Ravi Shastri Biography: Age,Height,Wife,Carrer,Wiki

Ravi Shastri Biography
Ravi Shastri Biography

Hello my dear friends, how are you guys today through this post we are going to talk about the celebrity whom you know very well, yes the personality we are talking about today is one of the famous personalities of the Indian cricket world, his name is Ravi Shastri, who does not need any introduction not only in India but in the whole world today

Today we are all going to know about his life, achievements, awards, and life through this post, so let’s not take much of your time and try to know about him directly through this biography-

(Personal Information)

Real NameRavi Shastri
Nick NameRavi
Date of Birth27 May 1962
Age 59 year
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Home TownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Current CityMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolDon Bosco High School, Matunga, Mumbai, India
CollegeRamniranjan Anandilal Podar College of Commerce and Economic, Matunga, Mumbai, India
Educational QualificationCommerce of college level
Active Years1977- Present
AwardsUpdate soon
FamilyMother: Laxmi Shastri
Father: Ravi Shankar Jayadritha Shastri
WifeRitu Singh
Favorite foodkakori kabab and nawabi fish tikka
AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HobbiesMusic and Golf

(Physical Information)

Height6 Feet 3 Inch
Weight92 Kg
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Physical fitnessFit

(Marital Status and Net Worth Information)

Marital StatusMarried
Salary (approx) 9-10 Crores Yearly
Net WorthRs. 57.24 Crores

(Social Media Information)

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Early Life

Indian famous cricketer Ravi Shastri was born on 27 May 1962 in Mumbai, his father’s name was Ravi Shankar Jayadritha Shastri, who was a doctor by profession. Ravi Shastri’s mother’s name was Lakshmi Shastri. His early education took place in Mumbai itself, special attention was given to the education of children in his family from the very beginning.

But even after all these things, Ravi Shastri Ji’s mind used to be more in sports and games, etc. than in studies, the result of which is in front of everyone today. Ravi Shastri’s wife’s name is Ritu Singh, a classical dancer by profession, they were married in the year 1990. They have a daughter named Aleka Shastri. Who was born in the year 2008

Ravi Shastri Carrer

  • Ravi started playing cricket from the time of school and won the Giles Shield Trophy to the school.
  • In 1977, under his leadership, his team won the Giles Shield Trophy for the first time in history. At that time he was coached by his coach BD Desai.
  • After matriculation, he joined RA Podar College and in the second year of college, he was included in the Maharashtra team to play Ranji Trophy. When Shastri was selected to play Ranji Trophy, he was only 17 years old.
  • After this he was included in the Under-19 team, in the year 1981, when the England team visited India, he was included in the Indian team.
  • Ravi Shastri was also included in the team when India won the 1983 World Cup and in which he played a very important innings.
  • He successfully led India in the 1985 World Series in Australia.
  • His last match was played in 1992 when the Indian team went to South Africa. Later he retired from cricket and after retiring he started working as a commentator.
  • Apart from commentary, he also worked for some time as the coach of the Indian team and was also the director of the Indian team for two years.

Journey from school to become a Cricketer

When Ravi Shastri ji was in class 9, the school team was formed at the same time, as the coach of which Desai Kar was chosen, Ravi Shastri ji received a lot of contribution from Desai sir in learning cricket, due to which he became the member of the Indian cricket team. be able to be a part.

His school team also won the ‘Championship’ which was the first trophy won by the school which made him very excited. It was only after winning this trophy that he decided that he now has to become a good cricketer and play cricket for the country. This decision of his proved to be correct later and he could succeed in becoming a part of the Indian team. 

Ravi Shastri was selected for Ranji from Bombay in the last year of Ray Poddar College, when he was 17 years old, then he was the youngest cricketer of Mumbai.

Ravi Shastri’s shot

As a batsman, Ravi Shastri was defensive with his famous chapati shot, but he used to increase his strike rate as needed. Ravi Shastri used to benefit greatly from his stature.

Due to his good height of 6 feet 3 inches, where he could play only a few shots against fast bowlers, he used to shoot very fast against spin bowling. Shastri used to come as an opener batsman or come in the middle order.

The special moment of his career was when he was elected the Champion of Champions. He was awarded this title for the 1985 World Championship of Cricket in Australia. During this, he equaled West Indies’ Gary Sobers’ record of hitting 6 sixes in 1 over. Ravi Shastri was famous for his many shots.

When did he become the coach of the Indian team

Before Ravi Shastri, the coach of the Indian cricket team was Anil Kumble, who immediately resigned from the post of coach, after which Ravi Shastri took the position as the coach of the Indian team on 15 July 2017.

Ravi Shastri Retirement – 1993

Ravi Shastri, a brilliant player of the Indian cricket team, had a knee injury at the age of just 31, Ravi Shastri retired in the year 1993 and started a new life as a commentator on TV.

Ravi Shastri married Ritu Singh in the late 1990s. In 2003, he became a partner in a celebrity management company Shodif Worldwide. In 2008, at the age of 46, Ravi Shastri became the father of a girl, Ravi Shastri kept his daughter’s name as Aleka Shastri. In the year 2014, he became the director of the Indian cricket team and remained in the position for 8 months.

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Interesting fact

When Ravi Shastri turned 120 years old due to a glitch in Google

The Indian cricket team under the guidance of head coach Ravi Shastri once again captured the Border Gavaskar Trophy, achieving a significant milestone on the Australian tour. This victory of the team was also special because this victory was achieved without Virat Kohli. After this feat of the team, a video of the dressing room was shared, in which coach Ravi Shastri was giving a motivational speech in front of the entire team.

This video had become quite viral. Team India is currently playing a home test series against England. After the end of the first day’s play of the Chennai Test, such an incident happened related to coach Shastri, which surprised everyone.

Let us tell you that on the evening of February 5, whoever wanted to know the age of coach Ravi Shastri on Google, got 120 years of his age in the result. Are you surprised too? It is believed that all this mess happened because of the change in the year of his birth in Wikipedia. When you take a look at his Wikipedia, you will find that his age is showing only 120 years there.

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