Ravi Bishnoi Biography – From ‘Rejection’ at the age-level cricket to ‘Perfection’ at the International level!
Ravi Bishnoi was born on the 5th of September 2000 in Jodhpur, Rajashthan. His father Mangilal Bishnoi is a Government teacher in Jodhpur.
His mother Sohni Devi is a homemaker.
Ravi has two elder sisters Anita Bishnoi and Rinku Bishnoi. He also has one elder brother named Ashok Bishnoi. Both his sisters are married and brother Ashok is an engineering student.
He did his primary education from Mahavir Public School, Jodhpur.
Ravi Bishnoi Biography:
|Ravi Bishnoi's Profile:|
|Full Name||Ravi Bishnoi|
|Date of Birth||September 5, 2000|
|Age||19 years (in 2020)|
|Zodiac/Sun Sign||Not known|
|Birth Place||Birami, Jodhpur, Rajasthan|
|School||Mahavir Public School, Jodhpur.|
|Family & Relationships:|
|Siblings||2 Sisters (Anita & Rinku Bishnoi) and 1 Brother (Ashok Bishnoi)|
|Batting Style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Legbreak googly|
|Major Teams||India U-19, Rajasthan.|
|List-A Debut||Jammu & Kashmir vs Rajasthan at Jaipur (September 27, 2019)|
|T-20 Debut||Tamil Nadu vs Rajasthan at Surat (February 21, 2019)|
Ravi’s Early Life:
Bishnoi’s cricket journey started as a normal street cricketer. He used to bowl fast with the tennis ball and always wanted to be a fast bowler. In 2013, some of his old friends decided to make their own academy, but they hadn’t enough money regarding the expenses. So, to keep things in control, they decided to do some labor work on their own and then somehow completed the academy work in just 6 months.
Then, Bishnoi started his training at the same ground where he helped his friends by doing some labor work. Later, in 2017, he was selected in the state level Under-16s team for two matches but didn’t get the chance to play in any of the games.
In 2018, he picked 15 wickets in five selection matches, organized by the state association. Even, at National Board’s organized trials, he took five wickets and scored a hundred, but still did not get selected for the under-19s team.
All those rejections made Ravi miserable, and by seeing him like that his father asked him to forget about cricket and just focus on studies. However, Ravi’s coach, Shahrukh Pathan, convinced his father to give one more year to his son for cricket practice.
Later, he got selected and even picked five wickets in his first match of Mankad Trophy.
Bishnoi’s Cricket Career:
On February 21, 2019, he made his T20 debut for Rajasthan in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy against Tamil Nadu. He took 2 wickets in the four overs he bowled in the match.
Then, in July, Bishnoi made his Youth ODI debut for India against England under the captainship of Priyam Garg. He picked three wickets in the match.
On September 27, 2019, he started his List-A career against Jammu & Kashmir. And then, in October, he was named in India-A squad for Deodhar Trophy. Later, in December 2019, he was named as part of the 2020 ICC Under-19s World Cup.
ICC U-19 World Cup 2020:
On January 19, 2020, he played his first Under-19 world cup match opposite Sri Lanka in which he picked two wickets at an economy of 4.40. In his very next match of the world cup, against Japan, he took 4 wickets for 5 runs for which he won the match of the match award. This was also his career-best bowling figures.
Later, against New Zealand, Bishnoi and Atharva Ankolekar‘s duo took a total of 7 wickets in the match which India won by D/L method. Later, in the semi-final against Pakistan, Bishnoi took 2 wickets and Yashasvi Jaiswal‘s century in the second innings led India to reach into the final.
He bowled brilliantly in the final match against Bangladesh, as he took 4 wickets for 30 runs including 3 maiden overs, however, India couldn’t win that match. He finished the tournament with the highest number of wickets (17 wickets).
Ravi’s Cricket Stats:
Bishnoi’s IPL Career:
Ravi Bishnoi played as a net bowler in the 2019 IPL for Rajasthan Royals, and because of the clash in the timings, he chose to not to give his Board exams that year.
Later, Kings XI Punjab signed him for whopping 2 crores for the 2020 IPL.
Facts about Ravi Bishnoi:
- Initially, he wanted to be a medium-fast bowler but started spin bowling on his coach’s advice.
- He idolizes Shane Warne.
- His favorite cricketers are Virat Kohli, Ravi Chandran Ashwin, and Yuzvendra Chahal.
- Ravi’s mother is a great cricket enthusiast.
Frequently asked questions on Google:
Q1: What is the height of Ravi Bishnoi?
Ans: 5ft. 7″ (170 cm)
Q2: What is the age of Ravi Bishnoi?
Ans: 19 years (in 2020)
Q3: What is the birthplace of Ravi Bishnoi?
Ans: Birami, Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
Q4: Who is the father of Ravi Bishnoi?
Ans: Mangilal Bishnoi, a govt. teacher in Rajasthan.
Q5: What is the bowling style of Ravi Bishnoi?
Ans: Legbreak googly.
Social Media Accounts:
There isn’t any verified account of Bishnoi on social media, however, we’ve provided you Instagram and Facebook account in the name of Ravi Bishnoi which seems to be his authentic accounts.
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