Ravindra Anirudhsinh Jadeja
(Born 6 December, 1988, in Jamnagar) is an
represents Saurashtra in first class
cricket, and Rajasthan Royals
in the Indian Premier
He was also part of the victorious Indian U-19 cricket team
the World Cup in Malaysia in 2008. Jadeja is a left-handed
middle-order batsman and slow left-arm orthodox bowler.
After an impressive showing in the 2008-2009 Ranji Trophy, in which
he topped the wicket-takers list and came sixth in the batting
aggregates, Jadeja was called up to the Indian squad for the
series against Sri Lanka
in January 2009. His
international debut came in the final match of the series on 8
February 2009 where he scored a half
, even though India lost the match.
In the 2009 World Twenty20 Jadeja was criticised for not scoring at
the requisite run rate in India's loss to England.
First class cricket
Jadeja made his first class debut in 2006-07 Duleep Trophy. He is a
part of India-A set-up. He is playing for West
in Duleep Trophy
in Ranji Trophy
. He has been called up to an
Indian emerging players tour to Australia in July.
Under 19 Cricket World Cup
He played for India
in Under 19 Cricket World Cup
2006 and 2008. His bowling
helped India win Under 19 Cricket World
Cup 2008 final.
Indian Premier League
Ravindra Jadeja represented the victorious Rajasthan Royals
in the inaugural edition
of Indian Premier League
- Dhoni defends batting order, Cricinfo,
Retrieved on 17 June 2009
- Jeers mate!, Cricinfo, Retrieved on 17 June