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Friday, 23 March 2012

Ravichandran Ashwin Biography of Indian Cricketer

Ravichandran Ashwin Biography 
Full name     Ravichandran Ashwin 
Born     17 September 1986 (age 24)
Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
Nickname     Dada
Batting style     Right-handed
Bowling style     Right-arm offbreak
Role     bowler
International information
National side     India
ODI debut (cap 185)     5 June 2010 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI     24 March 2011 v Australia
ODI shirt no.     99
Domestic team information
Years     Team
2006/07–present     Tamil Nadu
2008–present     Chennai Super Kings
Career statistics
Competition     Tests     ODI     FC     LA
Matches         11     34     46
Runs scored         71     1170     456
Batting average         23.66     35.45     22.80
100s/50s         0/0     2/7     0/2
Top score         38     107*     79
Balls bowled         636     8494     2516
Wickets         19     134     61
Bowling average         26.68     28.12     29.04
5 wickets in innings         n/a     11     3
10 wickets in match         n/a     3     n/a
Best bowling         3-24     6-64     6/42
Catches/stumpings         -/–     15/–     14/–
Ravichandran Ashwin ( born 17 September 1986) is an Indian national Cricket Team Player, who plays for India and Tamil Nadu cricket team. He is a right-handed batsman and right arm off-break bowler. He is the only bowler of recent times apart from Ajantha Mendis of Sri Lanka to bowl the carrom ball. He played two matches for team India during world cup, 2011.

Ashwin is an all-rounder for Tamil Nadu and has taken 6/64 against Vidarbha in first-class cricket.He made his debut against Andhra Pradesh in Twenty20 cricket.He did his Engineering (B.Tech IT) in SSNCE. He plays first-class cricket for Tamil Nadu and has played in the Duleep Trophy for South Zone.He was nicknamed "Dada" during his U-19 days while touring Dharamsala.

He played for Chennai Super Kings in the 2010 Indian Premier League.He made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka on 5 June 2010. He scored 38 runs from 32 balls (4 fours and 1 six) in a losing game.

He became the highest wicket taker of the 2010 Champions League Twenty20 tournament for Chennai Super Kings in the tournament with 13 wickets and was adjudged as the player of the tournament and also got the Golden Wicket.During IPL 2011 auction which happened on 5 and 6 January 2011, he has been retained by Chennai Super Kings for the amount of 850000$.Presently, he is the economical bowler in Indian Premier League history with an economy rate of 6.12.

Later, in that month he was selected in the ICC World Cup 2011 squad to represent India along with the spinners Harbhajan Singh and Piyush Chawla. He played 2 matches for India in that series. He made his World Cup debut on 20 March 2011 against the West Indies with bowling figures of 10-0-41-2. He played his second world cup match against Australia in the second quarter final at Ahmadabad (10-1-52-2).

In the IPL 2011 Saurabh Tiwary hit the ball back at Ashwin and it hit Ashwin in the head, he was taken off the pitch immediately for a scan but no injuries happened.


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