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Rachin Ravindra Biography, Age, Family, Girlfriend, Career, Facts, etc…

Rachin Ravindra is an Indian-origin New Zealand cricketer who made his debut for the New Zealand national cricket team in September 2021 against Bangladesh in the five-match T20I series. Check out his personal information, career, stats, and unknown facts given below.

Rachin Ravindra: Personal Information

Full NameRachin Ravindra
NicknameRachin
Age22 (As of now)
Date of Birth18th November 1999
Birth PlaceWellington, New Zealand
Height5’9″ or 180 cm
FatherRavi Krishnamurthy
MotherDeepa Krishnamurthy
SiblingsAisiri Krishnamurthy (Sister)
GirlfriendPremila Morar
ZodiacScorpio
ReligionHinduism
NationalityNew Zealand
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Rachin Ravindra with his Parents and Sister. Photo’s Source: Web

Rachin Ravindra Early Life

Rachin Ravindra was born on November 18, 1999, in Wellington, the capital of New Zealand in an Indian Family. His father Ravi Krishnamurthy is a software system architect and his mother Deepa Krishnamurthy is a housewife. His family shifted from Banglore, India to New Zealand in the 1990s.

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He started playing cricket at the early age of just 5 and got attracted to the sport. His father Ravi helped him learn the sport and helped him play with plastic balls. His father was his first coach and wanted him to become a cricketer. Ravi Krishnamurthy was also a good friend of the former Indian cricketer Javagal Srinath, he played cricket with him when he was in Bangalore and Rachin calls him ‘Sri uncle’.

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His father also founded Hutt Hawks Club in the year 2011 in Lower Hut, Wellington, which is a cricket club for young aspirants. It also allowed Rachin Ravindra to go to India every summer and play for The Rural Development Trust Stadium (RDT) or Anantapur Cricket Ground in Andhra Pradesh since he was 13 years old. He completed his high school study at Hutt International Boys School, Wellington, and is currently studying at Wellington College.

Rachin Ravindra Life Style and Favorites

Favorite SportsCricket & Golf
Favorite CricketersKane Williamson, Sachin Tendulkar, and Rahul Dravid
Favorite ActorJono Kenyon
Favorite ActressKimberley Crossman
Favorite MoviesRedemption & Count of Monte Cristo
Food HabitNon-Veg
Favorite FoodsPizza, Meringue Pie, and French Toast
Favorite ColorBlack
Favorite MusicRock & Hip Hop
HobbiesTraveling & Playing Golf

Rachin Ravindra Career & Stats

Batting StyleLeft-hand Bat
Bowling StyleSlow Left-arm Orthodox
Playing RoleBatting Allrounder
TeamsWellington & New Zealand
Batting PositionMiddle Order

The left-hand batter started his cricketing journey playing for the Wellington cricket team. He was a top-order batsman for his team and represented the team in Under 17 and Under 19, he also played Under 19 for New Zealand.

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List A Debut: He made his List A debut for New Zealand ‘A’ in October 21, 2018, against Pakistan ‘A’ at Tolerance Oval cricket ground in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. However, Rachin failed to perform in the match and just scored 11 runs off 8 deliveries and also spent 35 runs without taking a wicket in his 6 overs. After batting first, NZ scored just 222 runs and lost the match. Though, that was a thrilling match, as Pakistan won the match by just 1 wicket with 3 balls remaining.

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He made his maiden List A century for Wellington on November 25, 2019. He smashed 130 runs in 119 balls against Auckland including 18 fours and a six and helped his team post a 344-run total on the board. Wellington won the match by 7 runs.

