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FULL NAME: Ravichandran Ashwin
BORN: September 17, 1986, Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu
AGE: 36y 340d
BATTING STYLE: Right-hand Bat
BOWLING STYLE: Right-arm Offbreak
PLAYING ROLE: Bowling Allrounder
- Chennai Super Kings
- Delhi Capitals, and more
Ravichandran Ashwin Cricketing Journey
Ravichandran Ashwin’s cricketing journey is a blend of talent, skill, and determination. From playing tennis-ball cricket on the streets of Chennai to becoming a leading offspinner in international cricket, Ashwin’s evolution has been nothing short of remarkable.
The Cricket Nerd with Exceptional Skills
Throughout his career, Ashwin has demonstrated his deep understanding of the game and a mastery of his craft. His unique combination of the “carrom ball,” an effective arm ball, and impeccable control over his offbreaks made him a potent limited-overs spinner. However, it was his prowess in Test cricket that truly showcased his full range of talents.
Rising to the Challenge
India was in need of a formidable spinner following the retirements of Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh. Ashwin filled that void remarkably, making an impact right from his debut. His maiden Test saw him claim nine wickets, earning him the Player of the Match award. In his initial 16 Tests, he amassed nine five-wicket hauls, setting a remarkable pace in terms of wicket-taking milestones.
Master of Spin
Ashwin’s Test career boasts numerous highlights, including over 30 five-wicket hauls and exceptional performances against formidable opponents like Australia and England. His peak was reached during the 2016-17 home season, where he emerged as a match-winner, taking wickets consistently against New Zealand, England, Bangladesh, and Australia.
Beyond his spin prowess, Ashwin is a handy lower-order batsman with a flair for contributing vital runs. His all-round capabilities add depth to his cricketing persona.
Ravichandran Ashwin – Career Stats
Batting & Fielding
Ravichandran Ashwin – Records
- Most player-of-the-series awards (10)
- Outstanding bowling analyses in an innings (4/8)
- Most ten-wickets-in-a-match in a career (8)
Debut/Last Matches of Ravichandran Ashwin
View Test Records
- Debut: India vs West Indies at Delhi – November 06 – 09, 2011
- Last: West Indies vs India at Port of Spain – July 20 – 24, 2023
View ODI Records
- Debut: India vs Sri Lanka at Harare – June 05, 2010
- Last: South Africa vs India at Paarl – January 21, 2022
View T20I Records
- Debut: Zimbabwe vs India at Harare – June 12, 2010
- Last: India vs England at Adelaide – November 10, 2022
Explore the remarkable journey of Ravichandran Ashwin through his career stats, records, and matches. Witness his contributions on the cricket field that have left an indelible mark on the sport.
Recent Matches of Ravichandran Ashwin
|India vs West Indies||56||1/61 & 2/33||20-Jul-2023||Port of Spain||Test # 2513|
|India vs West Indies||—||5/60 & 7/71||12-Jul-2023||Roseau||Test # 2510|
|Dragons vs Kovai Kings||5||1/31||25-Jun-2023||Salem||OTHERT20|
|Dragons vs Gillies||1||0/36||21-Jun-2023||Dindigul||OTHERT20|
|Dragons vs Panthers||—||1/21||18-Jun-2023||Dindigul||OTHERT20|