Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri Children, Biography, Career, Age, Net Worth

Ravi Shastri is a former Indian Cricketer and current Head Coach for the Indian International team. Starting his playing career as a spinner, Shastri has soon promoted up the order for his calm stature and ability to play seamers with ease. He was also part of the legendary World Cup-winning team of 1983. He was appointed India’s head coach in 2017. Read more to know more information about him

Biography

Ravi Shastri

Name – Ravi Shastri

Born – 27 May 1962 

Age – 59

Religion – Hinduism

Profession – Former Indian Cricketer

Nickname – Ravi

Height – 191 centimeters

Weight – 92 kilograms 

Eye Color – Black

Hair Color – Black

Zodiac Sign – Gemini 

Nationality – Indian 

Birth Place – Mumbai, Maharashtra

Hometown – Mumbai, Maharashtra

International Debut – Test – 21 February 1981 vs New Zealand

ODI – 25 November 1981 vs England

International Retirement – Test – 26 December 1992 vs South Africa

ODI – 17 December 1992 vs South Africa 

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Ravi Shastri Career 

He debuted for India in 1981 against New Zealand at Wellington. Within 2 years of his international stint, Shastri was moved up the order, from 10 to the opening. Shastri’s above-average height provided him an edge over the fast bowlers, and he could demolish the spinners on his day with ease. He equaled the record of Sir Gary Sobers by hitting 6 sixes in an over in domestic cricket. 

His improved batting made him a handy allrounder for the team, in contrast to his debut as a spinner. He retired with almost 7000 international runs, and more than 250 wickets. Post Retirement, Ravi Shastri was appointed as the Head Coach of the Indian team in 2017. 

Age

Ravi Shastri was born on 27th May 1962. He is currently 59 years old, as of September 2021.

Wife

Ravi Shastri got married on March 18, 1990, to Ritu Singh. The marriage was arranged by Ravi’s father. However, the marriage couldn’t last forever, and after 22 years of togetherness, the couple got divorced in 2012. 

Net Worth

Ravi Shastri’s net worth is INR 58 crores approx.

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Ravi Shastri Profession

He started his career as a left-arm spinner. But his calm stature while batting proved to be handy for the team, and soon he was promoted up the order. With an astounding height of over 6 feet, Ravi played pace with ease and also had enough power to demolish the spinners. He was more than a good spinner with more than 270 wickets in his international career. The highlight of his playing career came in 1985 when he has crowned the Champion of the Champions.

He was appointed as the Head Coach of the Indian team in 2017 by the Senior Advising Committee. During his tenure, India has tasted some major overseas victories.

Daughter 

Ravi Shastri had one daughter with his ex-wife Ritu Singh. The couple got blessed with their daughter in 2008. Their daughter’s name is Aleka Shastri. 

Height

Ravi Shastri was notched over the average height for Indian cricketers. He stood at 6 feet 3 inches or 191 centimeters. The few extra inches helped him a lot while batting against the seamers. 

Children

Ravi Shastri had one daughter with his ex-wife Ritu Singh. His daughter’s name is Aleka Shastri. 

Ravi Shastri Instagram/Twitter

Ravi Shastri’s Instagram handle is @ravishastriofficial

Twitter handle is @RaviShastriOfc

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