Ravichandran Ashwin Biography, Net Worth & Life Story

Ravichandran Ashwin is an Indian international cricketer. An all-rounder who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm off break. Ashwin plays for Tamil Nadu in domestic cricket and Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League. He is the fastest Indian bowler. To reach the 50-, 100-, 150-, 200-, 250-, 300- 350- and 400 wicket. Mark in Test cricket in terms of number of innings. In 2016, he became the third Indian to win the ICC Cricketer of the Year award. He is currently the highest ranked spinner in Test cricket. And the highest ranked Test bowler for India on the ICC Player Rankings.


Ravichandran Ashwin Family

Ashwin was born on 17 September 1986 in Tamil Nadu. He lived in West Mambalam, Chennai. Ashwin’s father Ravichandran, played cricket at the club level as a fast bowler. Ashwin married his childhood friend Prithi Narayanan on 13 November 2011. The couple gave birth to their first daughter Akhira on 11 July 2015. And then their second daughter Aadhya in December 2016.

Personal information

Born 17 September 1986 (age 34)
Chennai Tamil Nadu, India
Nickname Ash, Gora,Ledge
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm off break
Role Bowling all-rounder


Ravichandran Ashwin Domestic Career

Ashwin plays as a bowler for Tamil Nadu and South Zone. He played for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League. He was the highest wicket-taker of the 2010 Champions League Twenty20 tournament for Chennai Super Kings with 13 wickets. And was adjudged as the player of the tournament. Ashwin actually was an opening batsman. He used to open the innings for India under 17’s. But was replaced by Rohit Sharma due to lack of form. He played as a specialist bowler for Tamil Nadu cricket team and South Zone. Although Ashwin started his career as a fast bowler, he soon changed into a spin bowler.

Domestic team information

Years Team
2006/07–present Tamil Nadu
2008–2015 Chennai Super Kings
2016–2017 Rising Pune Supergiant
2017 Worcestershire
2018–2019 Kings XI Punjab
2019 Nottinghamshire
2020-present Delhi Capital


Ravichandran Ashwin IPL career

Ashwin started his IPL career with Chennai Super Kings in 2009. He went on to win two consecutive IPL titles with Chennai Super Kings in 2010 and 2011; he picked up 13 and 20 wickets respectively in each season. After Chennai Super Kings was banned for the 2016 and 2017 season, he was drafted to Rising Pune Supergiants. In the 2016 season, Ashwin picked up his 100th wicket against Kings XI Punjab in a four-wicket victory. He missed the 2017 season due to sports hernia.

On 27 January 2018, Ashwin was bought by Kings XI Punjab in the 2018 IPL Auction for 7.6 crores. In 26 February, it was announced that he would captain Kings XI Punjab. On 25 March 2022, in a match between Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab. Ashwin mankaded Jos Buttler reigniting the debate around dismissal in this manner. In 2022, Ashwin was traded off to the Delhi Capitals ahead of the 2022 Indian Premier League. He took 13 wickets in the season and was the fourth highest wicket taker in the team.


Ravichandran Ashwin International Career

Ashwin’s impressive performance in the 2010 Indian Premier League. Earned him a spot in the squad that was going to tour Zimbabwe in May–June 2010. He finally made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka cricket team on 5 June 2010. Ashwin scored a 32–ball 38 and took 2/50 on his debut match. He again got selected coming October in the three-match home ODI series against Australia. Where he proved his worth becoming taking one wicket from nine overs giving away only 34 runs.

Ashwin made his Test debut on 6 November, 2011. Against West Indies cricket team in the first match of the series at Delhi. He bowled exceptionally well. Taking 3/81 in the first innings and 6/47 in the second and was awarded the man of the match. Ashwin became the third Indian player to win the award on Test debut. In the same series. Ashwin became the third Indian to score a century as well as take a five-wicket haul in the same match.

Ashwin made his T20I debut against Zimbabwe in Harare. He took 1/22 in four overs. This performance of his, earned Ashwin a selection for the tri-series against New Zealand cricket team and hosts Sri Lanka. But unfortunately. Ashwin did not get a chance as Pragyan Ojha and Ravindra Jadeja being preferred over him throughout the series.


International information

National side India (2010–present)
Test debut (cap 271) 6 November 2011 v West Indie
Last Test 4 March 2022 v England
ODI debut (cap 185) 5 June 2010 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI 30 June 2017 v West Indies
ODI shirt no. 99
T20I debut (cap 30) 12 June 2010 v Zimbabwe
Last T20I 9 July 2017 v West Indies

Ravichandran Ashwin Along the years

Year Age Achievement
2006 19 Ranji Trophy debut for Tamil Nadu
2008 21 IPL Debut – Chennai Super Kings
2010 23 ODI Debut
2010 23 T20I Debut
2011 25 Test Debut
2016 29 Appointed Captain of IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab
2019 32 Debut for Nottinghamshire


Ravichandran Ashwin Career Statictis

Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 78 111 46 133
Runs scored 2,656 675 123 4,568
Batting averag 27.95 16.07 30.75 29.66
100s/50s 5/11 0/1 0/0 7/22
Top score 124 65 31* 124
Balls bowled 21,264 6,021 1,026 35,708
Wickets 409 150 52 644
Bowling average 24.69 32.91 22.94 25.83
5 wickets in innings 30 0 0 48
10 wickets in match 7 0 0 11
Best bowling 7/59 4/25 4/8 7/59
Catches/stumpings 27/– 30/– 8/– 51/–


Ravichandran Ashwin Net Worth

The total net worth of Mr. Ravichandran Ashwin is estimated to be 15 Million USD, which in Indian currency is approximately equal to 110 Crore Indian Rupee . The Main Source of Ravichandran Ashwin’s income and net worth came from cricket. Also, the brand value of Mr. Ravichandran Ashwin 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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