Rachin Ravindra is a New Zealand cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and bowls left-arm spin. He represents Wellington in domestic cricket. Rachin is a bright prospect as he has attracted many eyeballs through his performances in domestic cricket in New Zealand.
Rachin was part of New Zealand’s squad for the 2016 under-19 Cricket World Cup and 2018 Under 19 Cricket World Cup. ICC named Rachin as the rising star of the squad following the conclusion of the 2018 under-19 Cricket World Cup. Ravindra made his List A debut for New Zealand A against Pakistan A on October 21, 2018.
In June 2020, Ravindra was offered a contract by Wellington ahead of the 2020-21 domestic cricket season. In November 2020, he was named in the New Zealand A cricket team for practice matches against the touring West Indies team. He scored a century, smashing 112 runs in the first practice match.
Rachin Ravindra Age:
Rachin was born on November 18, 1999. He was born to Indian parents Ravi Krishnamurthy and Deepa Krishnamurthy.
Rachin Ravindra Height:
The right-handed batsman is 5 feet 11 inches (i.e., 170.18 cm) tall.
Rachin Ravindra Hometown:
Rachin was born in the capital city of New Zealand, Wellington. He represented Wellington Under-17s and Wellington Under-19s.
Rachin Ravindra First-Class Stats:
The right-handed batsman made his first-class debut for New Zealand A against Pakistan A on 30 October 2018. He has played 26 first-class matches so far scoring 1470 runs at an average of 38.68. He has smashed three centuries so far, with the first coming in March 2020 in round six of the 2019-2020 Plunket Sheild season. His highest score in first-class matches is 144*
Ravindra also has nine half-centuries to his name. He also has 22 wickets to his name. The left-arm spinner has picked one fifer in his career so far, registering figures of 6/89. He also has 13 catches to his name.
On 25 November 2019, batting for Wellington against Auckland in the 2019-20 Ford Trophy, Ravindra scored his first century in List-A cricket. He is rated very highly in the domestic circuit and won’t be far from making his Test debut for New Zealand.