Detail of action: Ravichandran Ashwin, Allrounder of Indian cricket team


Detail of action Ravichandran Ashwin, right-handed batsman of Indian cricket team

  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6’2”
  • Job: Right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler
  • Debut: Sri Lanka vs India at Harare, 2010
  • Matches: 88
  • Wickets: 120
  • Bowling Average: 32.64
  • Bowling Strike rate: 39.8
  • Best: 3-24
  • Economy Rate: 4.90

Attitude: A cool head who doesn’t allow the situation to get the better of him. Barring the usual celebration after taking a wicket, Ashwin remains calm in practically all occasions.

Capability: Keeps toying with his bowling action. Ashwin likes to bowl a middle and leg line rather than attack the off-stump like other conventional off-spinners.

What it takes: The carrom ball has helped him pick may wickets. Within the bat, he plays correct shots and could make a regular batsman proud.

Jersey number: 99, sports the same number for India and his IPL side, Chennai Super Kings.

His importance: An experienced campaigner who can bowl according to the requirement of the team – aggressively or defensively. Is more than a handful with the willow, and is fast improving as a decent fielder and a safe catcher.



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