Ajinkya Rahane (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Biography, Career& More

Ajinkya Rahane (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Wife & More

Ajinkya Rahane is an Indian batsman who plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket and for Rajasthan royals in the Indian premier league. He has shown amazing performance so far, his scorecard is quite an exemplary one.

He bats right handedly and occasionally bowls right arm mediums. Rahane is currently the vice captain of Indian National Cricket team, he is a middle order batsman.


Real nameAjinkya Madhukar Rahane
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of birth6 June 1988
Age (as in 2021)32 years old
Zodiac signGemini
Birth PlaceAshwi KD village of Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra, India
FamilyFather– Madhukar Baburao Rahane
Mother– Sujata Rahane
Caste Not known
Home TownAshwi KD village of Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra, India

Birth & Early Life

Ajinkya Rahane was born on 6 June, 1988 in Ashwi KD village of Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra, India. He started playing at an early age of seven and he went to a small coaching centre as his parents can’t afford a better one. Former batsman Pravin Amre taught him professional cricket at the age of 17. He went to SV Joshi High School for his senior secondary education.

Education & More

SchoolSV Joshi High School, Dombivli, Thane, Mumbai
CollegeNot known
AwardsArjuna award for Cricket


  • Domestic career-

Ajinkya Rahane started playing cricket at an early age, and he made his U-19 debut for India against New Zealand at the age of 17. He made his first-class debut for Mumbai while playing against Karachi in 2007. His century in his debut match led to his selection in the Irani trophy. Rahane made his Ranji debut for the 2007-08 season. He performed exceptionally well in his debut and got selected to play for the Duleep trophy representing West Zone. 

In the second Ranji season, he piled up 1000 runs, which helped Mumbai to win the 38th Ranji title. He increased his highest runs in the next Ranji Season. After scoring 1000 runs in one season, he scored 1000 runs in three consecutive seasons. 

In his initial years as an uncapped player, he played for Mumbai Indians. He was selected by Rajasthan royals in 2012 and he scored almost a century in the first match of the season. Due to the ban on Rajasthan royals, he was selected by Rising Pune Supergiant and he gave them not fabulous but good performances. In the year 2018, he was roped in by Rajasthan royals again.

  • International career

After sitting on the bench for a year, he was given a chance by Shikhar Dhawan’s injury in the England tour test. He impressed everyone on his first appearance by making a century, his century ensured that India won against England after 28 years.

Rahane made his ODI debut against England and scored a half century, but he failed to perform against Sri Lanka, Pakistan, West Indies. He kept going in and out for the ODI side but in 2015, he performed well in the World Cup in Australia. However he was not selected in the 2019 World Cup that went to England. 

Rahane made his T20 international debut against England in August 2011. He scored half century in this match.


Playing StyleTop-order batsman
International debutTest: March 22 – 24, 2013 against Australia
ODI: 3 September 2011 against England
T20: 31 August 2011 Against England
Debut MatchesFirst-class- 2007
List A – 2007
T20s- 2007
IPL- 2008
TeamsIndia, Mumbai, Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians, India Green, Rising Pune Supergiants
Batting StyleRight handed
Bowling StyleRight arm medium
Jersey no.27
Best RecordHis outstanding performance in Border-Gavaskar (Aus Vs Ind) 2014-2015
Coach/ MentorPravin Amre


IPL Debut Match2008
Years of Played Matches and teamsMumbai Indians (2008- 2010)
Rising Pune Supergiant (2016-17)
Rajasthan Royals (2011-15, 2018-19)
Delhi Capitals (2020-21)
RecordAn unbeaten 105 in the 2019 edition being his best IPL score.
IPL PriceINR 5.2 Crore

Personal Life & More

Ajinkya Rahane’s father is Madhukar Baburao Rahane, and his mother Sujata Rahane is a homemaker. He has two siblings, one brother, and a sister. Rahane married Radhika Dhopavkar in 2014.

Marital statusMarried
Marriage Date26 September 2014
WifeRadhika Dhopavkar
Girlfriends Not Known
Net worthINR 65 crore
SalaryINR 6 crore

Physical Status & More

Weight60 kg
Body MeasurementsNot known
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack
HobbiesPlaying Cricket, Football, Tennis, Golf, Badminton, Listening all kind of music

Some important facts about Ajinkya Rahane-

  • Ajinkya was born in Ashwi KD village of Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra, India.
  • Very few people know that Rahane is a karate black belt.
  • His secret dream is to own a Lamborghini and an Aston Martin.

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