Ravindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja

Player Bio

Born 6 December 1988 India
Age 30 Years, 09 Months, 13 Days
Batting Side Left Handed
Bowling Side Slow left-arm orthodox
Batting Rank 55
Bowling Rank 12
Teams India, India A, India B, India Blue, India Red, Rest of India, West Zone, Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals, India Under-19, Saurashtra, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Gujarat Lions

Batting & Fielding Performance

M
I
N/O
R
HS
100S
50S
4S
6S
AVG
S/R
CT
ST
Test
43
63
15
1560
100
1
11
158
41
32.50
62.87
31
0
ODI
156
103
34
2128
87
0
11
160
41
30.84
85.42
57
0
T20
43
20
8
135
25
0
0
6
3
11.25
98.54
20
0
IPL
188
141
51
2137
48
0
0
152
75
23.74
124.97
67
0

Bowling Performance

I
O
M
R
W
Best
5W
AVG
E/R
S/R
Test
82
1968.4
43
4731
198
7/48
9
23.89
2.40
59.65
ODI
152
1308.1
156
6366
178
5/36
1
35.76
4.86
44.09
T20
43
144.1
43
1033
33
3/48
0
31.30
7.16
26.21
IPL
160
464.1
188
3603
119
5/16
1
30.27
7.76
23.40

In a country like India where emotions ride high, the phrase, 'the next big thing' is used judgmentally for players at a very young age. Ravindra Jadeja is a victim of such a stereotype. It was only until a few years later that the talent was truly realized by the Indian selectors and subsequently capitalized to its fullest.

Glimpses of Jadeja's prodigious talent were evident in his debut First-Class game where he scored 53 for West Zone. He was consequently a member of the 2006 Under-19 World Cup side which reached the final. He made it to the 2008 edition as well where his bowling performance of 2-25 against South Africa in the final played a major role in India's acquisition of the title. A good stint in the Indian T20 league with Rajasthan under the captaincy of Shane Warne who nicknamed him 'Rockstar' and an impressive all-round show in the 2008-09 season prompted selectors to hand him an ODI debut against Sri Lanka. Though India lost, the left-hander impressed with an unbeaten 60. 2012 turned out to be a productive year for Jadeja. He was one of the marquee signings for the then defending champions Chennai for a whopping 9.72 INR, the most expensive player in that season. Jadeja hit the headlines and record books when he became the first Indian to score three triple centuries in First Class cricket. With an all-rounder's role beckoning and the series already lost to England with one game to play, Jadeja received his first Test cap in 2012 and hasn't looked back since. The year 2013, saw Jadeja reach greater heights as he ran through the Australian batting line-up with consummate ease in India's 4-0 clean sweep in Tests. He surged to the top in the ICC bowler's rankings in ODIs as well, going past the likes of world class spinners like Saeed Ajmal and Sunil Narine. Constant hard work and self-belief has blessed Jadeja or 'Sir' as he is commonly known today, a regular berth in the Indian team across all the formats. During India’s home season, he bagged the Player of the series award against Australia in 2017 to further showcase his skills as a Test bowler on surfaces which were relatively better for the batsmen. He then became the Number 1 bowler in the ICC Test rankings with his teammate Ravichandran Ashwin sharing the pole position.

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Cricket World Cup 2019 POINTS TABLE

Team
P
W
D
L
PTS
9
7
1
1
15
9
7
0
2
14
9
6
0
3
12
9
5
1
3
11
9
5
1
3
11
9
3
2
4
8
9
3
1
5
7
9
3
1
5
7
9
2
1
6
5
9
0
0
9
0

Ravindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja News

Watch: Virat Kohli takes stunning one-handed catch vs South Africa

Virat Kohli dived in to take a one-handed blinder to get Quinton de Kock out in the T20I against South Africa. Right in the next over, Ravindra Jadeja also took a blinder off his own bowling.

Fourth horseman of apo-calypso: Relentless Ravindra Jadeja acquires a halo

While the three Indian pacers won all the plaudits during the Test series, Jadeja was the fourth — and the most unassuming — horseman of Windies’s apocalypse.

Ravi Shastri explains why Ravindra Jadeja over R Ashwin: Better control on flat track, much improved batting

Jadeja's selection in the playing XI ahead of Ashwin, who had a proven record against the West Indies, "astonished" none other than Sunil Gavaskar but the all-rounder silenced everyone with an under-pressure half-century and a couple of wickets in the first Test.

Watch: Arjuna award will always motivate me to give my best for India, says Ravindra Jadeja

Jadeja missed the National Awards ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday on the occasion of National Sports Day as he is currently at the Caribbean with the national team.

Ravindra Jadeja not concerned about ‘outside’ talks, happy to repay captain’s faith

Ravindra Jadeja struck 58 off 112 deliveries and shared a crucial 60 runs with Ishant Sharma (19) for the eighth wicket, helping India reach 297 all out in the first innings.