Ravindra Jadeja - The Rising Star

From helping the Indian U-19 cricket team win the World Cup in 2008 to becoming one of the most sought-after players in the Indian Premier League, Ravindra Jadeja is one of the most rising stars in Team India. Going against his dad’s wish, Ravindra Jadeja made his debut in the Indian Under-19 cricket team in 2005. Within three years, he became the vice-captain of the U-19 team in 2008. In the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup, Ravindra Jadeja took 10 wickets in just six games, helping the Indian U-19 cricket team lift the cup that year.

Ravindra Jadeja Personal Details:

Name Ravindra Jadeja
Date of Birth 06 December 1988
Birthplace Jamnagar
Height 5ft 7 Inches
Playing Role Left Handed Batsman / Slow Arm Orthodox Bowler
Spouse Riva Solanki
ICC Rankings-
Batting
Test 37
ODI 99
Bowling
Test 15
ODI 30

Ravindra Jadeja Stats - Domestic and International Records

Ravindra Jadeja is also known as Sir Ravindra Jadeja. While that might have started as a troll, he proved that his worthy of the title ‘Sir’ during a CSK vs RCB match when he went against all odds and helped his team win the match in the last over. From that day on he is being called as Sir Ravindra Jadeja by his loving fans. Now let's look at some of his past records in the domestic and International tournaments.

  1. At just 23, Jadeja got the world’s attention by becoming the first Indian player to score three first-class triple centuries.
  2. In the 2008-09 Ranji Trophy, he took a whopping 42 wickets and hit 739 runs, catching the attention of the national selectors.
  3. Following the footsteps of Anil Kumble, Kapil Dev and Maninder Singh, Ravindra Jadeja was ranked as the No.1 bowler in ODIs by the International Cricket Council in August 2013.
  4. In the 2013 Test series against Australia, Jadeja was at his best, taking 24 wickets and dismissing the Australian captain Michael Clarke a whopping five times.

Ravindra Jadeja’s Records in IPL

Though he made his debut in the Indian Premier League through team Rajasthan Royals, he was bought by the Chennai Super Kings in the 2012 IPL auction. He was the most expensive player of that season. Through his incredible bowling and batting skills, he cemented his place as one of the prominent players of Chennai Super Kings. Let’s have a look at some of Ravindra Jadeja’s best performances in IPL.

  1. With a whopping 1927 runs, he has become one of the top batsmen of CSK. In the 5th of the Indian Premier League, he was awarded as the Man of the Match in the second match of the season.
  2. Though Ravindra Jadeja’s batting skills are his strong suit, he is no slouch when it comes to bowling either. Chennai Super Kings have been banking on Ravindra Jadeja’s bowling skills during crucial times and he has proved his calibre time and again. In 2015, Jadeja took 4 wickets for 11 runs in a match against Rajasthan Royals, proving he is going be the CSK’s trump card for years to come.
  3. He currently holds the second place in the list of CSK players with the most number of wickets, right behind Dwayne Bravo.

Ravindra Jadeja Batting Stats

Format Matches Innings Runs Highest score Avg Strike Rate 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 48 69 1844 100 35.46 63.61 1 0 14 176 49
ODI 160 107 2213 87 31.17 85.94 0 0 11 168 42
T20I 46 22 163 25 11.64 98.79 0 0 0 7 4
IPL 170 128 1927 48 24.09 122.66 0 0 0 135 65

Ravindra Jadeja Bowling Stats

Format Matches Innings Balls Bowled Runs Wkts BBM Econ Avg Strike Rate 5W 10W
Test 48 92 12822 5200 211 10/154 2.43 24.64 60.77 9 1
ODI 160 156 8077 6593 181 5/36 4.9 36.43 44.62 1 0
T20I 46 46 913 1093 35 3/48 7.18 31.23 26.09 0 0
IPL 170 142 2495 3152 108 5/16 7.58 29.19 23.1 1 0

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