Ajinkya Rahane Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Bio & More

Ajinkya Rahane’s full name is Ajinkya Madhukar Rahane, who is an international Indian cricketer. Ajinkya is primarily a middle-order batsman. He has represented the Indian team in all three formats of the game (Test, ODI, and T20 International). With his brilliant technique and soft demeanor, the Mumbai batsman has carved a niche for himself.

A right-handed batsman who plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket, he holds the record for most catches by a non-wicketkeeper in a match. Ajinkya Rahane was bought by Chennai Super Kings for INR 50 lakhs in the IPL auction held on 23rd December 2022 to play in IPL 2023. He is currently the captain of the Mumbai team at the Ranji Trophy.

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Indian cricketer Ajinkya Rahane was born on 6 June 1988 in a village named Ashwini Khurd in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra. He comes from a middle-class normal family, his father’s name is Madhukar Baburao Rahane he was a civil engineer and his mother’s name is Sujata Rahane. In his family, apart from his parents, he has a brother Shashank Rahane and a younger sister Apoorva Rahane.


Ajinkya Rahane received his early education from SV Joshi High School, Dombivli Thade, Mumbai, after which he joined Maharashtra University for further education and obtained a bachelor’s degree in commerce from there.

At the age of seven, Ajinkya’s father admitted him to a small cricket coaching camp, as he could not afford big coaching. At the same time, when Ajinkya turned 17, he took cricket coaching from former India batsman Praveen Amre.

Wife & Children

Ajinkya and Radhika studied in the same school. The house of both was also nearby. Because of this friendship happened. They used to meet often and later this meeting gradually turned into love, after which both became each other forever.

Ajinkya Rahane married Radhika Dhopavkar on 26 September 2014 according to Marathi rituals. Five years later, both became parents of a daughter. Rahane has kept his daughter Arya. Arya was born on 5 October 2019. On October 5, 2022, both have again become parents of a son and they named him Raghav.

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Ajinkya Rahane Bio

Real NameAjinkya Madhukar Rahane
ProfessionCricketer (Batsman)
International DebutODI– 3 September 2011 against England
Test– 22 March 2013 against Australia
T20– 31 August 2011 against England
Jersey Number#27- India
#3- Rajasthan Royals
Domestic/State TeamMumbai
IPL TeamMumbai Indians (MI)
Rajasthan Royals (RR)
Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
Nature of FieldCalm
Favorite ShotsCover Drive
Career Turning PointHis outstanding performance in Border-Gavaskar (Aus Vs Ind) 2014-2015, numerous experts have begun comparing him to India’s wall Rahul Dravid.
Coach/MentorPravin Amre (Former Cricketer)
Date of Birth (DOB)6 June 1988 (Monday)
Age (As of 2023)35 Years
BirthplaceAshwi KD Village of Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra, India
HometownAshwi KD Village of Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac SignGemini
HobbiesTraveling, Playing Cricket, Football, Tennis, Golf, Badminton, Listening To All Kinds of Music
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Likes/DislikesMusic, Cricket, Football, Tennis, Cars
SchoolSV Joshi High School, Dombivli, Thane, Mumbai
College/UniversityMaharashtra University
Education QualificationBachelor of Commerce (B.Com)

Physical Attribute

Height (approx.)168 (in centimeters)
1.68 (in meters)
5′ 6″ (in feet & inches)
Weight (approx.)60 (in kilograms)
132 lbs (in pounds)
Body Measurements (approx.)Chest- 40 Inches
Wasit- 33 Inches
Biceps- 12 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack

Family, Wife & Children

Marital StatusMarried
Affair/GirlfriendsRadhika Dhopavkar
Wife/SpouseRadhika Dhopavkar
Marriage Date26 September 2014 (Friday)
Marriage PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
ChildrenDaughter- Arya (Born on 5 October 2019, Saturday)
Son- Raghav (Born on 5 October 2022, Wednesday)
FatherMadhukar Baburao Rahane
MotherSujata Rahane
SisterApoorva Rahane
BrotherShashank Rahane

Money Factor

Salary/Income (approx.)NR 50 Lakhs (IPL)
Net Worth (approx.)INR 75 Crore INR ($11 Million)

Social Media Info

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Rahane made his first-class debut for Mumbai on 8 September 2007, against Karachi Urban in Karachi. He played an inning of 143 runs in the debut match. Rahane scored 1089 runs in his second Ranji season to help Mumbai win their 38th title. Ajinkya made his List A debut for Mumbai against Delhi on 18 March 2007, in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. He contributed 61 runs in this match.

