Ajinkya Rahane Full Biography, Records, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More


Ajinkya Rahane Biography

Born on 6 June 1988, Ajinkya Madhukar Rahane is an Indian cricketer. He plays primarily as a top-order batsman in white-ball forms and middle-order batsman in the Test format. Currently, Ajinkya Rahane is the vice-captain of the Indian cricket team in Test cricket. Rahane belongs from a lower-middle-class family and he used to train himself in a very small coaching center due to his family condition. Now he is one of the finest cricketers in India who is known worldwide.


Apart from cricket, he is also a karate black belt. Surprisingly he married his childhood girlfriend Radhika Dhopavkar and now a father of a baby girl. He’s one of the dreams is to buy a Lamborghini and Aston Martin for himself.

Ajinkya-Rahane biography
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  • Name: Ajinkya Rahane
  • Nickname: Jinks
  • Role: Batsman
  • Batting Style: Right-Handed
  • Bowling Style: Pace Bowling

Ajinkya Rahane Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
  • Weight (approx.): 61Kg
  • Eye Colour: Brown
  • Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life Of Ajinkya Rahane

  • Date of Birth: 6 June 1988
  • Age: 31 Years (As On 2020)
  • Birth Place: Ashwi KD village of Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra, India
  • Zodiac sign: Gemini
  • Nationality: Indian
  • School: SV Joshi High School, Dombivli, Thane, Mumbai
  • College: NA
  • Educational Qualifications: B.Com

Ajinkya Rahane Family

ajinkya rahane family
Ajinkya Rahane family
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  • Father: Madhukar Baburao Rahane
  • Mother: Sujata Rahane
  • Brother: Shashank Rahane
  • Sister: Apurva Rahane
  • Coach/Mentor: Pravin Amre
  • Religion: Hindu
  • Address: NA
  • Hometown: Ashwi KD, Sangamner, Maharashtra

Ajinkya Rahane Cricket Career Debut

  • Test: 3 September 2011 against England
  • ODI: 22 March 2013 against Australia
  • T20: 31 August 2011 against England
  • Jersey Number: #27- India, #3- Rajasthan Royals
  • Domestic/State Teams: Mumbai Indians (2008 to 2010), Rajasthan Royals (2011-present)
  • Nature on the field: Calm

Ajinkya Rahane Records

  • 1st Indian ‘Player of the Match’ of the World Test Championship.
  • 1st Indian to score a century in World Test Championship.
  • 1st batsman to hit six fours in an over in IPL (against S Arvind, RCB)
  • joint-record with 5 other players for the highest number of catches in a T20 match
  • highest individual score for Rajasthan Royals in IPL (105*)

Ajinkya Rahane Preferences

  • Hobbies: Playing Cricket, Football, Tennis, Golf, Badminton, Listening all kind of music
  • Favorite Cricketers: NA
  • Favorite Actor: Aamir Khan
  • Favorite Sportspersons: NA
  • Favorite Food: Vada Pav
  • Favorite Color: NA

Ajinkya Rahane Wife and Children

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Radhika Dhopavkar
  • Marriage Date: 26 September 2014
  • Children: Baby Girl Born In 2019

Awards and Recognitions

  • CEAT Indian Cricketer of the Year: 2014–15
  • M A Chidambaram Trophy for best Under-19 cricketer: 2006–07
  • In May 2016, the BCCI recommended him for the Arjuna award.

Ajinkya Rahane Controversies

  • Ajinkya Rahane’s father was arrested for running his car over a 67-year-old woman.

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Lesser Known Facts

  • He comes from a lower-middle-class family, at the initial stage he used to train at a very small coaching center as his family couldn’t afford more than that.
  • Very few people know that Rahane is a karate black belt.
  • He married his childhood girlfriend Radhika Dhopavkar in 2014.

Section: Cricketer Biography