Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja

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Date of Birth Role
06 December 1988
All-Rounder
Batting Style Bowling Style
Left Hand
Left-Arm Off Spin

About

Ravindra Jadeja, once doubted and dismissed, has emerged as one of the elite spin bowlers in Indian cricket. Known for his relentless accuracy and impressive fielding skills, Jadeja has made a name for himself with remarkable performances across formats.Jadeja holds several impressive records, including being the fastest left-arm bowler to reach 200 Test wickets. He also topped the ICC ODI bowling rankings in 2013, becoming the first Indian to achieve this feat since Anil Kumble in 1993. In the IPL, Jadeja drew significant attention with a remarkable bid of US$2 million in 2012.Throughout his career, Jadeja consistently challenged his senior spin-bowling partner, R Ashwin, often competing for the sole spinner's spot when conditions favored it. With his exceptional fielding skills and unmatched speed on the field, Jadeja proved to be a captain's dream. He also developed into an important lower-order batsman, delivering some of his best batting performances against top teams such as England and Australia.Jadeja's bowling prowess is characterized by his remarkable fitness and strength, enabling him to consistently trouble batsmen with long spells. His standout performances include a five-wicket haul against Australia in Delhi in 2013 and an impressive 7 for 48 against England in Chennai during the 2016-17 season.Throughout his career, Jadeja has faced challenges, including a shoulder injury and being dropped from the squad. However, he persevered and made strong comebacks. His journey is a testament to his resilience and determination, which were shaped by the hardships he faced during his childhood in Jamnagar and the hurdles he encountered early in his career.Jadeja's association with the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL has been significant, where he has taken over 100 wickets across nine seasons. He even briefly captained the team in 2022.Ravindra Jadeja's contribution to Indian cricket extends beyond his skills on the field. He has become an inspiration for aspiring cricketers with his relentless work ethic and ability to overcome challenges. Jadeja's impact as a spin bowler, dynamic fielder, and valuable lower-order batsman has solidified his place as one of India's most valuable assets in the sport.

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