Breaking the Jinx: Ajinkya Rahane's romantic side with wife Radhika

Updated: Oct 10, 2019, 09:17 | Shawn.Dsouza
  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Indian middle-order batsman Ajinkya Rahane plays for Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy. Ajinkya Rahane quite early in his career was earmarked as a special talent and made his first-class debut at the age of 19 against Karachi Urban in the Mohammad Nissar Trophy in September 2007, in Karachi. Ajinkya Rahane scored a century on debut. 

    In pic: Ajinkya Rahane with wife Radhika

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane was bought by Rajasthan Royals in the IPL 2018 auction for Rs. 4 crores. He was initially appointed as vice-captain of Rajasthan Royals, deputy to Steve Smith, but after Steve Smith's ban in 2018 after the ball-tampering scandal, Ajinkya Rahane took over as captain of the team for a short period of time.

    In pic: Ajinkya Rahane with wife Radhika

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    After waiting in the wings for quite a few years, Ajinkya Rahane finally made his Test debut against Australia at Delhi in 2013. The match was not successful for Rahane as he had twin failures and his Test future was again looking uncertain.

    In pic: Ajinkya Rahane with wife Radhika

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane has so far played 56 Test matches and scored 3,488 runs at an average of 40.05, hitting nine centuries. Ajinkya Rahane in his brief career has scored hundreds in England, New Zealand, Australia and narrowly missed out on a hundred in South Africa at Durban, 2013.

    In pic: Ajinkya Rahane with wife Radhika

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane took to Instagram to share a lovely photo along with wife Radhika Dhopavkar and their newborn child.

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane shared this picture when wife Radhika was pregnant

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    On their fifth wedding anniversary, Ajinkya Rahane shared a lovely selfie with wife Radhika and captioned it, 'Just married...5 years ago #HappyAnniversary @radhika_dhopavkar'

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane shared this photo with his wife Radhika and captioned it, "Spent some quality time at home. now back to basics"

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane captioned this post with wife, "Visited the Great Nelson Mandela’s home in Soweto. Will carry a piece of history for the rest of my life. What an inspirational journey

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane and wife Radhika during a holiday. Rahane said, "Our first African safari and how incredible it was!! Cheetah PC @coach_rsridhar"

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane and his wife Radhika celebrate New Year 2018 together on a date and send wishes to fans, "Wish you all a very happy new year. Have a cheerful year ahead. #2018"

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane and his wife Radhika Dhopavkar celebrating Diwali together. Rahane and Radhika were married in 2014

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane could be counted as one of the best Test batsmen in Indian side alongside captain Virat Kohli. 

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane shared this romantic post for his wedding anniversary and captioned it, "Celebrating the best day of our life .. happy anniversary @radhika_dhopavkar #3years"

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane shared this cute photo with his granny, "Grandma’s love feels like nobody else’s"

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane during the festival of Ganesh Utsav and captioned it, "Ganesh Chaturthi Chya sarvanna subhecha. " GANPATI BAPPA MORYA "

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane professing his love for his wife, "A week well spent with my baiko .. always feels so good to be home even if it's only for a few days .. now off to Sri Lanka"

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    Ajinkya Rahane and wife during their holiday in England, "Such a lovely day in London with my Drama Queen #NeverFailsToMakeMeLaugh"

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane with his wife during one of their vacations again, "Seeing a #sunset is so peaceful #beautifulnature @radhika_dhopavkar"

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    In ODIs, Ajinkya Rahane has played in various positions (opening, middle order), but has been unable to perfect a spot. So far Rahane has played 90 ODI matches and he averages only 35.26 in ODI cricket and his strike rate is only 78.63.

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    In the IPL 2018, Ajinkya Rahane was appointed as the captain of the Rajasthan franchise. Rahane replaced Australian Steve Smith, who was suspended because of his role in the ball-tampering saga

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane and wife Radhika spend a lot of time together when the cricketer is not on the field.

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane shared this post with wife Radhika just before their holiday, "And I'm off to Thailand with my entertainment package"

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane and his wife Radhika during Valentine's Day. He captioned this photo, "I'm so lucky to have you in my life. #happyvalentinesday"

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane posted this picture and captioned, "Nothing can beat the awesome CHAI made by my Baiko. Feels great to be back home"

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane posted a goofy picture with wife Radhika on the way to a restaurant for lunch.

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane shared this photo of his wedding photo with wife Radhika on their first anniversary and captioned it, "Its been a year already!!! Time really flies. #firstweddinganniversary"

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  • Ajinkya Rahane, Radhika Dhopavkar

    Ajinkya Rahane shared this picture and wrote, "Privileged to be nominated by the PM Modi ji for 'Swachhata Hi Seva' Movement. I humbly request everyone to this movement by keeping our cities and country clean #SwachhBharat"

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About The Gallery

Ajinkya Rahane entered a new phase in his life - that of a father. Rahane's wife Radhika Dhopavkar gave birth to a baby girl recently and the Indian vice-captain took to Instagram to announce it. Today we take a look at the cricketer's lovely married life with his wife Radhika. (Pictures Courtesy/ Ajinkya Rahane Instagram)

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