He made his ODI debut on 3 September 2011, against England at Chester-le-Street. Rahane scored 40 runs in this match at a strike rate of 90.90. Ajinkya made his T20I debut on 31 August 2011 against England at Manchester. He scored 61 runs in 49 balls in this match. The match was the only T20 International played by former Indian captain Rahul Dravid.

Rahane made his Test debut on 22 March 2013, against Australia in Delhi. In 2015, he was appointed as the captain of the ODI and T20 cricket team to tour Zimbabwe. In March 2017, Rahane captained the Indian team in the fourth Test against Australia as Virat Kohli was injured. India won that match by eight wickets and won the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

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IPL Career

In the 2012 Indian Premier League, Ajinkya Rahane was bought by Rajasthan Royals (RR). In the 5th season of IPL (2012), Rahane became the first batsman to score a century. Rahane was the top run scorer for Rajasthan this season. Ajinkya played for Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) in the 9th (2016) and 10th (2017) seasons. Rahane was the highest run scorer for RPS in the 2016 season. In 2018, Rajasthan Royals brought Rahane back again for Rs 4 crore. He led the Rajasthan Royals in the 2018 season.

Before the 2020 IPL, he was transferred from Rajasthan Royals to Delhi Capitals. This franchise retained him for the 2021 season. In the 2022 IPL Mega Auction, he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 1 crore. In the IPL 2023 auction, Chennai Super Kings included Ajinkya Rahane in the team at a base price of Rs 50 lakh.

Ajinkya Rahane Wiki

Till now Ajinkya Rahane has played 158 matches in Indian Premier League. Ajinkya Rahane has scored 4074 runs in his IPL career. At the same time, the average of Ajinkya is 3086 while the strike rate is 120.68. Along with this, Ajinkya Rahane has crossed the century mark twice in Indian Premier League. Ajinkya Rahane has 30 half-centuries registered in IPL.

Awards & Achievements

He was selected as the CEAT Indian Cricketer of the Year in the year 2014-15.

In the year 2016, the BCCI recommended Rahane’s name for the Arjuna Award. He has been honored with the Arjuna Award for his stellar performance.

Net Worth

According to the report, the net worth of Ajinkya Rahane is estimated to be USD 11 million. It is about 75 crores in Indian rupees. Rahane’s main source of income is cricket. Apart from this, he also earns a good amount from brand endorsement.

Some Interesting Facts About Ajinkya Rahane

  • Ajinkya Rahane was fond of cricket since childhood and took admitted to a small coaching camp with a matting wicket in Dombivli at the age of only 7.
  • When Ajinkya Rahane was 17, Rahane took coaching from former India batsman Pravin Amre.
  • Ajinkya Rahane started his IPL career in the year 2008 with the Mumbai Indians team.
  • Ajinkya Rahane made his One Day International (ODI) debut against England in 2011 and his Test debut against Australia in 2013.
  • Rahane played his first international T20 match against England on 31st August 2011 in Manchester and scored 61 runs in that match.
  • In the Indian Premier League 5th season, Rahane became the first batsman to score a century and was the highest run scorer for Rajasthan Royals.
  • In the year 2015, Rahane broke the world record for most catches in a Test match by taking eight catches in the first Test of the Sri Lanka tour.
  • Rahane is the first batsman to hit six fours in an over in Indian Premier League, Rahane achieved this feat as an RCB bowler against Sreenath Aravind.
  • Ajinkya holds the joint record with five other players for the most number of catches in a T20I match.
  • Hardly do you know that Rahane has achieved a black belt in Karate.
  • He was awarded a Grade B contract by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in March 2022.

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