Ravindra Jadeja Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Ravindra Jadeja Quick Info
Height5 ft 7 in
Weight65 kg
Date of BirthDecember 6, 1988
Zodiac SignSagittarius
SpouseReeva Solanki

Ravindra Jadeja is an Indian international cricketer. He is best known for being an all-rounder, who serves as a left-handed batsman and slow left-arm bowler for the Indian international team. Besides international cricket, he is also a member of the team Saurashtra in first-class cricket and represents the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.

Born Name

Ravindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja

Nick Name

Jaddu, Rockstar

Ravindra Jadeja as seen in an Instagram selfie in July 2019
Ravindra Jadeja as seen in an Instagram selfie in July 2019 (Ravindra Jadeja / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Jamnagar, Gujarat, India

Residence

Jamnagar, Gujarat, India

Nationality

Indian

Education

His educational qualifications are unknown.

Occupation

Indian International Cricketer

Family

  • Father – Anirudhsinh Jadeja (Watchman)
  • Mother – Lata Jadeja
  • Siblings – Naina Jadeja (Sister), Padmini Jadeja (Sister)

Manager

Unknown

Bowling Style

Slow Left-Arm Orthodox

Batting style

Left-Handed

Role

All-Rounder

Shirt Number

8

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

65 kg or 143.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ravindra has dated –

  1. Reeva Solanki (2016-Present) – Ravindra Jadeja got married to Reeva Solanki on April 17, 2016. She joined the Indian political party BJP in April 2019. Together, they are proud parents to a daughter born in June 2017.
Ravindra Jadeja as seen in an Instagram selfie with M. S. Dhoni in July 2019
Ravindra Jadeja as seen in an Instagram selfie with M. S. Dhoni in July 2019 (Ravindra Jadeja / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Heavy beard
  • Wears a cap most of the time

Brand Endorsements

Ravindra has done endorsement work for brands like –

  • Gujarat Tourism
  • Incredible India
  • Zeven
  • Life OK
Ravindra Jadeja as seen in a selfie in July 2019
Ravindra Jadeja as seen in a selfie in July 2019 (Ravindra Jadeja / Instagram)

Religion

Hinduism

Best Known For

Being an Indian international cricketer and representing Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League

First ODI

Ravinder played his first ODI match on February 8, 2009, against Sri Lanka.

First T20

Ravinder made his appearance in T20 on February 10, 2009, against Sri Lanka.

First Test

Ravinder made his Test match debut on December 13, 2012, against England.

Personal Trainer

Ravindra keeps himself in shape by training hard. As he is part of the Indian International team, he has to maintain a fitness regimen. Some of the workouts that he carries out include speed development training, box jumps, side touches, maximizing aerobic velocity, and wide to narrow squat jumps.

Ravindra Jadeja as seen in an Instagram selfie with Virat Kohli in July 2019
Ravindra Jadeja as seen in an Instagram selfie with Virat Kohli in July 2019 (Ravindra Jadeja / Instagram)

Ravindra Jadeja Facts

  1. When he was younger, his father wanted him to be an army person.
  2. He was interested in cricket but was scared of his father.
  3. In 2005, his mother passed away in an accident that traumatized him so much that he wanted to quit cricket.
  4. In 2005, he made his Under-19 debut for India at the age of 16 and was again picked in the Indian squad for the 2006 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Sri Lanka.
  5. He impressed everyone in the final of the 2006 Under-19 Cricket World Cup against Pakistan where he took 3 wickets and India ended up being the runners-up.
  6. Ravindra was made the vice-captain of the Indian team in the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup where he took a total of 10 wickets in 6 games at an average of 13 and India emerged victoriously.
  7. In 2008, he was part of the Indian U-19 cricket team that went on to win the World Cup in Malaysia and the team was led by the Indian Captain Virat Kohli.
  8. On February 8, 2009, Ravindra played his first ODI match against Sri Lanka and made 60 runs on 77 balls in that match.
  9. It took him 4 years after his ODI debut to make his test debut which was on December 13, 2012, against England at Nagpur.
  10. In 2012, Chennai Super Kings bought him for $2 million at the IPL Players Auction.
  11. Later in 2016, when Chennai Super Kings got banned from the IPL for 2 seasons, Gujarat Lions paid ₹9.5 crores for him in the IPL Players Auction.
  12. On January 22, 2017, he set a record when he became the first-ever Indian left-arm spinner to take 150 wickets in One Day International. To set this record, he took the wicket of Sam Billings at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
  13. In March 2017, Ravindra was named the top-ranked bowler in the world, beating Ravichandran Ashwin who had been in that position for so long.
  14. Follow Ravindra Jadeja on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Featured Image by Ravindra Jadeja / Instagram

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