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Ravindra Jadeja


ABOUT
Ravindra Jadeja

Full NameRavindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja

BornDecember 6, 1988

Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)

NationalityIndian

RoleAll Rounder / Slow Left arm orthodox & Left hand Batsman

Relation(s)Riva Solanki (Wife)

MOST RECENT MATCHES

MATCH RUNS BF 4s 6s SR OVERS MO RC WKTS ECO EX
IND vs HKG 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 15 1 3.75 2
PAK vs IND 35 29 2 2 120.69 2 0 11 0 5.50 0
IND vs WI 27 30 0 1 90.00 3 0 16 1 5.33 0
IND vs WI 16 13 2 0 123.08 4 0 26 1 6.50 0
ENG vs IND 7 15 0 0 46.67 4 0 21 1 5.25 1
BATTING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
ODIs 171 115 2447 2828 40 32.62 86.52 0 13 87 179 50 63 0
TESTs 60 89 2523 4240 20 36.56 59.50 3 17 175 253 55 39 0
T20Is 63 34 457 367 15 24.05 124.52 0 0 46 34 12 24 0
T20s 291 208 3169 2466 85 25.76 128.50 0 2 62 233 112 116 0
LISTAs 224 159 3496 3986 52 32.67 87.70 2 18 134 255 77 85 0
FIRSTCLASS 114 169 6579 11032 28 46.65 59.63 12 34 331 690 114 90 0
BOWLING STATS

GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
ODIs 171 166 1435.1 7062 189 37.36 4.92 5/36 1 0
TESTs 60 114 2458.3 5980 242 24.71 2.43 10/154 10 1
T20Is 63 61 202.1 1438 50 28.76 7.11 3/15 0 0
T20s 291 260 784.4 5953 193 30.84 7.58 5/16 1 0
LISTAs 224 214 1831 8753 250 35.01 4.78 5/36 1 0
FIRSTCLASS 114 205 4468.1 11025 453 24.33 2.46 13/126 28 7
ABOUT

Ravindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja is an Indian cricketer who represents the country in international cricket. On the domestic level, Jadeja plays first class cricket for Saurashtra.


Table of Contents


  1. Biography - About Ravindra Jadeja
  2. Ravindra Jadeja : Along the Years
  3. Records
  4. Awards and Accolades
  5. Career
  6. Family


Biography - About Ravindra Jadeja


Playing as an all-rounder, Jadeja is a left-handed opening batsman and bowls slow left-arm orthodox. Jadeja is widely popular for his amazing fielding skills. Fans have lovingly nicknamed him as 'Sir Jadeja'.


Also see - Hardik Pandya biography


Jadeja is famous for his iconic mustache and his love for horse riding. He is a trained horse rider and loves the sport so much that, it is all he does in his free time.


Ravindra Jadeja : Along the Years


YearAgeAchievement
200618First Class debut for Saurashtra
200820IPL Debut - Rajasthan Royals
200921T20I Debut
200921ODI Debut
201224Test Debut


Records


  1. First Indian player and eighth overall, to score three first-class triple centuries in his career.
  2. Third cricketer for India to score 2,000 runs and take 150 wickets in ODIs.


West Indies v India - One Day International Series


Awards and Accolades


  1. ICC World ODI XI: 2013, 2016.
  2. Madhavrao Scindia Award for most wickets in Ranji Trophy: 2008–09.
  3. Ranked 2nd in ICC Top 10 Test all-rounders (2018).
  4. Named in the Test XI of the year by Cricbuzz in 2013.
  5. Ranked No.1 bowler in ODI Cricket by the ICC in August 2013


Career


Domestic Career


Jadeja began his career by making his Under-19 appearance for India in 2005. Jadeja was just 16 years of age. Following which he was picked for the 2006 U-19 Cricket World Cup in Sri Lanka. After his impressive performances in that tournament, he was appointed vice-captain of the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup in which he played a crucial role in the Indian victory.


Jadeja made his first-class debut West Zone in the Duleep Trophy and for Saurashtra in Ranji Trophy in 2006-07. In 2012, Jadeja became the first Indian player and eighth overall, to score three first-class triple centuries in his career.


IPL Career


Ravindra Jadeja made his IPL debut for Rajasthan Royals, in the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League in 2008. Jadeja was crucial in Royals' victory in the season. Shane Warne, the captain of Rajasthan Royals in 2008, remarked to Jadeja as a "superstar in the making" and nicknamed him "Rockstar".


Jadeja was out of the 2010 IPL due to a ban resulting from contractual irregularities. In 2011, Jadeja was roped in by the Kochi Tuskers Kerala for a grand total of $950,000. However, the Kochi Tuskers’ team was itself terminated from the IPL in September 2011.


In the 2012 IPL player auction, Jadeja was the most expensive players and was bought by Chennai Super Kings for $2 million (approx. Rs. 98 million). Jadeja moved to Gujarat Lions after the two-year ban of Chennai Super Kings in 2016. He returned to the franchise in 2018 and was a part of CSK’s victorious campaign.


International Career


ODI Career


Jadeja came into the spotlight with his all-round performance in 2008–09 Ranji Trophy which he finished with 42 wickets and 739 runs. This earned him a national call-up and Jadeja was selected for the ODI series in Sri Lanka. But he had to wait for his turn and he got his break in the final match of the series on 8 February 2009. Jadeja scored 60*, in a losing cause. Since then Jadeja has been an integral part of the Indian ODI squad. He has been able to cook up some excellent performances with the bat as well as the ball over the years.


T20 International Career


Following his ODI debut, Jadeja made his way into the T20I squad. But in the 2009 World Twenty20, Jadeja was criticised for his slow batting in India's loss to England cricket team. Jadeja however improved on his game and till date continues to impress with his skills. As far as T20 was concerned, Jadeja became the go-to bowler whenever a wicket was needed. In a T20 match against Australia, Jadeja was awarded Man of the Match, mainly for his fielding effort.


Test Career


Jadeja had a brilliant start to the 2012–13 Ranji Trophy season. He scored not one but two 300+ scores in 4 matches. This earned him his maiden test call-up. Jadeja was brought in to join the 15-member India Test team. Jadeja made his debut in the fourth Test against England at Nagpur. In his Test debut Jadeja bowled 70 overs and finished with the figures: 3/117.


Family


Ravindra Jadeja was born on 6 December 1988 to Anirudhsinh and Lata Jadeja. His father was a watchman for a private security agency. Jadeja's father wanted him to join the Army and become an officer. But Jadeja was always interested in Cricket. Jadeja's mother passed away in an accident in 2005. His sister Naina is a nurse. On 17 April 2016, Jadeja married Reeva Solanki. The couple gave birth to a daughter in June 2017.


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