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 name||Ajinkya Madhukar Rahane|
|Date of birth||6 June 1988|
|Age (as in 2021)||32 years old|
|Birth Place||Ashwi KD village of Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra, India|
|Family||Father– Madhukar Baburao Rahane|
Mother– Sujata Rahane
|Home Town||Ashwi 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
|School||SV Joshi High School, Dombivli, Thane, Mumbai|
|Awards||Arjuna 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 Style||Top-order batsman|
|International debut||Test: March 22 – 24, 2013 against Australia|
ODI: 3 September 2011 against England
T20: 31 August 2011 Against England
|Debut Matches||First-class- 2007|
List A – 2007
|Teams||India, Mumbai, Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians, India Green, Rising Pune Supergiants|
|Batting Style||Right handed|
|Bowling Style||Right arm medium|
|Best Record||His outstanding performance in Border-Gavaskar (Aus Vs Ind) 2014-2015|
|Coach/ Mentor||Pravin Amre|
|IPL Debut Match||2008|
|Years of Played Matches and teams||Mumbai Indians (2008- 2010)|
Rising Pune Supergiant (2016-17)
Rajasthan Royals (2011-15, 2018-19)
Delhi Capitals (2020-21)
|Record||An unbeaten 105 in the 2019 edition being his best IPL score.|
|IPL Price||INR 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.
|Marriage Date||26 September 2014|
|Net worth||INR 65 crore|
|Salary||INR 6 crore|
Physical Status & More
|Body Measurements||Not known|
|Hobbies||Playing 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.
Social media presence
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