Ravindra Jadeja is Indian International Cricketer. His full name is ‘Ravindrasinh Anirudhsin Jadeja’ and his nickname is ‘Jaddu’, he is also called ‘Rockstar’ in the team. He plays the role of an All-rounder in the Indian cricket team. He is a left-handed batsman and a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. Jadeja is a middle-order batsman and has played many crucial innings for his team.
He played his first International cricket match against Sri Lanka on February 8, 2009.
Early life and Education of Jadeja
Jadeja was born on December 6, 1988, in Jamnagar, Gujrat a city in India. He was born into a middle-class family. His father was a watchman and wants to make Ravindra an Army Officer but Ravindra was interested in cricket. He fond of cricket since childhood. He played his first U-19 match at age of 16.
Ravindra Jadeja Family and Personal Life
Ravindra Jadeja was born into a middle-class family his father’s name is ‘Anirudhsin Jadeja’ and he was a watchman in a private security agency. His mother ‘Lata Jadeja’ died in 2005. He has one sister ‘Naina Jadeja’, who is a nurse.
Ravindra Jadeja got engaged on February 05, 2016, and got married on April 17, 2016. His wife’s name is ‘Rivaba Solank’. She is an ‘Electrical Engineer’ by profession but is a simple lady. It was arranged marriage. Ravindra has one Daughter ‘Nidhyana’ born on June 8, 2017.
Under-19 Cricket Career
Ravindra Jadeja played his first U-19 match in 2005 when he was 16 years old. He was the vice- Captain of the U-19 cricket team in the U-19 world cup 2008. He played a vital role in winning the U-19 world cup in 2008.
First Class Cricket Career
Ravindra Jadeja Played his first First-class match in the Duleep Trophy season 2006-07 when he was 18 years old. He Played for ‘West Zone’ in Duleep Trophy. He Played for ‘Saurashtra’ in Ranji Trophy. Jadeja performed very well in Ranji Trophy and became the first person who scored three triple-centuries in Ranji Trophy.
Ravindra has also been rewarded with Madhav Rao Scindia Award for the most runs in Ranji Trophy.
IPL Career of Jadeja
Jadeja Played his first IPL in 2008. He played for ‘Rajasthan Royals’ in that season. In 2008 ‘Rajasthan Royals’ was the winning team of the IPL. Ravindra Played a very vital role in their victories in IPL and got a lot of fame in the same season.
He has also represented ‘Chennai Super Kings’ and ‘Gujrat Lions’ in IPL.
Test Cricket Career
Ravindra made his test Debut on December 13, 2012, against England at Nagpur, India. In his debut match, he bowled very well but cannot score many Runs with his bat.
In the next matches, his performance was not Ignorable. Nine-time he got five wickets in the test and once he got ten wickets. He was rewarded with the man of the match Award Six times and once Man of the series.
One Day International Cricket Career of Jadeja
He played his first one-day international match on February 8, 2009, vs Sri Lanka in Colombo. He played well in that match but India lost that match.
In 2013, India won the ICC Champions Trophy in which Ravindra Played a significant role. He was the highest wicket-taking bowler of the tournament he was rewarded with a Golden Bowl. That was the time when Ravindra got a permanent place on the team.
On January 22, 2017, he became the first Indian player to get 150 wickets in ODI. He got the first Rank in ICC ODI Ranking in 2013. He is rewarded with the man of the match Award Nine times.
T20 Cricket Career
Ravindra Jadeja Played his first T-20 match on the same tour in which he made his ODI debut on February 10, 2009, vs Sri Lanka. He is rewarded with the man of the match award only one time in T-20.