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Ravichandran Ashwin Birthday Special Interesting facts about Indian cricket ASH

Indian leading spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is celebrating his 29th birthday on Monday. He has become most secure name as spinner in the Indian squad after Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh. Initially, Ashwin was considered as a Twenty20 bowler for his different style of bowling and batting dependency in the shorter format of the game. But, with his consistent all-round performance, he managed to secure his spot in all formats of the game. On the occasion of his birthday, we bring to some interesting facts about the right-arm off spinner.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 17 September 2018, 03:41:23 PM
Ravichandran Ashwin Birthday Special: Interesting facts about Indian cricket ‘ASH’

Ravichandran Ashwin Birthday Special: Interesting facts about Indian cricket ‘ASH’

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Indian leading spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is celebrating his 29th birthday on Monday. He has become most secure name as spinner in the Indian squad after Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh. Initially, Ashwin was considered as a Twenty20 bowler for his different style of bowling and batting dependency in the shorter format of the game. But, with his consistent all-round performance, he managed to secure his spot in all formats of the game. On the occasion of his birthday, we bring to some interesting facts about the right-arm off spinner.
Ravichandran Ashwin birthday special

Ravichandran Ashwin birthday special

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At the start of his cricketing career, Ashwin used to open the innings for his team which is why he is one of the most trusted names in the lower order in Team India today.
Ravichandran Ashwin birthday special

Ravichandran Ashwin birthday special

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Ravichandran Ashwin holds an interesting record of scalping fasting 50, 100 and 150 wickets in Test cricket for India.
Ravichandran Ashwin birthday special

Ravichandran Ashwin birthday special

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Sri Lanka cricket star Kumar Sangakkara may not like R Ashwin for a very special reason. In the last series before retirement, Sri Lanka faced India for a three-match Test series at their home town. Sanga played only the first two Test and was sent to pavilion on all four occasions by Ashwin.
Ravichandran Ashwin birthday special

Ravichandran Ashwin birthday special

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Ashwin holds a remarkable record of becoming six times Man of the Series in Test Cricket in his 36 matches’ career.
Ravichandran Ashwin birthday special

Ravichandran Ashwin birthday special

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Ravichandran Ashwin married his childhood friend Prithi Narayanan in the year 2011.