Ravichandran Ashwin, commonly known as Ash, is a tall Indian off-spinner. He joined cricket as a mystery spinner and later showed his carrom ball batting skills. His motivation was from a Sri Lankan cricketer Ajantha Mendis. In his first-class cricket, he used his long fingers to work on the move. Since he joined cricket, he has become a regular in the Indian Test team and plays as an all-rounder. His effort has taken the team to number one in the ICC rankings.
|Full Name||Ravichandran Ashwin|
|Born In||Chennai Tamil Nadu|
|Bowl Style||Right-arm off break|
|Home City||Mambalam Chennai|
|Birth Date||17th September 1986|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.88m)|
|Net Worth||$ 15 million|
|Teams||Surrey County Cricket Club, Delhi Capitals, Yorkshire County Cricket Club, Tamil Nadu Cricket Club.|
Since his debut, Ravichandran Ashwin has played 64 Test matches. He has scored 2331 runs at an average of 29.50. In the format, he has also made four centuries and eleven fifties. His top score is 124, with 336 wickets and a bowling average of 25.44. In addition, Ravichandran Ashwin has managed to pick 26 5wicket hauls, and 7 10 wicket hauls. His best Bowling for the Test is 7/59 with 23 catches under his belt.
In the ODI, he has played 111 matches scoring 675 runs at a batting average of 16.07. In the ODI series, he has scored zero centuries and just one-fifty. Ravichandran Ashwin’s top score is 65, with 150 wickets at a bowling average of 32.91. In the ODI, he has zero 5 and 10 wicket hauls. His best bowling score is 4/25 with 30 catches.
Having played only 46 games in this series, Ashwin has made 123 runs at a batting average of 30.75. He has made zero fifties and hundreds with a top score of 31. In all the 46 matches, he managed to pick 52 wickets at a bowling average of 22.94. In addition, his best bowling is 4/8, with a total of 8 catches to his name.
He has played 106 matches in the series and scored 3726 runs at a batting average of 31.05. He has made six centuries and 19 fifties in this cricket format. Ravichandran Ashwin’s top score is 124, having picked 500 wickets at a bowling average of 26.84. In addition, he also made 39 5 wicket hauls and ten ten-wicket hauls. He also had the best bowling of 7/59 with 42 catches.
Played against West Indies at Arun Jaitley Stadium on 6th November 2013, and India won.
Played against New Zealand at Basin Reserve on 21st February 2020 and winner India.
Played against Sri Lanka at Harare Sports Club on 5th June 2010, and it was a draw.
Played against West Indies at Sir Vivian Stadium on 30th June 2017 and India won.
Played against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club on 12th June 2010, and India won.
Played against West Indies at Sabina Park on 9th July 2017and West Indies won.
Played against Mumbai Indians at Newlands on 18th April 2009and Chennai Super Kings won.
Played against Mumbai Indians at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on 10th November 2020, and Mumbai Indians won.
Ravichandran Ashwin has had some achievements in his career. Here are some of the memorable achievement moments for him over the years.
Ravichandran Ashwin has had several records under his belt since he started his career. Here are some of the records.
Ashwin is involved in several charity projects to help the community. In 2010, he launched his academy to grow cricket. The academy is based in his hometown Chennai and is named Gen-Next Academy.
In addition, he also has a foundation named Ashwin foundation. The foundation is a health-related cause. It involves eye and blood donation. Ashwin believes there is no excellent gift like sight and says blood is also essential to society. So, he is impacting society differently besides being a cricketer.