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Ravi Shastri was born in a family where education was given utmost importance because his dad was a physician. He began playing cricket in his college and even captained his college team in the Giles Shield trophy. He was then coached by the famous trainer BD Desai.
|Other Name:||Ravishankar Jayadritha Shastri Other Professions: Cricket Commentator|
|Other Professions:||Cricket Commentator|
Ravi Shastri Biography, Relationship & Career
Following matriculation, he registered in the RA Podar College, and through his second year of junior school, he got a surprise, when he got chosen to play in the Ranji Trophy for Maharashtra. He was only 17 years old then.
He was subsequently selected from the India U-19 team. He finally got a nationwide call-up at age 19 when England toured India in 1981. Since then until his retirement, his location has been fixed on the side. He was also part of the Earth Cup-winning team in 1983 and successfully led India in the World Series in Australia in 1985. Though during his career, he was criticized for his approach to the game and was labeled a selfish cricketer and that his place in the group is just due to Sunil Gavaskar.
He was at his best against Australia against whom he averages 77.75 and his Evaluation’s highest score of 206 also came from the same opposition. He played his last international game for India when India toured South Africa in 1992. He was only 30 years old then.
Since retirement, he’s turned commentator and has ruled the comment box. Besides commentating, he has also served as the coach of the India team for a short period and has also been the team’s manager for 2 decades.
He’s married to Ritu Singh since 1990 and the couple has a daughter called Alekha.
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Personal Info of Ravi Shastri
|Home Town||Bombay , Maharashtra, India|
|Address||Bombay , Maharashtra, India|
|School||Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Mumbai, India|
|College||Ramniranjan Anandilal Podar College of Commerce and Economics. Matunga, Mumbai, India|
|Qualification||Studied Commerce at College Level|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Reading, Playing Games|
|Net worth||INR 8 Crore|
Favourite things of Ravi Shastri
|Favorite food||Kakori Kebab, Nawabi Fish Tikka|