R Ashwin shows his loving side with wife Prithi and daughters

Updated: 17 September, 2020 10:07 IST | Shawn.Dsouza
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    Ravichandran Ashwin is an Indian cricketer who bowls off-spin. He is also a lower-order batsman who has played crucial knocks for the Indian team in Tests and ODIs.

    In pic: R Ashwin posted this cute picture of the joy he and his wife shared on his daughter's admission to school, he expressed, "Aaannddd we got our school admission, we all will be Aluminis of the same school now. Hopefully will also join the club. @prithinarayanan"

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    Ravichandran Ashwin holds the record of being the fastest Indian Test bowler to reach the 50, 100, 150, 200, 250 and 300-wicket mark.

    In pic: R Ashwin's wife Prithi Narayanan shared this picture, quoted, "Dreaming of a holiday already. Hmmm maybe one without the babies. Or a solo trip. Best. Don’t remember the last time I travelled solo. Have you? Where?"

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    In 2016, Ravichandran Ashwin won the ICC Cricketer of the Year award.

    In pic: R Ashwin shared this picture after being selected to play for King's XI Punjab in the IPL auctions, he wrote, "Hello Punjab.. all the way from Joburg. #playpunjabi @prithinarayanan @kxipofficial @realpz @virendersehwag"

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    Ravichandran Ashwin was born in a Tamil family. Ashwin went to school at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan and St. Bede's. R Ashwin then went on to attend the SSN College of Engineering and graduated with a BTech in Information Technology. Ashwin's father, Ravichandran, was also a cricketer at club level in Tamil Nadu who played as a fast bowler.

    In pic: Ravichandran Ashwin and his wife Prithi Narayanan in the UK

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    On November 13, 2011, Ravichandran Ashwin married his childhood sweetheart Prithi Narayanan. Then on July 11, 2015, the couple became parents to a baby girl named Akhira. The couple was again blessed with a baby girl Aadhya, who was born in December 2016.

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    Ravichandran Ashwin started off his IPL career in 2009 when he signed for Chennai Super Kings. He played seven very successful seasons in the team before joining Rising Pune Supergiant in 2016.

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    Ravichandran Ashwin joined Kings XI Punjab during the IPL 2018 auctions and bagged Rs. 7.6 crores. He was subsequently also announced as the captain of the team.

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    During a trade with Kings XI Punjab, R Ashwin was bagged by Delhi Capitals at the IPL Player auction ahead of the IPL 2020 season.

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    R Ashwin has played a total of 139 matches in IPL so far and has taken 125 wickets at an average of 26.48 with an economy rate of 6.79. Ashwin's best figures are 4/34, which came in 2016.

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    R Ashwin also scored a total of 375 runs in his IPL career at a strike rate of 110.61. His top score in IPL is 45.

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    In Ravichandran Ashwin's early years, he was the opening batsman for India Under 17 team before being replaced by Rohit Sharma due to lack of form.

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    Ravichandran Ashwin actually started off playing cricket as a fast bowler, but later on his coach shifted him to spin bowling.

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    Ashwin became the first cricketer to score a century and take five wickets in the same Test on two separate occasions. He achieved the feat with both matches being played against West Indies.

    In pic: R Ashwin shared this picture with his family on a trip to South Africa

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    Ravichandran Ashwin is a recipient of the Arjuna award which he won in 2014.

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    Prithi Narayanan shared this picture, captioned, "Akhira sat still only after I told her we could take that elephant home. And my Aadhu can never ever be impressed #southafrica #suncity #visitsouthafrica #lostpalace #southafricatourism #aadhya #akhira #mybheem #khaleesinotkanmani #prithixaxaa #prithixtravels"

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    R Ashwin shared this picture with his wife Prithi and friends, from a dinner night-out at RPS owner Sanjiv Goenka's house. He wrote "Team dinner tonight hosted by the Goenka family"

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    R Ashwin's wife Prithi Narayanan shared this beautiful collage, of her best moments from 2017. She wrote, "My #2017bestnine from Instagram. @rashwin99 and Punjabi food are the winners here"

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    R Ashwin shared this picture, while bidding goodbye to his mother and father ahead of a long overseas tour. He wrote, "Leaving home is hard every single time!!"

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    R Ashwin enjoys the simple life in the farm lands of Tamil Nadu during his off-season. He shared this picture with his mother, father and daughter during a family's day out

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    R Ashwin, shared this adorable picture of his wife Prithi Narayanan and his daughter. He quoted, "We play and run around all evening, to make amma happy about tiring ourselves #kidfunda #worcester #traveldiaries"

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    R Ashwin loves the joint family life, here he is pictured with his parents, wife and kids. He wrote, "One that lives with his whole family is always the richest in the world. Happy wedding day Appa and Amma. Thank you @prithinarayanan for arranging the dinner last evening. #happiness #myworld"

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    R Ashwin and wife Prithi Narayanan spotted enjoying the Christmas festivities with a few friends. He wrote, "Christmas party with @raaravind86 and @sanchcs, the Engineering soup boys. The wife's add on @prithinarayanan @vijy_04 @priyarkrishna to relive our old stories"

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    R Ashwin shared this cute picture from his daughter Adhya Ashwin's birthday. He wrote, "Happy birthday darling!"

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About The Gallery

Indian star spinner and Delhi Capitals player Ravichandran Ashwin celebrates his birthday today. Ashwin will be looking to bring on his A Game at the upcoming IPL 2020 edition. On his birthday, we take a look at the cricketer's life with his wife Prithi Narayanan and their two children and the fun times they share as a family. (Pictures/ Ravichandran Ashwin Instagram)

First Published: 22 August, 2019 12:02 IST