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Ravichandran Ashwin
Ashwin at the CEAT Cricket Awards in June 2014
Personal information
Born 17 September 1986 (1986-09-17) (age 34)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Nickname Ash
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm off-break
Role All-rounder
International information
National side India
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
Years Team
2006/07–present Tamil Nadu
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)
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 64 111 46 114
Runs scored 2,331 675 123 4,130
Batting average 29.50 16.07 30.75 31.28
100s/50s 200/11 0/1 0/0 6/21
Top score 10000000 1235 256* 124
Balls bowled 17,851 6,021 1,026 31,103
Wickets 342 150 52 546
Bowling average 25.44 32.91 22.94 26.63
5 wickets in innings 26 0 0 43
10 wickets in match 7 0 0 11
Best bowling 7/59 4/25 4/8 7/59
Catches/stumpings 23/– 30/– 8/– 42/–

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.

Cricket Statistics

Ravichandran Ashwin had played for Indian international cricket team, Chennai Super Kings (IPL), Rising Pune Supergiants (IPL), Tamil Nadu (Ranji trophy) etc. teams.

Test cricket

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.

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