Ravichandran Ashwin – Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) IPL 2018 Player

Ravichandran Ashwin is an Indian cricketer who will play for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Vivo IPL 2018. Please find below Profile, Bio of Ravichandran Ashwin.

Ravichandran Ashwin - Kings XI Punjab - IPL 2018 Player

Players Name : Ravichandran Ashwin
Nickname : N/A
Role : Bowling All-rounder
Bats : Right-handed
Bowls : Right-arm off-spin
Nationality : Indian
IPL Team : Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
Jersey Number : N/A

Ravichandran Ashwin Profile :

Born on 17th September 1986, Ravichandran Ashwin (commonly known as R Ashwin) is an an Indian international cricketer who plays for Indian national team in test matches and ODI’s. He plays for Tamil Nadu in the domestic cricket and also plays in the Indian Premier League.

This 26 year-old tall right-arm offbreak bowler holds therecord of being the fastest Indian bowler to take 50 wickets in Test cricket.

His bowling has a lot of variation and he is the only bowler of recent times apart from Ajantha Mendis of Sri Lanka to bowl the carrom ball.

Ravichandran Ashwin has been playing the Indian Premier League since 2009 and has played all the seasons of IPL with the Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

He has taken 90 wickets in 97 IPL outings at an average of 24.23. Presently, he holds the record for the most economical bowler in Indian Premier League history, with an economy rate of 6.53

However with the bat he has not performed upto his potential scoring just 190 runs at an average of 9.50.

His exploits for CSK over the years meant he was retained by the franchise ahead of the players auction for 2015 season.

After IPL 2015, Chennai Super Kings got banned for a period of two years due to being involved in IPL spot fixing.

In players auction for Vivo IPL 2016, Ravichandran Ashwin was bought by Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) for 7.5 Crore.

In IPL 2016 he played in 14 matches taking 10 wickets at an average of 31.90.

He was retained by the team for IPL 2017. However he missed the tournament due to injury.

In players auction for IPL 2018 he was bought by Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) for Rs. 7.6 Crores.

Lets hope that he plays well for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Vivo IPL 2018.