Murugan Ashwin (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Family, IPL, Height, Biography & More

Murugan Ashwin (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Biography, Family (Father), Career, Cast, IPL Price, Net worth, Girlfriend & More

Murugan Ashwin is an outstanding performer who plays for Tamil Nadu in domestic cricket and has played for Rising Pune Supergiant, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Kings XI Punjab for the Indian premier league.

His initial years as an Indian bowler were great and he scored a high number of wickets but there was a prominent downfall in his later years.


Real NameMurugan Ashwin
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of BirthSeptember 8, 1990
Age (as in 2021)31 years old
Zodiac SignVirgo
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
FamilyFather: Rajan Narayan
Mother: Ganga Jayashree
Sister: Sarada Narayan
CastNot Known
Home TownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Birth and Early Life

Ashwin was born on September 8, 1990, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. As a child, he was brilliant in his studies but he started playing cricket. He scored ninety-plus in the twelfth standard. He graduated from Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering in Chennai. 

Ashwin started his professional cricket career when he entered college, earlier he used to play for fun.

Education & More

SchoolSanthome Higher Secondary School, Chennai, DAV Public School, Chennai
CollegeSri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai
QualificationMechanical Engineering
AwardsNot known


  • Domestic career-

Ashwin started playing cricket at an early age,  when he was in his school, Santhome Higher Secondary School, Chennai, and then DAV Public School. He made his List A debut on 11 December 2015 in Vijay Hazare Trophy, 2015. He made his T-20 debut for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on 2 January 2016 against Haryana. In this trophy, he finished as the second-highest wicket-taker for Tamil Nadu.

He was bought by Rising Pune Supergiant in 2016, and he performed exceptionally for them. In 2018 he was roped in by Royal Challengers Bangalore where he didn’t get to play. He was picked by Kings XI Punjab for INR 20 lakhs ahead of IPL 2019, he didn’t play well but they retained him next year also.


`Playing StyleSpin Bowler
International DebutNot Yet
Debut MatchesRanji trophy on 2012
T20, 2016
IPl, 2016
TeamsTamil Nadu cricket team,
Rising Pune Supergiant
Kings XI Punjab
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Batting StyleRight-handed batsman
Bowling StyleRight arm Leg Spin
Jersey no.89
Best Record2nd highest wicket-taker in the 2015-16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy with 10 wickets.
Coach/ MentorSuresh Kumar


IPL Debut Match2016
Year of Played Matches and TeamsRising Pune Supergiant (2016-17)
Royal Challengers Bangalore (2018)
Kings XI Punjab (2019-21)
RecordNot known

Personal Life & More

Ashwin’s father is a famous Tamil writer, his mother is a homemaker. He used to be a good student but chose cricket after joining college. He married his girlfriend Aishwarya Subramanian.

Marital StatusMarried
Wife NameAishwarya Subramanian
Children Not known
GirlfriendsNot Available
Net worth$1-$5 million
SalaryNot known

Physical Status & More

Height (approx.)5-7”(In Feet)
Weight (approx.)65kg
Body MeasurementsChest: 38 Inches
Waist: 30 Inches
Biceps: 13 Inches
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBlack
HobbiesWatching movies

Some Important Facts About Murugan Ashwin

  • Ashwin was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • He is often taken to be the brother of Indian off-spinner R Ashwin, which he is not.
  • Ashwin is the son of a famous Tamil writer and VP of HCL technologies, Era Murugan.
  • He likes watching movies, his favorite actors are Rajinikanth, R Madhavan, Farhan Akhtar, Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Suriya, and Dulquer Salmaan, and his favorite actresses are Deepika Padukone and Trisha Krishnan.

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