Ajinkya Rahane

by John Von 23 Jul,2018
Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Madhukar Rahane or famously known as Ajinkya Rahane is an Indian professional cricket player who plays right-handed batsmen for  India n Cricket team and is the vice-captain of the national Indian team.

 

He is also the captain of IPL teams, Rajasthan Royals and also led the Test side in 2016/17. Besides playing for Rajasthan Royals, he also has played for another IPL teams, Mumbai Indians.

Ajinkya Rahane’s Early Career

Ajinkya  Rahane is of Indian nationality. He was born on 6 June 1988 on Ashwin KD, Maharashtra, India. He was born to mother, Sujata Rahane, and father, Madhukar Baburao and has a younger brother and sister in his family.

Rahane took his cricket lessons from former Indian Test player Pravin Amre and did schooling from SV Joshi High School, Dombivli.

Ajinkya Rahane’s Net worth and Salary

Playing for Cash tried IPL and for India across all three formats which are Test, One day international and  Twenty 20, he has amassed a fine sum of money through his professional cricketing career.

It was reported that he purchased a luxurious home in Ahmednagar, Maharastra which estimated to cost around Indian Rupees 3.8 crores.

He also owns cars such as Audi, BMW, and Volvo and according to several sources, he has an estimated net worth in the region of $ 6 million.

Ajinkya Rahane’s International Career

After playing for India U 19 team at the New Zealand tours in 2007, he made his Test debut against Australia on 22 March 2013 at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Delhi.

He scored his first test century against New Zealand on 15 February 2014  and made his debut against England at Chester Le Street on 3 September 2011. Rahane made his Twenty 20 international debut for India against England on August 2011 and scored a half-century in his debut match.

Rahane is currently playing for  IPL team Rajasthan Royals and lead the team after Steve Smith was suspended after ball tampering incident in South Africa. He was considered for the Arjuna award in May 2016

Ajinkya Rahane’s  Personal Life

Currently30, Ajinkya Rahane stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 60 kg. He is also a karate black belt holder. Talking about his personal life, he is a happily married man.

Rahane is married to his wife, Radhika Dhopavkar in September 2014. The pair was in a relationship since their school days. They were married in a traditional Marathi marriage ceremony which was attended by several cricketers as well as BCCI members.

Radhika seems to support her husband during his matches for India and in the IPL games which his husband plays. They are enjoying a happy and blissful marital life with no signs of divorce and separation.

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