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Rachin Ravindra is a New Zealand international cricketer. In September 2021, Rachin made his international debut for the New Zealand cricket team. He was a part of the New Zealand cricket team that played the final of the 2019–21 ICC World Test Championship. On March 25, 2023, Rachin Ravindra made his ODI debut for New Zealand in a game against Sri Lanka. He has also represented the Wellington Under 17, Wellington Under 19, and Wellington Firebirds teams at the domestic level. In 2023, Rachin was the third most searched person on Google in India. In November 2023, he created history by becoming the youngest cricketer (aged 23 years and 351 days) to score at least 500 runs in his maiden ODI World Cup. Ravindra was signed by the Chennai Super Kings in the player auction for the 2024 Indian Premier League.

Birth Name

Rachin Ravindra

Nickname

Rachin

Profession

Cricketer

Batting

Left-handed

Bowling

Slow left-arm orthodox

Role

All-rounder

Jersey Number

8 – ODI, T20I

Nationality

New Zealand

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Rachin Ravindra was born on the 18th of November 1999, in Wellington, New Zealand.

Age

He’s currently 24 years old.

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Ethnicity

Asian

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He has Indian ancestry.

Religion

Hinduism

Education

His educational qualifications are unknown.

Family Details

  • Father – Ravi Krishnamurthy (Software Architect, Played club-level cricket in his hometown Bangalore, India)

  • Mother – Deepa Krishnamurthy
  • Siblings – Aisiri (Sister)

Marital Status

Single

Girlfriend / Spouse

Rachin Ravindra has dated –

  • Premila Morar – Rachin has been romantically involved with Premila Morar.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 74 kg
  • In Pounds – 163 lbs

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a size 11 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Rachin became known as a New Zealand international cricketer in September 2021, who made his international debut for the New Zealand cricket team. On 9 November 2023, during a group stage match against Sri Lanka, he broke Jonny Bairstow’s record for having scored the most number of runs by a player in his debut World Cup with 550 runs. He also surpassed Tendulkar’s record for having scored the most runs in a single edition of the World Cup before turning 25 with a tally of 550 runs in 9 matches.

Rachin Ravindra Net worth

Rachin Ravindra has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rachin Ravindra

  • Rachin’s family has its roots in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. His parents shifted from India to Wellington in the early 1990s. While his father was in India, he used to play club-level cricket in his hometown Bangalore.
  • He grew up watching his father play cricket and developed an interest in the sport.  As a child, he also loved watching cricket on television.
  • Ravindra is a New Zealander cricketer. He plays as a batting all-rounder for the New Zealand national cricket team. He rose to fame after scoring his maiden ODI century in the opening match of the 2023 Cricket World Cup at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  • Rachin began his cricket journey after being influenced by Sachin Tendulkar since childhood. Ravindra began playing cricket in Wellington at the age of five, and traveled to Bangalore every year to play club cricket.
  • Ravindra was a part of New Zealand’s squads for the 2016 and the 2018 under-19 World Cups. Ravindra made his List A debut for New Zealand A against Pakistan A.
  • In April 2021, he made it to New Zealand’s Test squad for their series against England as well as for the final of the 2019–21 ICC World Test Championship.
  • In 2021, Ravindra was named in New Zealand’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their tour of Bangladesh and in the One Day International (ODI) squad for their tour of Pakistan. On September 1, 2021, he made his T20I debut in a match against Bangladesh.
  • In November 2023, Rachin created history by becoming the youngest cricketer (aged 23 years and 351 days) to score at least 500 runs in his maiden ODI World Cup. During the IPL 2024 auction, Rachin was bought by Chennai Super Kings for INR 1.8 crore.
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