Ravichandran Ashwin was born on 17th September 1986 into a Tamil Brahmin family in Chennai, Tamil Nadu state. He attended Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, St. Bede’s and SSN College of Engineering. He holds B.Tech degree in Information Technology. He rose to fame after playing for Chennai Super Kings in Indian Premier League. He took highest wickets in 2010 Champions League Twenty20 while playing for Chennai Super Kings.
Ravichandran Ashwin made his international one day debut playing against Sri Lanka in 2010. Recognizing his capabilities he was chosen for 2011 Cricket World Cup team, his World Cup debut was against the West Indies in the tournament. His Test debut was in November 2011 against West Indies.
He subsequently played for major tournaments including 2013 ICC Champions Trophy, Border-Gavaskar Trophy in 2012/13, 2014 Asia Cup, 2014 ICC World Twenty20, ODI World cup 2015 etc.
Ravichandran Ashwin family members’ names and photos
He was born to Ravichandran, a former cricketer and Chitra, a house wife.
Ravichandran Ashwin is married to his childhood sweetheart Prithi Narayanan since 13th November 2011.