Ravi Bishnoi

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Ravi Bishnoi

NameRavi Bishnoi
DOB05 September 2000
(Age 23 Yr. )

Personal Life

Education 10th Standard
Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian
Profession Cricketer (All-rounder)
Birth Place Jodhpur,  Rajasthan, India

Physical Appearance

Height 5 feet 7 inches
Weight 62 kg (approx.)
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black

Family Status

Parents

Father- Mangilal Bishnoi (Govt school headmaster)
Mother- Sohni Devi (Homemaker)

Marital Status Single
Siblings

Brother- Ashok Bishnoi
Sister- Anita Bishnoi & Rinku Bishnoi

Ravi Bishnoi is an Indian international cricketer. He plays for the Indian cricket team in white ball cricket. He is a Right-arm leg-break bowler. He made his International debut in February 2022. He plays for Lucknow Super Giants in the Indian Premier League and Rajasthan in domestic cricket. He first came in limelight when he played for India in the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup, finishing as the tournament's highest wicket-taker with 17 dismissals.

Early life

Ravi Bishnoi was born and raised in Bishnoi Family in the Birami village of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Due to the lack of cricket culture and facilities in West Rajasthan, he, along with his friends and with the help of two coaches built a cricket academy named Spartans Cricket Academy where they themselves did all the mason work owing to financial difficulties so that he could train. He was snubbed for the U-16 trials once and for the U-19 trial twice by the selectors before his coaches asked them to give him another chance and finally got selected for the U-19 Rajasthan squad. In March 2018, he was called up by Rajasthan Royals as a net bowler.

Domestic career

He made his Twenty20 debut for Rajasthan in the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on 21 February 2019. He made his List A debut on 27 September 2019, for Rajasthan in the 2019–20 Vijay Hazare Trophy. In October 2019, he was named in India A's squad for the 2019–20 Deodhar Trophy.

Indian Premier League

In December 2019, in the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by Kings XI Punjab ahead of the 2020 Indian Premier League. On 20 September 2020, Bishnoi made his IPL debut against Delhi Capitals and picked up Rishabh Pant as his maiden wicket and finished with the bowling figures 1/22 in four overs, but ended up on the losing side. He finished the season with 12 wickets and was nominated for the Emerging Player award.

In February 2022, Bishnoi was drafted in by the new franchise Lucknow Super Giants ahead of the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament.

International career

In December 2019, he was named in India's squad for the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. On 21 January 2020, in India's match against Japan, Bishnoi took four wickets without conceding a run, before finishing his spell with four wickets for five runs from eight overs, with India winning by ten wickets, and he was named the man of the match. He finished the tournament as the leading wicket-taker.

In January 2022, Bishnoi was named in India's One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) squads for their home series against the West Indies. He made his T20I debut on 16 February 2022, for India against the West Indies cricket team, taking two wickets for 17 runs and being named the player of the match. In October 2022, he was named in India's ODI squad, for their series against South Africa. He made his ODI debut on 6 October 2022 against the South Africa.

Controversies

U19 World Cup final scenes (2020)

ICC U19 World Cup final between Bangladesh and India, India's U19 spinner Ravi Bishnoi played an exciting match that ruined by several events and ended on a contentious note when players from both teams got into a fight.

The subject of contention was Ravi Bishnoi, who finished the competition with the most wickets. During the heated final, the highly regarded leg spinner let his emotions get the best of him and has since come under fire for his actions.

After the game, Ravi Bishnoi got into a fight with the Bangladesh players after giving Avishek Das a foul-mouthed send-off. Later, he was accused of misbehaviour along with his teammate Akash Singh and three other Bangladesh players. Five demerit points were assessed to the leggie for his inappropriate behaviour during the game.

After receiving criticism from everyone, he ultimately discussed the match, but he refrained from going into specifics. He made it clear in his remarks that he was sorry for what he did.

Awards

In 2020 Ravi Bishnoi won the Highest wicket-taker in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup and was a candidate for the Emerging Player Award in the IPL 2020.
Ravi Bishnoi, a young Indian leg-spinner, is the eighth Indian to receive the "Man of the Match" award on his T20I debut.
In his first encounter with his country, the 21-year-old leg-spinner excelled. Ravi Bishnoi dismissed two West Indies batters and only allowed 17 runs at an economy of 4.25 in his 4-over quota.
Ravi Bishnoi picked up both of his wickets in the 11th over of the West Indies innings by dismissing Roston Chase and Rovman Powell.

Facts

  • Ravi Bishnoi had to travel 40km every day from his village to Jodhpur to practise cricket. 
  • Being a fast Bowler, Ravi Bishnoi considers Shane Warner as his idol. 
  • Ravi Bishnoi’s Batting career was influenced by Virat Kohli.
  • Back in 2013, due to limited capital and finances, Ravi and his friends built a cricket academy called Spartans Cricket Academy in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. 
  • In 2018, Ravi Bishnoi skipped his 12th Exams, for tryouts at Rajasthan Royals Camp in Jaipur as a bowler. He grabbed the opportunity. 
    Ravi Bishnoi appeared on the Kapil Sharma Show.

Career Stats

Batting Career Summary
 MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
ODI111440.02200.000010
T20I18421889.09200.000021
IPL521272865.64463.6400020
Bowling Career Summary
 MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
ODI11486911/691/698.6269.048.000
T20I1818424513294/164/167.2617.6914.6200
IPL525111491453533/243/247.5927.4221.6800