Indian Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja Biography, IPL Records, Marriage, Wiki
Ravindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja better known as Ravindra Jadeja is one of the Indian cricketers who are rising star of the Indian cricket team. He is extremely talented, hard working and a diligent sports person. He is a left hander batsman and his blowing style is slow left-arm orthodox. He made his debut from U-19 that won world cup in Malaysia in 2008. He proudly represents Saurashtra in first class cricket and plays for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League. He was also a part of India in 2009, 2010 ICC World twenty20 and 2013 ICC champions trophy. He has an immense fan following not only in India but across the world. His fans and team-mates also refer to him by the name Sir Ravindra Jadeja for his on field heroics. Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja wiki tells you in details about his personal life, test career, ODI career and also his love affairs. You can read about the Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja biography to know more about his life and his cricketing career.
Ravindra Jadeja Date of Birth
He was born on 6th December in the year 1988. He was born in Navagam Khed in the state of Gujarat in India to a middle class family. He lives life in a simple and moderate way. Ravindra Jadeja birthday has always been a private affair and he celebrates it in an ordinary way most of the times unlike his team mates. His special day starts by seeking his parents blessings and then spending the day with his close ones, unless he is out for tour.
Ravindra Jadeja Family Background
Ravindra Jadeja family resides in Navagam Khed, Gujarat in India. He comes from a very simple and humble family. Ravindra Jadeja father Anirudhsinh worked as a watchman for a private security agency. His father wanted him to become an Army officer, but his interest was in cricket. Ravindra Jadeja mother Lata Jadeja passed away in an accident in 2005. Ravindra Jadeja sister Naina works as a nurse. Ravindra Jadeja was in a state of shock after his mother’s death and decided to quit cricket. But life had something better stored for him and he started playing again making his parents proud.
Ravindra Jadeja Personal life
Ravindra Jadeja is a simple living person with high dreams and hopes. He is extremely talented and hardworking. Ravindra Jadeja education was done in Navagam Khed. He was always passionate about cricket. Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja age was 16 when he played U-19 for India. Ravindra Jadeja height is approximately 5 feet 7 inches and he weighs around 60 kgs. From Ravindra Jadeja hairstyle to Ravindra Jadeja tattoos, they all have been eye catching among today’s youngsters. He has one dragon tattoo on his back and another tattoo on his left biceps. His biography has many interesting facts about his great achievements in cricket.
Ravindra Jadeja Cricket Career
Ravindra Jadeja has always been passionate about cricket and started playing it at a very young age. Ravindra Jadeja age was only 16 when he represented Indian U-19 in 2006. With his stellar performance in the Under 19 cricket team, he was made the vice captain of the team which won the Under 19 World Cup in 2008. From then, he has never looked back and has gone on to play with the Indian cricket team at the international levels. He is among the best cricket all rounders in the world.
Ravindra Jadeja Domestic and First Class Career
Ravindra Jadeja started his first class career in the year 2006 with Duleep Trophy. For Duleep Trophy he represents the west zone and plays for the Saurashtra team in Ranji Trophy. One of the highlights of his career is when he became the first Indian cricketer to hit three triple centuries in his first class career.
Ravindra Jadeja Test Career
Ravindra Jadeja has had a fruitful test career till now and continues to do so, his best came against a tour to Australia where he had a conquest of 24 wickets. In that tour, he dismissed the Australian skipper Michael Clarke 5 out of 6 times. He has also got man of the match awards twice in his Test career where India won both the matches with a huge margin. In many such matches, Ravindra Jadeja wickets have helped India win the match.
Ravindra Jadeja ODI career
Ravindra Jadeja ODI career has been a roller coaster ride. He has seen many ups and downs in his ODI career. He has been a great all-round player for India and has contributed equally with the bat as well as the bowl. Though his top score in ODI’s is just 87 and we are yet to see Ravindra Jadeja century, his bowling figures of 4-32 balances his all round performance. Ravindra Jadeja was ranked the No.1 ODI Bowler in August 2013. He has contributed for India with many match winning performances on his stride. He also received acclaim from English cricketer once, Ravindra Jadeja and Sarah Taylor enjoys a good friendship as she was impressed by his performance and had tweeted him with praises.
Ravindra Jadeja T20 career
He has been a prolific T20 player throughout his career, striking with the bat in the dead overs and scalping major wickets of the opponent team. He has been a part of many run chases to help India win crucial matches. He was also awarded a man of the match award for his brilliant performance against Australia in 2011.
Ravindra Jadeja IPL Career
Ravindra Jadeja was a part of the Rajasthan Royals team in the first season and played a major role in their victory that year. He had to face a ban for one year and then joined the team Kochi Tuskers Kerala where he had a decent performance until the team was terminated from IPL. He was then finally bought by Chennai Super Kings in the auction of 2012 and has been a part of CSK since then. He is an important part of the team and adds to the match winning formula with his all-round performance. He is one of the best IPL players and Ravindra Jadeja IPL records are better than many of his teammates and other Indian cricket players. As Chennai faces ban for two years, Ravindra Jadeja is purchased by Rajkot team in IPL for two years along with Suresh Raina.
Interesting Facts about Ravindra Jadeja
- He was given a nickname ‘Rockstar’ by Shane Warne while playing for Rajasthan Royals IPL team. His Indian team mates gave him the name – Jaddu and Sir.
- He is one of the few Indian players who have played 2 U-19 cricket world cups and the team was in finals both the times.
- He has two horses and is fond of horse riding. The horses live in his farmhouse near Jamnagar.
- He has a restaurant in Jamnagar and named it as ‘Jaddu’s Food Field’.
- He believes that his lucky number is 12 and inaugurated his restaurant on 12 December 2012 and was also selected in Indian Test team in December 2012.
- Despite the stardom of his brother, his sister Naina continues to serve as nurse in hospital.
- He is the 8th player in the world to have three triple centuries under his name in first class cricket and first Indian player to do so.
Ravindra Jadeja Love Affairs
His love affairs have always been speculated in the eye of the media. There were reports which stated that Ravindra Jadeja dating a girl named Chetna Jha. Ravindra Jadeja girlfriend comes from a middle class family. Chetna Jha father works as a government employee and Chetna Jha mother is a housewife. The couple has always been spotted together on many occasions. If rumors are to be believed they got engaged in October 2013, but these were rumors only. Ravindra Jadeja Chetna Jha made a good pair just like other cricketers who recently got hitched to their girlfriends. Ravindra Jadeja love story has always been in the talks for many false reasons. But things didn’t do well between them and they finally had a break up.
Now, Ravindra Jadeja got engaged to the daughter of local contractor in Rajkot – Reeva Solanki. She is a mechanical engineer and worked in Delhi before engagement. Ravindra Jadeja engagement ceremony took place on 5 Febraury at Jadeja’s own restaurant – Jaddu’s Food Field in Rajkot. Ravindra Jadeja wife name is Reeva Solanki. Reeva is the only child of her parents Hardev Singh and Prafullaba Solanki (Railway Employee). We wish Ravindra Jadeja Riva Solanki a happy married life for future.
Ravindra Jadeja Controversy
Ravindra Jadeja was twice in a controversy with allegations of match fixing once and the other time it was for contract infringement. There are many Ravindra Jadeja memes that have surfaced over the net because of his wrong doings in the cricket field. He has also been victim to many internet trolls most of which are Sir Ravindra Jadeja jokes. Even after getting a celebrity status with his recent popularity, he has never involved in any of the celebrity gossip.