Ravichandran Ashwin facts for kids
|Ashwin at the CEAT Cricket Awards in June 2014|
|Born||17 September 1986
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Bowling style||Right-arm off-break|
|Test debut (cap 271)||6 November 2011 v West Indies|
|Last Test||6 December 2018 v Australia|
|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|
|Domestic team information|
|2008–2015||Chennai Super Kings (squad no. 99)|
|2016–2017||Rising Pune Supergiant (squad no. 99)|
|2017||Worcestershire (squad no. 99)|
|2018–present||Kings XI Punjab (squad no. 99) (formerly 23)|
|2019||Nottinghamshire (squad no. 99)|
|5 wickets in innings||26||0||0||43|
|10 wickets in match||7||0||0||11|
Ravichandran Ashwin is a Indian cricketer playing for the international team. He is a right arm spin bowler. But he bats too well in Test cricket.Ashwin is a right hand batsman. He was born in 17 September,1986 in Chennai , Tamil Nadu. He is a 6 ft 2 inch tall cricketer.
Ashwin scored 2 centuries in Test cricket, 124 and 103 both vs West Indies cricket team. His best bowling figure in Test cricket is 12/85 vs Australia in Hyderabad. Ashwin is the fastest Indian bowler to reach 100 wickets in 18th Test match and 5th fastest bowler in the world. He became the first Indian to hit a century and take 5 wickets in the same match. The third Indian to receive Man of the Match award on debut. He took 28 wickets in a single series against Australia beating Anil Kumble's world record. He totally picked up 176 wickets and scored 1204 runs in 32 Matches.
One day Internationals
Ravichandran Ashwin scored 658 runs and picked up 142 wickets in 102 matches. His best bowling figure in ODI is 4/25 vs U.A.E in World Cup 2015. He is appreciated in One day Internationals for his economy rate while bowling and different variations. His highest batting score is 65 vs New Zealand.
Images for kids
Ashwin after scoring his maiden century against West Indies at Wankhede stadium, Mumbai
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