Ravi Shastri:Career,Age, Height,Weight, Biography and Education


Here in this article, you are going to know much more detail about the Ravi Shastri which was never shown or revealed by others. Some Unknown Facts about Ravi  Shastri is written here in the article with complete Bio Data.

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Real Name RaviShankar Jayadritha Shastri
Nick Name Ravi
Profession Former Indian Cricketer


Physical Stats & More

Height 191 cm ( Centimeters)

1.91m ( Meters)

6’3” ( in Feet and Inches)

Weight 92 Kg

203 lbs ( Pounds)

Body/ Figure Measurements Chest-44 inches

Waist-36 inches

Biceps-16 inches

Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black


Personal Life

Date Of Birth 27 May 1962
Age 55 Years
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Nationality Indian
Home Town Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Bombay, Maharashtra
College Not Known
Educational Qualification Commerce Graduate
Debut N/A
Family Father- M. Jayadratha Shastri

Mother-Lakshmi Shastri

Sister- N/A

Religion Hindu
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 Things

Favourite  Food Nawabi Fish Tikka and Kakori Kebab
Favourite Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Shane Warne


Girls, Affairs and More

Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends catchers-2_040213120552.jpg (150×183)Amrita Singh
Wife Ritu Singhravi-shastri-sl-2-2-2012.jpg (380×270)


Money Factor

Salary Not Known
Net worth $12 Million

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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.



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