Murugan Ashwin Biography, Height, Weight, Age & Net Worth

Murugan Ashwin is an Indian cricketer who plays for Tamil Nadu. He made his List A debut on 11 December 2015 in the 2015–16 Vijay Hazare Trophy. Ashwin made his Twenty20 debut on 2 January 2016 in the 2015–16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He was bought at the 2016 Indian Premier League auction by the Rising Pune Supergiants for 4.5 crores. Which was 45 times the original base price of 10 lakhs.

In February 2017, he was bought by the Delhi Daredevils team for the 2017 Indian Premier League for 1 crore. In January 2018, he was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2018 IPL auction. On December 2018, he was bought by the Kings XI Punjab. In the player auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League.

Murugan Ashwin Early Life

Ashwin was a sharp student as he scored 93% in CBSE Matrics, 94.5% in 12th boards. And GPA of 8 in mechanical engineering. Murugan is often misunderstood as the brother Indian offspinner R Ashwin. Which he is not. Though, there a common think between the two as he and Ravichandran Ashwin. Both graduated from the Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering in Chennai.

Personal information

Full name Murugan Ashwin
Born 8 September 1990 (age 30)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm leg break
Role Bowler


Body Measurements

Chest Size 39 Inch
Biceps Size 13 Inch
Waist Size 32 Inch
Skin Colour Dark
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Murugan Cricket Career

Murugan Ashwin came to limelight after his name flashed on the bidding screen at the IPL auctions. His base price was set at 10Lakhs INR but was sold at a whopping 4.5 crores to Rising Pune Supergiants.

He fetched that money because, in 2015-16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Tournament. He picked up 10 wickets at an economy of 5.52.  Ashwin learned his cricket in Chennai at the CS Suresh Kumar Academy. He is a leg-spinner and is known for his subtle variations. Prior to making it to the IPL roster as a main member. He was used by the IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings as a net bowler. He currently plays for Tamil Nadu at the domestic level.

Murugan Ashwin Personal Information

Home Town Sivaganga, Tamil Nadu
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School Santhome Higher Secondary School, Chennai
DAV Public School, Chennai
College Sri Subramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai
Qualification Mechanical Engineering
Hobbies Reading and Traveling
Marital Status Married
Net Worth $1 Million

Murugan Ashwin Domestic Career

Coached by Suresh Kumar, Ashwin started playing cricket. When he was in Santhome Higher Secondary School. Chennai and then DAV Public School. His professional career started when he entered Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai. Ashwin debut in List A was on 11 December 2015 in Vijay Hazare Trophy, 2015. His T-20 debut was in Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy on 2 January 2016 against Haryana. Where he did bowling for 4 overs and took 4 wickets. Ashwin finished as the second-highest wicket-taker with 10 wickets in the 2015-16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy representing Tamil Nadu.

Domestic team information

Years Team
2012–present Tamil Nadu
2016 Rising Pune Supergiant
2017 Delhi Daredevils
2018 Royal Challengers Bangalore
2019–2020 Kings XI Punjab

Murugan Ashwin Biography

Murugan Ashwin IPL Career

Murugan Ashwin was the biggest gainer in the 2016 IPL auction. When Rising Pune Super Giants bought him for 4.5 crores (INR) from the base price of 10 lakhs. Ashwin didn’t disappoint either as he put up a phenomenal show, picking up 10 wickets. And emerging as a spinner to keep a keen eye on. However, after missing the next season, he was snapped up by Delhi where he didn’t get many chances. In 2018, he was bought for INR 2.2 crore by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) during the 2018 auction.

Later, the leg-spinner was picked up by Kings XI Punjab for INR 20 lakhs ahead of IPL 2022. While he played 10 games. He struggled to find wickets as he could manage only 5 dismissals to his name. But he should gain confidence by the fact that KXIP have believed in him by retaining him ahead of the 2022 season and he can start afresh in UAE.

Murugan Ashwin Career Statictis

Competition FC LA T20
Matches 3 8 44
Runs scored 1 33 77
Batting average 8.25 7.70
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 1* 12* 34*
Balls bowled 402 260 911
Wickets 1 6 44
Bowling average 246.00 49.16 25.50
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 1/176 3/38 3/18
Catches/stumpings 1/– 2/– 12/–

Murugan Ashwin Net Worth

The total net worth of Murugan Ashwin is estimated to be 15 Million USD, which in Indian currency is approximately equal to 110 Crore Indian Rupee. The Main Source of Murugan Ashwin’s income and net worth came from cricket. Also, the brand value of Murugan is very high, and is also the most respected player across the globe. He also earns a huge sum of money from various International and National Cricket Matches and from the Indian Premier League (IPL). He also endorses multiple brands where he charges a good amount of money.

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