Ravi Shastri was not only a strong cricketer but also had a 'colourful mood', the name associated with these celebrities
Ravi Shastri was not only a strong cricketer but also had a 'colourful mood', the name associated with these celebrities

New Delhi: Today is the birthday of former Indian cricketer and former head coach Ravi Shastri. Ravi Shastri was born on 27 May 1962 in Mumbai. Ravi Shastri was primarily a medium pace bowler and a middle order batsman. Ravi Shastri was appointed as the head coach of the Indian cricket team on 15 July 2017.

Let us tell you that the former cricketer of the Indian team, Ravi Shastri started his cricket career at a young age, he played Test cricket and One Day International cricket for Team India from 1981 to 1992. Because of this Ravi Shastri is known as an all-rounder. Ravi Shastri did his schooling from Don Basco High School Matunga when he was in 9th standard, formed the school's cricket team and his coach Desai Sir helped him to learn cricket. Shastri started playing cricket right from the time of school.

Ravi Shastri played his first Test match in 1981 against New Zealand and first ODI against England in 1991. He took 3830 runs and 151 wickets in 80 test matches. He has taken 3108 runs and 129 wickets in 150 ODIs. Ravi was also a member of the 1983 World Cup winning Indian team. Ravi Shastri has scored 3830 runs in 80 Tests at an average of 35.79. In which his 11 centuries and 12 half-centuries are included. His best score in ODIs is 109 runs and in Test matches his best score is 206 runs.

On the other hand, if we talk about love affairs, then Ravi Shastri's name was associated with many well-known girls. He was considered a fan of Argentine tennis star Gabriela Sabatini. His name is also associated with Bollywood actress Amrita Singh. Gabriella made headlines in the tennis world with her looks and great game. It was also discussed that Ravi Shastri had gone to Argentina to meet Gabriella. But when that beautiful tennis star was asked about this cricketer, his answer was, who is this Ravi Shastri? At that time there were rumors that Shastri proposed to Gabriella and which he refused. However, after a few days, Shastri categorically denied that meeting, saying that he had gone to Argentina for some other work.

Ravi Shastri's name was in a lot of headlines with Saif Ali Khan's ex-wife Amrita Singh. The photo of both also came on the magazine cover. Fans were waiting for their wedding, but while Shastri married Ritu Singh in 1990, Amrita Singh married Saif Ali Khan, younger than herself. On the other hand, Shastri became a father in 2008 after almost 18 years of marriage, daughter Alekha was born. 

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