Ravi Bishnoi is an all-rounder Indian cricketer who plays for Rajasthan in domestic cricket and for Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Punjab Kings is jointly owned by Mohit Barman, Ness Wadia, Priety Zinta and Karan Paul. Ravi also played for India in the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup, ending as the highest wicket-taker with 17 dismissals and also the most wicket taken by an Indian player in the history of the tournament. Ravi has an aggressive style of leg-spin bowling which keeps him apart from normal leg-spinners.
- Name: Ravi Bishnoi
- Birth date: 5th September 2000
- Age (as of 2021): 21 years old
- Profession: Cricketer (all-rounder)
- Batting style: Right-handed
- Bowling style: Right-arm leg spin
- State team: Rajasthan
- IPL team: Kings XI Punjab
- Coach: Shahrukh Pathan and Pradyot Singh
- Nationality: Indian
- Hometown: Jodhpur, Rajasthan
- School: Mahavir Public School, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
- Education: 10th standard
- Zodiac sign: Virgo
- Height: 5 feet 7 inch
- Eye color: Black
- Hair color: Black
- Father’s name: Mangilal Bishnoi
- Mother’s name: Sohni Devi
- Siblings: Brother – Ashok Bishnoi
- Sisters – Anita Bishnoi and Rinku Bishnoi
- Favorite cricketers: Shane Warne, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal and Rashid Khan
You can follow him on:
- Instagram – www.instagram.com/bishnoi6476/
- Facebook – www.facebook.com/iamRaviBishnoi
- Twitter – www.twitter.com/bishnoi0056
Ravi Bishnoi was boen on 5th September, 2000 and raised in Birami, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. As of the year 2021, he is 21 years old. He belongs to Hinduism family. His father’s name is Mangilal Bishnoi who serves as government school headmaster, and mother is Sohni Devi, a homemaker. Ravi has one brother named Ashok Bishnoi and two sisters named Anita Bishnoi and Rinku Bishnoi. Ravi’s whole family including his mother, Sohni Devi enjoys watching cricket matches together.
Ravi Bishnoi has completed his schooling from Mahavir Public School, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. His education qualification is 10th standard.
Ravi Bishnoi hails from small village. His father wanted his son to study hard but Ravi was always being passionate about cricket. His coach, Shahrukh Pathan convinced his father to let him continue of his dream of becoming a cricketer. He started off as a medium pacer but on the advice of his coaches, he turned into leg-spinner.
Also, due to the lack of cricket culture and inadequate facilities in west Rajasthan, Ravi, along with his friends and with the help of his coaches, made a cricket academy named ‘Spartans Cricket Academy’, where they invest upto all their possible task so that he could train despite the financial difficulties. The academy is now producing great new talents.
Initially, he was ignored for the U-16 trails once and for the U-19 trails twice by the selectors. But finally, he got selected for the U-19 Rajasthan squad. Then in March 2018, he got a life changing chance as a net bowler by Rajasthan Royals and his journey started.
Career in Domestic Cricket
- On 21st February 2019, he made his twenty-20 debut in the ‘2018-19 Sayed Mushtaq Ali Trophy’ for Rajasthan.
- On 27th September 2019, he was placed in list A, for Rajasthan in ‘2019-20 Vijay Hazare Trophy’.
- In October 2019, for ‘2019-20 Deodhar Trophy’, he was named in India’s A squad.
Career in Indian Premier League (IPL)
- In December 2019, Ravi was brought through the auction amount of 2 crore by Kings XI Punjab in the 2020 IPL auction for the 2020 Indian Premier League.
- On 20th September 2020, Ravi played the very first time in IPL and started his IPL journey against Delhi Capitals. He lifted Rishabh Pant as his maiden wicket and finished his four overs with the bowling figures 1/22.
- He completed the 2020 IPL season with 12 wickets and was also nominated for the ‘Emerging Player Award’.
Career in International Under-19 World Cup
- on 21st January 2020, in the match India VS Japan, Ravi took four wickets for five runs from eight overs, with India winning by ten wickets. He was ‘Man of the Match’ of the tournament.
- Ravi finished with 17 wickets in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2020, the highest in the tournament.
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