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Rachin Ravindra Biography: New Zealand Cricketer Rachin Ravindra lived up to the expectations of his father Ravi Krishnamoorthy who believed his son to play big-league cricket for the Black Caps.

Ravi Krishnamoorthy a Bangalore software architect migrated to New Zealand in the early 90s. An interesting cricketing connection lies in Rachin’s father’s friendship with former Indian cricketer Javagal Srinath. They had cricketing experience in Bangalore before Ravi Krishnamoorthy relocated to New Zealand.

Young Rachin Ravindra shared his passion for cricket with Srinath during their time in India. There is an interesting fact about his name which his father revealed after his maiden century during his ODI debut.

He said that he was named after great Indian legends Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar. “Those two (Rahul and Sachin) are two amazing players- two of the greatest cricketers of all time. I guess I’m embarking on my own journey, I’m my own man, so it’s awesome to take inspiration from those two,” told a New Zealand website.

Rachin Ravindra Biography

The Young player Rachin Ravindra becomes the youngest centurion in World Cup history for New Zealand during a match against England in ODI World Cup 2023.

His century on 82 balls is the fastest century by any New Zealand cricketer in the World Cup. Check out Rachin Ravindra’s Biography with his birth date and place, along with his personal information.

Full Name Rachin Ravindra
Age 23 Years
Date of Birth November 18, 1999
Home Town Wellington, New Zealand
Height 5 ft 9 In (178cm)
Father– Ravi Krishnamoorthy
Mother– Deepa Krishnamoorthy
Marital Status Single
Playing Role Batting All-rounder
Test– India vs New Zealand, November 25-29, 2021
ODI – New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, March 25, 2023
T20I – Bangladesh vs New Zealand, September 01, 2021
FC – Pakistan A vs NZ A October 30- November 02, 2018
List A – NZ-A vs PAK-A, October 21, 2018
T20 – Wellington vs Otago, January 27, 2019
Teams Played New Zealand, New Zealand U-19s, Wellington, Wellington Under-17s, Wellington U-19s, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) – IPL 2024

Rachin Ravindra Childhood

Ravindra’s grandfather Balakrishna is a renowned educationist. Rachin’s father Ravi Krishnamurthy used to play in cricket clubs before settling in New Zealand in 1997.

Rachin Ravindra Childhood
Rachin Ravindra (image: NZC)

Rachin was influenced by Sachin Tendulkar and started to play cricket at the age of 5 and travelled every year to play club cricket. Rachin Ravindra was 10 years old when he watched the legendary batter Sachin Tendulkar batting at Chinnaswamy.

Domestic Career

Rachin Ravindra amassed a total of 2753 runs on 46 first-class matches with an average of 38.77 and a strike rate of 50.43. His highest score of 217 runs comes from the match between Durham and Worcestershire in County Championship Division Two during the season 2022. He also dismissed 54 wickets and had a bowling figure of 6/89.

He amassed 1502 runs on 46 List A matches with an average of 37.55 with a high score of 130 runs, dismissed 30 wickets and had a bowling figure of 4/60 which is his best in the List A category.

He scored 618 runs on 53 T20 matches with a high score of 67 and also dismissed 41 wickets in his domestic T20 career.

IPL Career

International Career

ODI career

  • Rachin Ravindra made his ODI debut during the match against Sri Lanka just seven months before ODI World Cup 2023.

T20I career

  • Rachin Ravindra made his T20I debut during New Zealand’s match against Bangladesh on September 01, 2021 at Mirpur.

Test Career

  • Rachin Ravindra made his Test debut against India on November 25, 2021, scoring 13 and 18 runs in the first test of the New Zealand tour of India.
  • Rachin Ravindra was included in the New Zealand squad for the South Africa 2024 Test series where a total of 2 tests were scheduled to be played between February 4 to February 17.
    • In the 1st Test, Rachin Ravindra scored his maiden double century and was dismissed by Neil Brand for 240 runs in the 1st inning.

World Cup Career

ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023

  • Rachin Ravindra made his World Cup debut in 2023 and made a century alongside his opening partner Devon Conway during their match against England. They stitched a 273-run partnership for the second wicket and became the fourth-highest partnership in the World Cup history.
  • He scored a fifty during the match against Netherlands at Hyderabad Stadium where the side won by 99 runs.
  • Ravindra scored only 9 runs during the World Cup match against Bangladesh at Chennai stadium where New Zealand won the match with 9 wickets.
  • In New Zealand’s next match against Afghanistan, Rachin managed to score only 32 runs and bagged one wicket at Chepauk Stadium where New Zealand won by 149 runs.
  • During the group stage match against Australia on October 28, 2023, he scored his second century and helped the side giving hope in chasing the 389 runs, but the side lost the match by 5 runs. The match had the highest aggregate totals of both teams in the World Cup with an accumulated score of 771 runs.
  • On November 4, 2023, he scored a century against Pakistan and became the second Youngest batter to complete 500 runs. He also broke the records of the God of Cricket on Most World Cup Centuries before the age of 25.
  • Rachin Ravindra scored 565 runs by the end of 8 matches and surpassed Jonny Bairstow‘s record for most runs in a maiden World Cup edition. Jonny Bairstow scored 532 runs in 11 innings during the 2019 edition.
  • The 23-year-old accumulated 523 runs in eight innings at an average of 74.71 in ODI World Cup 2023 surpassing the records of Sachin Tendulkar who amassed 523 runs in seven matches during the World Cup 1996 before the age of 25.
  • Ravindra is the first batter in World Cup history to score 3 centuries on World Cup debut.
  • Rachin Ravindra scored a total of 578 runs in the 10 matches he played. His knock includes 3 centuries and 2 half-centuries at an average of 64.22.

Rachin Ravindra Records

  • The Young player Rachin Ravindra becomes the youngest centurion in World Cup history for New Zealand during a match against England in World Cup 2023.
  • His century on 82 balls is the fastest century by any New Zealand cricketer in World Cup.
  • Rachin Ravindra is the first batter in World Cup history to have 3 centuries in the World Cup debut. He also became the first New Zealand batter to achieve this feat.
  • He is also the second youngest batter after Sachin Tendulkar‘s record of most World Cup Centuries before the age of 24 with his century against Pakistan on November 04, 2023.

Rachin Ravindra Stats

Batting Stats

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50
Test 4 7 1 313 240 52.17 612 51.14 1 1 0
ODI 25 21 1 820 123 41 759 108.04 3 0 3
T20I 19 17 5 146 26 12.17 125 116.8 0 0 0

Bowling Stats

M Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 4 3 3/56 3/76 3.08 62.67 122 0 0
ODI 25 18 4/60 4/60 6.03 46.61 46.39 0 0
T20I 19 11 3/22 3/22 6.68 22.45 20.18 0 0
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