Ravichandran Ashwin - The Unstoppable force

The present captain of Kings XI Punjab, Ravichandran Ashwin is one Indian bowler that has been demolishing the opposite team since he stepped on the ground for the first time. Born on 17 September 1986, this 33-year-old bowler got his inclination towards cricket from his father, Ravichandran. After looking at his calibre, both his coaches C.K.Vijay and Chandra suggested him to change his bowling style from a medium pace to off-spin, and there was no looking back from that day. Today Ravichandran Ashwin's profile looks very promising, and he has perched himself with some of the best bowlers in the history of cricket. Now let’s look at some of Ravichandran Ashwin's records and achievements.

Ravichandran Ashwin Personal Details:

Name Ravindrachandran Ashwin
Date of Birth 17 September 1986
Birthplace Chennai
Height 6 ft
Playing Role Right Arm Off Break/ Right Handed Batsman
Spouse Prithi Narayanan
ICC Rankings-
Bowling
Test 9

Ravichandran Ashwin - The Early Days

Ravichandran Ashwin is also referred to as Ash by his loving fans. After converting his bowling style to off-spin, Ashwin started perfecting it. In the early stages of his career, he was playing the role of opening batsman for India under 17's. That marked the beginning of his amazing career.

Ravichandran Ashwin’s - International Records

Through his incredible performance in the 2010 IPL, he managed to make it to the Indian Cricket Team. Ravichandran Ashwin's test career began in 2011, and over the years he has proved his calibre time and again. Read on to know Ravichandran Ashwin's overseas records.

Ravichandran Ashwin’s - League Records

He started his IPL career in the year 2009 with Chennai Super Kings. Ashwin was one of the pivotal players who helped CSK lift the title in both 2010 and 2011. In the 2018 IPL auction, Kings XI Punjab bought Ashwin and later declared him as the Captain of the Team.

  1. Ashwin has always been an exceptional wicket-taker and currently ranks 7th in the list of players with the most number of wickets with 125 wickets.
  2. Ravichandran Ashwin also ranks 10th in the list of players with the best bowling economy, proving that his team can bank on his bowling skills during tough matches.
  3. Ravichandran Ashwin's bowling records are exceptional as well. Over the years, Ash has served 1069 dot balls as of now, which is nothing short of outstanding.

Ravichandran Ashwin Batting Stats

Format Matches Innings Runs Highest score Avg Strike Rate 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 70 96 2385 124 28.73 54.68 4 0 11 269 14
ODI 111 61 675 65 16.07 86.98 0 0 1 59 6
T20I 46 11 123 31 30.75 106.96 0 0 0 14 1
IPL 139 52 375 45 10.71 110.62 0 0 0 32 10

Ravichandran Ashwin Bowling Stats

Format Matches Innings Balls Bowled Runs Wkts BBM Econ Avg Strike Rate 5W 10W
Test 70 131 19412 9183 362 13/140 2.84 25.37 53.62 27 7
ODI 111 109 6021 4937 150 4/25 4.92 32.91 40.14 0 0
T20I 46 46 1026 1193 52 4/8 6.98 22.94 19.73 0 0
IPL 139 136 2924 3309 125 4/34 6.79 26.47 23.39 0 0

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