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|Real Name||RaviShankar Jayadritha Shastri|
|Profession||Former Indian Cricketer|
Physical Stats & More
|Height||191 cm ( Centimeters)
1.91m ( Meters)
6’3” ( in Feet and Inches)
203 lbs ( Pounds)
|Body/ Figure Measurements||Chest-44 inches
|Date Of Birth||27 May 1962|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Home Town||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Bombay, Maharashtra|
|Educational Qualification||Commerce Graduate|
|Family||Father- M. Jayadratha Shastri
|Address||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Best Friends||Kapil Dev|
|Hobbies||Playing golf and Music lover|
|Likes & Dislikes||Not Known|
|Controversies||In a Tehelka Sting Operation Ravi Shastri Said various Confidential details about M.Azharuddin.
In 2016 He lashed out at Saurav Ganguly when his application for Head Indian Coach was rejected.
|International Debut||Test-21 February 1981 vs New Zealand at Wellington
ODI-25 November 1981 vs England at Ahmedabad
|Like to Play against||Australia|
|Domestic Team||Glamorgan and Bombay|
|Favourite Shot||Chapati Shot|
|Coach/Mentor||Hemu Adhikari, BD Desai and VS Marshall Patil|
|International Retirement||ODI-17 December 1992 Vs South Africa at Durban
Test-26 December 1992 vs South Africa at Port Elizabeth
|Nature on Field||Very Aggressive|
|Career Turning Point||When he received Man of the Match Award for182 runs and 8 Wickets against Australia at World Championship of Cricket|
|Favourite Food||Nawabi Fish Tikka and Kakori Kebab|
|Favourite Cricketer||Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Shane Warne|
Girls, Affairs and More
|Net worth||$12 Million|
Some Lesser Known facts about Ravi Shastri:
*Ravi Shastri had another notable sportsperson in the family — his cousin sister Mridula Shastri, captained the Indian women team as a swimmer and water polo player.
*All the performances for his school and club did not go unnoticed as Shastri quickly made his way into the Mumbai Ranji team. He was chosen to play for the Ranji team at the age of 17. At 17, he was the youngest cricketer to play for Mumbai.
*Ravi Shastri’s figures of 9/101 in the 1981 Irani Trophy remained a tournament record for nearly 20 years.
*He also Smashed the fastest double-double ton:
As a batsman, Shastri was batted with a defensive and sensible approach but could switch to aggression in no time. In 1985, in an exhibition of his aggressive nature of batting, he recorded the second fastest double-ton in first-class cricket during the famous knock against Baroda in the Ranji Trophy in 1985. He reached his ton off 80 balls and then scored his next hundred in only 43 deliveries.
*He played 80 Test matches and scored 3,830 runs and claimed 151 wickets. He also played 150 ODIs and made 3108 runs and took 129 runs.
*Ravi Shastri was named national goodwill ambassador for UNICEF. Sachin Tendulkar is the other cricketer who has had the same honour.
*In 2008, he was the celebrity torchbearer during the Olympic Torch Relay in Oman.
- He has been recently Selected as India’s Head Coach after long Wait.
- In 2014, he became the director of Indian cricket team for a period of 18 months from India’s tour of England till the World T20 2016. He calls it as the ‘Most memorable phase of my life.’
- Ravi Shastri is more remembered and known as a wonderful TV commentator among young cricket fans. His voice has been the backdrop for many famous feats India has achieved in the past including the 2007 World T20 and the 2011 Cricket World Cup wins.