12 June, 2010 against Zimbabwe
Salary: Rs 1 crore per annum (Retainership Fees)Rs 7 lakh (per test match)Rs 4 lakh (per one day match)Rs 2 lakh (per T20 match)
Net Worth: $5 Million
Family & Relatives
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Girlfriend: Prithi Narayanan (Ashwin’s childhood friend)
Son(s): Not Available
Daughter(s): Not Available
Ravichandran Ashwin Favorites
Hobbies: play tennis, PSP with his neighbourhood kids, long drive, watching movies at Sathyam with a tub of popcorn
Favorite Actor: comedian Santhanam
Favorite Actress: Yuvraj Singh, Anil Kumble
Favorite Food: Indian Food, Amethyst, The Pasta Bar Veneto
Favorite Color: Black