First Class Debut: Later in the same month on 30th October 2018, Rachin made his First Class debut for New Zealand ‘A’ against Pakistan ‘A’. The match was played at ICCA Dubai and after winning the toss Pakistan elected to bat first and declared the innings after scoring 346 runs for the loss of 9 wickets. Meanwhile, NZ declared their first innings after scoring 278/9. PAK scored 241/3d in the second innings, meanwhile, the match resulted in a draw after New Zealand’s 164/3 in the second innings. Rachin Ravindra scored 70(119) & 27(55) in the first and second innings respectively while he was unable to pick any wicket in his 14 and 9 overs in the 1st and 2nd innings after spending 51 & 41 runs respectively.

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He smashed his maiden FC century (101) playing for Wellington on March 11 2020 in round six of the 2019–20 Plunket Shield.

T20 Debut: After 3 months, he made his T20 debut on January 27, 2019, for Wellington against Otago at Dunedin. Wellington 221/3 in 20 overs and won the match by 11 runs after restricting Otago to 210/8. However, Rachin didn’t get the opportunity to bat but he was the most successful bowler for Wellington and picked 3 important wickets in his 4-over quota.

International Debut

T20I: On September 1, 2021, Rachin made his T20 international debut against Bangladesh. Unfortunately, he registered a golden duck after coming to open for New Zealand. Bangladesh won the match by 7 wickets after bundled NZ out on just 60 runs. Rachin picked the wicket of Shakib Al Hasan as his maiden T20I wicket and finished on 21/1 in 4 overs.

Test: He later made his Test debut against India at Kanpur in the first test of the series on November 25, 2021. The match was one of the most thrilling test matches ever as Rachin Ravindra and Ajaz Patel’s important 10th wicket partnership helped NZ draw the test match from an almost impossible situation. They both batted for almost 10 overs on a turning pitch on the last day of the match.

BATTING
Format MatInnRunsHSAvgSR100s50s4s6sCt
Test367318*14.6029.67001202
T20I6654209.0098.1800613
First Class3661214921740.5450.964122641521
List A141439613030.4694.06114645
T20322636640*14.64121.1900331213
BOWLING
Format MatInnRunsWktBBIBBMAvgEco4w5w10w
Test3518833/563/7662.663.08000
T20I658363/223/2213.834.36000
First Class36471908346/896/12456.113.51010
List A141454792/432/4360.774.97000
T203231742283/223/2226.507.20000

Rachin Ravindra Girlfriend: Premila Morar

Rachin Ravindra is dating an Indian-origin girl Premila Morar who lives in Auckland, New Zealand. Premila Morar is a 21 years old fashion designer. This is the fourth year of her Design and Fashion course. She also has an Instagram page (@morarfashions) where she updates her fans with her work. This year on the fourth of February, one of her works was featured on the cover of Vogue India.

The couple has been dating each other for the past couple and a half years. They started dating nearly in October 2020 and posted a photo of them together on their social media for completing the first year of their relationship.

Premila Morar was born on the 22nd of November in 2000 and the couple together celebrated her 21st birthday on November 22, 2021. They spent some time together and enjoyed it a lot.

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Photos Credit: Instagram/premilamorar

More pictures of Rachin Ravindra and Premila Morar together

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Lesser known facts about Rachin Ravindra

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  1. Rachin Ravindra’s father named his son by mixing the names of two of the greatest Indian batters. ‘Ra’ in Rachin was taken from the starting letter of Rahul Dravid and ‘chin’ was taken from Sachin Tendulkar’s name.
  2. Rachin Ravindra was the youngest cricketer in the New Zealand cricket team during the 2016 Under 19 ICC Cricket World Cup played in Bangladesh.
  3. And for that, he won the Youngest Cricketer of the Year Award by the New Zealand cricket board which was presented by the great Richard Hadlee.
  4. He was also the part of 2018 Under 19 ICC Cricket World Cup and also played against India in an unofficial India’s A tour of New Zealand in the presence of Shubman Gill in 2019-2020.
  5. Rachin Ravindra doesn’t drink or smoke and is a good swimmer. He loves running and keeps himself fit.
  6. He has approximately 1 Million US Dollars of net worth.

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