Indian Cricketer Ajinkya Rahane Biography
Ajinkya Rahane is an emerging Indian Cricketer, who is making out his name in the cricket world. He is very hard working cricketer and had played several Match Winning innings for team India and other teams of which, he is the part of. He is a cool minded right handed batsman. He has a good fan following in India and in several parts of the world. People across the world are searching about Ajinkya Rahane bio, Ajinkya Rahane date of birth, Ajinkya Rahane records, Ajinkya Rahane score in today’s match, Ajinkya Rahane live streaming, and Ajinkya Rahane wiki details too. You can read Ajinkya Rahane biography to know all about him.
Ajinkya Rahane Date of Birth and Education
Ajinkya Rahane was born on June 6, 1988 in Ashwi KD village (Dombivli) Maharashtra to a Marathi family. Ajinkya Rahane father name is Madhukar Baburao Rahane and Ajinkya Rahane mother name is Sujata Rahane. Talking more about Ajinkya Rahane family background, he has a younger brother and younger sister too. He belongs to a poor family, but always had strong ambitions. Ajinkya Rahane full name is Ajinkya Madhukar Rahane. He had cleared his secondary school from SV Joshi High School, Mumbai (Maharashtra). Continue reading Ajinkya Rahane biography and learn about his personal life and cricketing career.
Ajinkya Rahane Personal Life
Ajinkya Rahane is peaceful man with great ambitions. He is a strong believer of God and very religious. He is the devotee of Sai Baba and loves to meditate every. Meditation gives him power to stay cool minded. Ajinkya Rahane height is about 5 feet 6 inches and Ajinkya Rahane weight is 61 kgs. Ajinkya Rahane birthday falls just after the World’s Environment Day. He starts his day going to temple and love to spend most of the time with his family, if he is not out for a tour. Let us read about Ajinkya Rahane cricket career and achievements.
Ajinkya Rahane Cricket Career
Ajinkya Rahane age was only 7 years when he was taken to the small coaching camp in Dombivli by his father with matting wicket. They were not capable enough to afford a good coaching for Ajinkya. His mother used to walk with Ajinkya to his camp, which was 2 Km far from home every day to make her son get the training. When he grew 17, he took the coaching from Pravin Amre, who was the former Indian Batsmen.
Ajinkya Rahane Domestic and First Class Career
When India toured New Zealand in year 2007, he performed well in India Under-19 team. He got two centuries. He also has few of the team mates in that tournament- Ishant Sharma, Virat Kohli, and Ravindra Jadeja. The selectors were greatly impressed by his scores in New Zealand and he was selected for Mohammad Nissar Trophy to be held in Pakistan. He was not having first class career experience till that time.
He made his first class debut when he was 19 years old playing for Mumbai against Karachi Urban in Mohammad Nissar Trophy in year 2007. He scored century (143) on debut opening the batting. He was then picked up for Irani Trophy. He made his Ranji Trophy debut for Mumbai in season 2007-08. He had impressive Ranji Season and it was followed by his selection in ‘Duleep Trophy’. He scored a century (172) against England Lions in ‘Duleep Trophy’. He scored 1089 runs for Mumbai in his second Ranji Trophy season and Mumbai also won that season. He continued his impressive form in following Ranji Seasons and scored 3 centuries in each Ranji Season 2009-10 and Ranji Season 2010-11. His first class score was 265 not out that came against Hyderabad in 2009-10 Season. Rahane had scored 100- runs three times in his five Ranji Seasons till year 2012-13. This made his selection to Test Team possible.
Ajinkya Rahane List A Career
He made his List A Debut playing against Delhi in Ranji One-Day Trophy in Delhi. He acored 61 runs on his debut. The two centuries in Emerging Players Tournament held in Australia made his place to ODI team of India for England tour of 2011. Rahane was also the part of India Green and India Blue in different seasons of Challenger Trophy.
Ajinkya Rahane Test Career
Ajinkya Rahane was named in the Test squad for West Indies in year 2011. Rahane was carried to Test squad for over 16 months and was not given a chance. He saw 7 players making debut in his presence. Ajinkya Rahane Test cricket debut was on March 22, 2013 in Border Gavaskar Trophy against Australia in New Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla. This was the lucky chance for him as Shikhar Dhawan got injured for the series and Guatam Gambhir, who was the replacement for Dhawan suffered Jaundice. He was handed the Test Cap by Harbhajan Singh.
He then got chance in South Africa Tour 2013, where he scored 209 runs at an impressive average of 69.66. He was the third highest run getter for India in this series. Rahane made his first Test Century (118) in New Zealand Tour of February 2014.
Rahane was then selected for England Tour 2014. He scored his second hundred in the second Test Match of the tour at Lords Stadium and brought out India from difficult position. India Eventually won this Test Match. Rahane was the Top scorer for India in both innings of third Test match of the series that India Lost.
Ajinkya Rahane ODI Career
Ajinkya Rahane Debuted against England acored only 40 runs at his debut to ODI. He did well in his maiden ODI series in England. He has made 91 runs against England at Mohali in October 2011. Rahane however, failed to impress in his following ODI matches against West Indies, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, England. Though, he made a fifty in Zimbabwe against the same team, but had poor performance in ODI against South Africa and New Zealand in 2013-14.
Ajinkya Rahane T20 Career
He had his international T20 debut in Manchester against England in August 2011. He scored 61 in 49 balls in that match. He was part of team India in World cup T20 2014. He sat on benches in first three matches and was given a chance to play against Australia and scored just 19. Then he scored 32 runs in the semi finals and made India win that game. Rahane even replaced Indian opener Rohit Sharma several times.
Ajinkya Rahane IPL Career
He played for Nita Ambani’s and Mukesh Ambani’s team Mumbai Indians for few IPL seasons and was not regarded as T20 player. In year 2012, he had the superb season for the Rajasthan Royal Team.He was the leading run scoer for Rajasthan in 2012 season of IPL. He had one century (103*) in IPL till 2014. He was even retained by Rajasthan Royals in 2014 IPL auctions.
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Ajinkya Rahane Love affair and Marriage
Ajinkya Rahane is very cool guy. He never had a controversy in his career till now (2014). Ajinkya Rahane girlfriend name was Swati Parulekar from his school, if we believe to the rumors. She was his class mate. She insisted him to meditate on regular basis. They both were caught in a shopping mall by Swati’s brothers. They even thrashed Rahane and then complained to the family, who asked Ajinkya to leave the girl. He had no option but to break up. Till then, there is no news of Ajinkya Rahane dating a girl. Ajinkya Rahane marriage with his girlfriend Radhika Dhopavkar cane with no surprise. She is lucky to become Ajinkya Rahane wife, who had a great career ahead.
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