Ravindra Jadeja is a 30 year old cricket player for the Indian National Team who hails from the Gujarat region of the country. His role in the team is that of an all rounder who is a left arm batsman and a slow left arm orthodox bowler. He currently plays for the Chennai Super Kings in the popular Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise.
Jadeja, also known Jaddu and ‘Sir’, is one of the most experienced players in the current Indian squad, having played for the senior side for around a decade. He is one of the few people in world cricket at present with expertise in all three formats of cricket: Test, One Day Internationals and T20s.
In this article, you will learn about Ravindra Jadeja income, earnings, salary, early life and other information.
Ravindra Jadeja Early Life
Ravindra Jadeja was born Ravindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja in Jamnagar in the state of Gujarat in India on 6th December 1988. His father was a security guard for a private security firm. He wanted Jadeja to join the army but Jadeja was into cricket from a very young age. He lost his mother to an accident in 2005 and almost decided to quit cricket due to suffering from a lot of trauma.
Jadeja plays domestic cricket for Saurashtra and has been an important player for them. He was first picked in the Indian Under 19 side when he was 16, in 2005. India finished runners up in the U19 Cricket World Cup while Jadeja impressed with his performances.
He broke into the Senior team in 2009 because of a strong domestic season and after an initial sequence of constantly being in and out of the team due to form, he slowly became an integral part of the India team. He was picked by Rajasthan Royals for the inaugural IPL season and he played an important part in them winning the competition. He has since played every IPL season and changed team four times throughout the competition.
RAVINDRA JADEJA INCOME 2020: Rs 45 CRORES (APPROX)
Ravindra Jadeja Income
Ravindra Jadeja income mostly comes from the Indian Premier League and his different advertising contracts. He was picked by Rajasthan Royals in 2008 and was paid Rs. 12 lakhs in each season for two years. Kochi Tuskers Kerala bought him in 2011 for Rs. 4.3 crores and the very next season he was bought by Chennai Super Kings for Rs. 9.2 crores.
Jaddu stayed with the Super Kings till 2016, while decreasing his salary to Rs. 5.5 crores per season. He was bought for one season by Gujarat Lions for the same amount in 2016 and then bought again from the auction by the Lions for Rs. 9.5 crores in 2017. Jadeja changed teams for the last time when he was bought by the Super Kings again in 2018 for Rs. 7 crore salary.
Ravindra Jadeja earnings also includes his salary from the BCCI to play for the National Team. He is part of the list of contracted players by the BCCI and falls under the Grade A category and is paid a retainer fee of Rs. 5 crore every year.
Ravindra Jadeja income have also been because of the several match fees which he earned playing for the national team. The match fees of these matches are anywhere between Rs. 5 to 8 lakhs at present depending on the format of the match along with different performances bonuses for Man of the Match etc.
He has brand endorsements with different companies and has significant earnings from those. He signed a landmark deal with Indian sportswear company Zeven in 2016 the details of which are not known. Ravindra Jadeja net worth has increased steadily over the past few years.
Ravindra Jadeja House and Cars
Ravindra Jadeja bought a plot in Ahmedabad on which he built his dream house which is worth Rs. 8 crores after landing a contract with the Chennai Super Kings.
Ravindra Jadeja cars include a black Hyundai Accent and a white Audi A8 along with a Suzuki Hayabusa bike.
Ravindra Jadeja has been an immense asset for the country in terms of cricket. He was one of the few batsmen in cricket history to have scored three triple hundreds in first class cricket joining an elite group that consists of Brian Lara and Don Bradman.
Jadeja has been ICC’s Bowler and All Rounder top ten rankings multiple times in ODI and T20s for prolong periods. He has recently been selected to be a part of the Indian team for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup and will be an important part in the starting eleven of the side. He is one player who can decide a match for India on his own.