Ravi Shastri is a famous former Indian cricketer and former Director for the renowned Indian cricket team. Ravi Shastri was born on 27 May 1962 and is one of the responsible Cricketers to represent the Indian national team in both One-Day and Test matches between year 1981 and 1992. His father’s name is M. Jayadratha Shastri and mother’s name is Lakshmi Shastri He married to wife Ritu Singh from who he has a daughter named Aleka Shastri born in year 2008.
Though he initiated his career as a left arm spin bowler, he late changed into a batting all–rounder for Indian team. Being a batsman, he was basically defensive with his symbol “chapati shot”, but he could increase his strike rate when needed. Because of his above-average height (of around 6′ 3″) and an erect stance, he had an inadequate number of shots for fast bowling, but was capable to place the lofted shot well against spin bowling. He usually played either as an opening batsman or in the middle order in the Indian Cricket team.
In national cricket, he played for Bombay team and directed them to the title-Ranji Trophy in his last year of his playing. He even played four different seasons of region cricket for Glamorgan. He was compelled to retire at age of 31 due to a recurrent knee wound. He currently does commentary on behalf of BCCI in the Cricket matches for which Indian team plays. In year 2014, he got the title of the director of Indian Cricket team for a span of eight months from India’s trip of England until the World Cup 2016. In June of 2016, he has applied for the profession of coach of the cricket team of India.
Ravi Shastri did schooling from Don Bosco High School, Matunga, located in Mumbai, India. He studied commerce from Ramniranjan Anandilal Podar College of Commerce and Economics located in Mumbai, India.
Ravi Shastri Net Worth
The net worth of Ravi Shastri is expected to be around $6 million for year 2017. This assessed net worth comprises properties, stocks, and luxury goods. His income also comes from being working as a commentator and also as a coach.
Ravi Shastri owns famous Audi 100 as an important luxury car. He received greetings from cricket fans around the globe for his definite performance along with a lasting association with the car brand “Audi”. Beside with the crown, he was also offered with an Audi 100 which was no inferior to an imperial ride.
Ravi Shastri started his debut as a TV commentator through the World Masters Tournament in Mumbai in March 1995. In year 2003, he cooperated in launching up Showdiff Worldwide, which is a celebrity management company. He has meanwhile aided ICC and BCCI in provisional official abilities and as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. Certain of his provisional shows, such as Super Spells, still continues on Star Sports and associated channels.
He is associated commentator-Sunil Gavaskar finished their long-term collaborations with ESPN-STAR Sports in April 2008 as they were later contracted by the BCCI for task of commentators for the profitable Indian Premier League which is being transmitted by network Sony Max. He also momentarily coached the Indian cricket team for their Bangladesh trip in year 2017.
Ravi Shastri was recently trailed hard by Twitterati after messing up post-match performance organized at Eden Gardens. He mistakenly, supposed Ben Stokes acquired the catch of Kedar Jadhav in its place Sam Billings.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s choice to surrender the title of captain of Indian ODI and T20 teams has involved variable feelings from all over the cricketing globe. Ravi Shastri, the previous technical manager of the Indian team, decanted high admiration over Dhoni’s tenancy as captain, but his praise also made out to be a dig at Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly.
Ravi Shastri has remained a qualified Indian Cricketer who is admired by his great play. He is still praised for his coaching, commentating and judgement capabilities for Indian Cricket team.