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R Ashwin Biodata

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Full Name : Ravichandran Ashwin

Date of Birth : September 17, 1986, Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu

Major Teams : Tamil Nadu, Chennai Super Kings, India

Batting Style : Right Hand Bat

Bowling Style : Right Arm Off Break

R Ashwin Profile | R Ashwin Biography

(This R Ashwin profile was written on Jul 23, 2014)

R Ashwin made his name through his intelligent bowling in the IPL for the Chennai Super Kings. With Harbhajan Singh fading out as a wicket taking bowler, the Indian Selectors looked up to this Tamil Nadu off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin who tweaks the ball pretty well.

R Ashwin

R Ashwin

Ashwin made his international debut in 2010 and had a successful run in the sub-continent although his temptation to bowl the carrom ball frequently caused his downfall at times. This 6 ft 2 inch tall off-spinner does bat superbly and has all the qualities of a specialist batsman. At times, Ashwin reminds us of VVS Laxman with his sweet timing and wristy flicks.

On the personal front, R Ashwin married Prithi Narayan in 2011. His wife Preethi Narayan happens to be Ashwin’s childhood friend. Ravichandran Ashwin is an Engineering Graduate in Information Technology.

This tall and slightly heavy looking off-spinner coming from Tamil Nadu is without any doubts a champion bowler on home soil. However, Ravichandran Ashwin has struggled to take wickets outside the sub-continent. But such has been the state of affairs with Indian spinners of the modern era whether it has been the great Anil Kumble or R Ashwin’s predecessor Harbhajan Singh.

Ravichandran Ashwin made it to the Indian team four years after his first-class debut for Tamil Nadu in 2006. With Harbhajan Singh fading out, Ashwin grabbed his opportunities taking bagful of wickets in home series while showing that he was as useful as his predecessor was as a late order batsman.

Being a tall guy, Ashwin’s strength is to extract the extra bounce from the pitch and in general is considered as a decent tweaker of the cricket ball. However, he has been found wanting of late leaving his place in the Indian team under question. But he has been a steady bowler for his Captain in all formats of the game although he has this habit of letting off the pressure on the batsmen with his overuse of the carrom ball.

It was the Indian Premier League which became the launchpad for Ashwin’s international career. R Ashwin has been playing for the Chennai Super Kings where his skills been closely watched by the present Team India Captain MS Dhoni.

Ashwin may not be the world-class bowler in all conditions, but it is his batting that has really impressed everyone especially in Test cricket. Whenever R Ashwin bats, he reminds most people of VVS Laxman with a similar lazy looking stance, wristy strokeplay and sweet timing of the cricket ball.

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R Ashwin International Debut and Last Played International Matches

Test debut India v West Indies at Delhi, Nov 6-9, 2011
Last Test India v Australia at Bengaluru, Mar 4-7, 2017
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Harare, Jun 5, 2010
Last ODI India v England at Kolkata, Jan 22, 2017
T20I debut Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jun 12, 2010
Last T20I India v West Indies at Lauderhill, Aug 28, 2016

Below are R Ashwin Career Statistics

R Ashwin Batting Statistics | R Ashwin Batting Average | R Ashwin Fielding Statistics

  Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 47 67 10 1870 124 32.80 3374 55.42 4 10 207 12 20 0
ODIs 105 60 19 674 65 16.43 773 87.19 0 1 59 6 30 0
T20Is 45 10 6 112 31* 28.00 108 103.70 0 0 13 1 8 0

R Ashwin Bowling Statistics | R Ashwin Bowling Average

  Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 47 88 13835 6669 269 7/59 13/140 24.79 2.89 51.4 9 25 7
ODIs 105 104 5733 4695 145 4/25 4/25 32.37 4.91 39.5 1 0 0
T20Is 45 45 1002 1154 52 4/8 4/8 22.19 6.91 19.2 2 0 0

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