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Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja

Age 35IndiaINDIA
Left Handed All Rounder
In the cauldron of Indian cricket, where expectations simmer and emotions boil over, the label 'the next big thing' often weighs heavily on young players. Ravindra Jadeja, a supremely talented allrounder, bore the brunt of such a label, only to see his true potential blossom years later. However, glimpses of his brilliance were undeniable from the outset.

His debut in first-class cricket wasn't a mere curtain raiser, but a statement – a defiant 53-run knock for the West Zone hinted at the talent simmering beneath the surface. This promising debut was followed by selections in the 2006 and 2008 Under-19 World Cup squads, where he played a crucial role in India's 2008 victory with a critical bowling performance.

A defining turning point arrived in the Indian Premier League, where Shane Warne, the legendary spinner, recognised Jadeja's potential and christened him 'Rockstar'. Under Warne's tutelage, Jadeja honed his skills, and his all-round performance in the 2008-09 season finally earned him an ODI debut against Sri Lanka. While India lost the match, Jadeja's talent shone through with an unbeaten 60, leaving a lasting impression on the cricketing world.

The year 2012 marked a pivotal moment in Jadeja's career. He became the IPL's costliest signing, a testament to his burgeoning reputation. His all-round prowess reached new heights when he became the first Indian to score three triple centuries in first-class cricket, etching his name in the record books. Despite India trailing in the Test series against England, Jadeja's undeniable talent couldn't be ignored. In 2012, he finally received his Test cap, a long-awaited validation of his abilities.

The following year, Jadeja truly announced himself on the international stage. He played a starring role in India's historic 4-0 Test series victory over Australia, dismantling their batting line-up with his accurate left-arm spin. This phenomenal performance propelled him to the top of the ICC ODI bowling rankings, surpassing established names like Saeed Ajmal and Sunil Narine. His dedication and unwavering self-belief earned him the nickname 'Sir,' a fitting tribute to his exceptional skills and the respect he commanded on the field.

Jadeja's journey wasn't without its detours. He temporarily joined the Gujarat Lions franchise during the Chennai Super Kings' suspension, showcasing his adaptability and resilience. Upon his return to Chennai in 2018, he became one of their core players. The 2019 World Cup saw him showcase his batting prowess, despite India's semifinal defeat, where he was their highest scorer.

In 2022, he was entrusted with the captaincy of the Chennai Super Kings, a testament to his leadership qualities. While he later relinquished the captaincy to focus on his individual performance. Jadeja has been part of India's T20 World Cup squad since the 2014 edition, except in 2022, which he had to miss because of a knee injury. His performance in the T20 World Cup over the years has been prolific, in all the three departments.

Jadeja is not just another allrounder. He is a complete package – a stylish left-handed batsman, an accurate left-arm spinner with exceptional control, and one of the finest fielders in the world. His flamboyant celebration, the sword-like swing of his bat, is a perfect embodiment of the fighting spirit and passion that defines him as a cricketer. From a promising young talent to a seasoned champion, Jadeja's journey is an inspiring testament to the power of hard work, resilience, and unmatched belief in oneself.

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Ravindra Jadeja Statistics

Debut
India vs Sri Lanka on Feb 08, 2009
Last
India vs Australia on Nov 19, 2023
Debut
India vs England on Dec 13, 2012
Last
India vs England on Mar 07, 2024
Debut
India vs Sri Lanka on Feb 10, 2009
Last
India vs USA on Jun 12, 2024
Debut
Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals on Apr 19, 2008
Last
Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bengaluru on May 18, 2024

Ravindra Jadeja Batting Records

MatR50s100sAvgS/R
197275613032.4285.06
Highest Runs87
Balls Faced68
On DateSep 05, 14
AgainstEnglandENG

Ravindra Jadeja Bowling Records

MatOWAvgS/REco
197162522036.0744.314.88
Wickets Taken5
Runs33
On DateNov 05, 23
AgainstSouth AfricaSA

Ravindra Jadeja Fielding Records

CatchesStumpingsRun Outs
74022
Mat: Matches, R: Runs, W: Wickets, O: Overs, S/R: Strike Rate, Eco: Economy Rate, Avg: Average

Ravindra Jadeja Batting Records

MatR50s100sAvgS/R
72303620436.1455.83
Highest Runs175
Balls Faced228
On DateMar 04, 22
AgainstSri LankaSL

Ravindra Jadeja Bowling Records

MatOWAvgS/REco
722872.129424.1358.612.47
Wickets Taken7
Runs42
On DateFeb 17, 23
AgainstAustraliaAUS

Ravindra Jadeja Fielding Records

CatchesStumpingsRun Outs
4208
Mat: Matches, R: Runs, W: Wickets, O: Overs, S/R: Strike Rate, Eco: Economy Rate, Avg: Average

Ravindra Jadeja Batting Records

MatR50s100sAvgS/R
694800021.81125.00
Highest Runs46
Balls Faced29
On DateJul 09, 22
AgainstEnglandENG

Ravindra Jadeja Bowling Records

MatOWAvgS/REco
692155328.7324.337.08
Wickets Taken3
Runs15
On DateNov 05, 21
AgainstScotlandSCO

Ravindra Jadeja Fielding Records

CatchesStumpingsRun Outs
25010
Mat: Matches, R: Runs, W: Wickets, O: Overs, S/R: Strike Rate, Eco: Economy Rate, Avg: Average

Ravindra Jadeja Batting Records

MatR50s100sAvgS/R
24029593027.39129.78
Highest Runs62
Balls Faced28
On DateApr 25, 21
AgainstRoyal Challengers BengaluruRCB

Ravindra Jadeja Bowling Records

MatOWAvgS/REco
240638.116030.4023.937.62
Wickets Taken5
Runs16
On DateApr 07, 12
AgainstDeccan ChargersDCH

Ravindra Jadeja Fielding Records

CatchesStumpingsRun Outs
103024
Mat: Matches, R: Runs, W: Wickets, O: Overs, S/R: Strike Rate, Eco: Economy Rate, Avg: Average
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