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Ravichandran Ashwin Biography, Family, Caste, Wife, Children

    Ravichandran Ashwin Biography

    Biography
    Full NameRavichandran Ashwin
    Other NameR Ashwin
    NicknameAsh
    ProfessionCricketer (Spin Bowler)
    Date of Birth17 September 1986
    Age (as of 2022)36 Years
    BirthplaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
    Zodiac signVirgo
    NationalityIndian
    ReligionHinduism
    CasteBrahmin
    School– Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai & St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
    CollegeSri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering (SSN), Chennai
    Educational QualificationsB.Tech in Information Technology (IT)
    AddressA home in Postal colony, West Mambalam, Chennai-33
    Jersey Number#99 (India), #99 (Domestic)
    Social Media AccountsTwitterInstagram, Facebook

    Physical Stats

    Physical statsDetails
    Height188 cm (6’ 2”)
    Weight75 kg (165 lbs)
    Eye ColourBlack
    Hair ColourBlack

    Ravichandran Ashwin Family Members

    Ravichandran Ashwin Family Photo
    Family Details
    FatherRavichandran (Former club level cricketer, worked in Southern Railways)
    MotherChitra
    BrotherN/A
    Home AddressA home in Postal colony, West Mambalam, Chennai-33

    Ravichandran Ashwin Wife & Children

    Ravichandran Ashwin Wife and Children Photos
    Personal life
    Marital StatusMarried
    WifeNarayanan Prithi (m. 2011 – present)
    Marriage Date13 November 2011
    ChildrenDaughters: Akhira (born in 2015), Aadhya (born in 2016), Son: None

    Net Worth & Salary

    • BCCI Retainer Fee: INR 5 crore
    • Test Match Fee: INR 15 lakh
    • ODI Match Fee: INR 6 lakh
    • T20I Match Fee: INR 3 lakh
    • IPL Salary: INR 5 crore
    • Total Net Worth: INR 70 Crores

    Debut in International Cricket

    Debut Details
    International Debut– ODI: 5 June 2010 against Sri Lanka at Harare
    – Test: 6 November 2011 against West Indies at Delhi
    – T20: 12 June 2010 against Zimbabwe at Harare
    Jersey Number#99 (India), #99 (Domestic)
    Domestic/State TeamChennai Super Kings, Dindigul Dragons, Rising Pune Supergiants, Tamil Nadu, Worcestershire
    Favourite BallCarrom ball
    Career Turning PointRemarkable performance in the 2010 Indian Premier League (IPL 3), after which he was selected in the Indian squad that toured Zimbabwe in May–June 2010

    Ravichandran Ashwin Records

    Ravichandran Ashwin Test Match Photo
    RecordsDetails
    Fastest to 50 Wickets in TestsFastest Indian bowler
    Fastest to 100 Wickets in TestsFastest Indian bowler
    Fastest to 200 Wickets in Tests2nd fastest bowler in 37th match
    Fastest to 300 Wickets in TestsFastest bowler in 54th match
    Other Records– Joint record (with Ian Botham and Jack Gregory) of fastest to take 50 wickets and score 500 runs (11th Tests).
    – The first spinner in over 100 years to dismiss a batsman off the first ball of an innings.
    – Accomplished the rare feat of dismissing both father and son in Test cricket.
    – 3rd Indian to receive the ICC Cricketer of the Year award.

    Interesting Facts

    • Ashwin was born into a Tamil-Brahmin family with a sports background.
    • Initially started as a fast bowler but switched to spin bowling on his mother’s advice.
    • Awarded the Arjuna Award in 2014.
    • Considered a blend of former Indian spin bowlers Bishan Singh Bedi, Bhagwat Chandrasekhar, and Erapalli Prasanna.
    • Featured on Vijay TV’s ‘Neengalum Vellalam Oru Kodi’.
    • Avid dog lover and enjoys taking his dogs for a walk in Chennai.
    • Enjoys watching movies at Sathyam Cinema in Chennai.
    • Dismissed Jos Buttler in a run-out known as ‘Mankading,’ receiving criticism.
    • Replaced Axar Patel in the Indian squad for the 2023 ICC Men’s World Cup.

    FAQs About Ravichandran Ashwin

    1. Who is the father of Ravichandran Ashwin?
      • Ravichandran Ashwin’s father is Ravichandran. He was a former club-level cricketer and worked in Southern Railways.
    2. Who is Ashwin’s mother?
      • Ashwin’s mother’s name is Chitra.
    3. Why is Ashwin famous?
      • Ravichandran Ashwin is famous for his achievements as a cricketer, particularly as a spin bowler. He holds several records, including being the fastest Indian bowler to reach milestones in Test cricket and receiving the ICC Cricketer of the Year award.
    4. What is the record of Ashwin?
      • Ashwin has numerous records, including being the fastest Indian bowler to take 50 and 100 wickets in Test cricket, joint record for the fastest to take 50 wickets and score 500 runs, and being the fastest to take 200 and 300 Test wickets. He is also the first spinner in over 100 years to dismiss a batsman off the first ball of an innings.
    5. Who is the wife of Ravichandran Ashwin?
      • Ravichandran Ashwin’s wife is Narayanan Prithi. They got married on 13 November 2011.
    6. Does Ashwin have kids?
      • Yes, Ravichandran Ashwin and Narayanan Prithi have two daughters: Akhira (born in 2015) and Aadhya (born in 2016).

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