Ravichandran Ashwin Biography, Facts & Life Story

Ravichandran Ashwin Indian Cricketer

Quick Facts

Nickname:Ash, Dada

Full Name:Ravichandran Ashwin



Age:33 years old (in 2020)

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)

Chest:40 Inches

Biceps:13 Inches

Hair Color:Black

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

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Ravichandran Ashwin Career

Profession: Cricketer

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

Father: Ravichandran

Mother: Chitra

Brother(s): N/A

Sister(s): N/A

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Prithi Narayanan (Ashwin’s childhood friend)

Son(s): Not Available

Daughter(s): Not Available

Ex Girlfriends:


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

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