Cricketer

... Ravindra Jadeja Jamnagar

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DistrictJamnagar

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Story of Life

Ravindra Jadeja was born on 6 December 1988. His father Anirudhsinh was a watchman for a private security agency. His mother Lata died in an accident in 2005 and the trauma of his mother’s death almost made him quit cricket. His sister Naina is a nurse. He lives in Jamnagar.

Ravindra Jadeja got engaged to Rivaba Solanki on 5 February 2016; the couple married on 17 April 2016.

Famous for

Ravindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja is an Indian cricketer who represents Saurashtra in first-class cricket and the Gujarat Lions in the Indian Premier League. He plays as a left-handed middle-order batsman and slow left-arm orthodox bowler.


Jadeja was part of the Indian U-19 cricket team that won the World Cup in Malaysia in 2008. He made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka on 8 February 2009 and scored an unbeaten 60 off 77 balls in that match. However, his Test debut came almost four years later, on 13 December 2012, against England at Nagpur.

Achievement

Jadeja made his first-class debut in the 2006–07 Duleep Trophy. He plays for West Zone in the Duleep Trophy and for Saurashtra in the Ranji Trophy.


Jadeja was bought for $2 million by the Chennai Super Kings at the 2012 IPL Players Auction. He was bought by the Gujarat Lions in the 2016 IPL Players Auction for ₹9.5 crores, after the Chennai Super Kings were banned from the IPL for two seasons.