Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja

On Sunday, Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja got married with Riva Solanki. But during that time, a shocking news was revealed about the Indian all-rounder that he wanted to quit cricket in 2005.

Ravindra Jadeja has made a lot of sacrifices, in his own words, to play for India. Jadeja came out from a humble background as his father was a watchman in a private security agency.

According to Jagran, Jadeja wanted to quit cricket in 2005 when he was just 17 years old and was far from making his debut for India. In 2005, he lost his mother in an accident.

After his mother’s death, Jadeja wanted to move away from cricket. But his family and friends gave support him and advised him to pursue a career in cricket.

After that, he played two U19 world cup for India in 2006 and 2008.  In 2008, India won the tournament under Virat Kohli’s captaincy.  He grabbed the limelight and showed his talent for the first time in the inauguration year of IPL (Indian Premier League) in 2008 for Rajasthan Royals.

In 2009, Jadeja made debut for India in ODI and T20I cricket while he made debut in the Test cricket for India in 2012. At present, he is one of the important cricketers for India.

The slow-left arm bowler and left-handed batsman Ravindra Jadeja plays domestic cricket for Saurashtra. Jadeja is the first and only Indian batsman to hit three triple-centuries in the domestic cricket. He has featured 126 ODIs, 37 T20Is and 16 Tests for India. He has made good contribution to Indian cricket in the both ball and bat.

Currently, Jadeja is playing for a new IPL team Gujarat Lions in the IPL 2016, where Suresh Raina is leading the team.


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