Here Are Some 8 Interesting Facts About The World's Best Fielder Sir Ravindra Jadeja

November 6, By TVN Sports

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Jadeja was born on December 6, 1988, at Navagam-Khed, Saurashtra. He was born in modest beginnings where his father was a security guard.

He's Against Father Wishes

his father wanted him to join Army. He was fortunate to get the support of his mother, who recognized his cricketing talents and encouraged him to pursue a career in cricket.

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U-19 World Cup

Jadeja was a member of two India Under-19 World Cup teams. He played his first U-19 World Cup in 2006 and won the cup under Virat Kohli in 2008. The team managed to reach the finals in both 2006 and 2008.

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Hit Three Triple-Centuries

Ravindra Jadeja is the first Indian batsman and only the eighth in first-class history to hit three triple-centuries Jadeja has joined an elite list of seven others who have three triple tons to their credit. They are Sir Don Bradman, Brian Lara, Bill Ponsford, Wally Hammond, W G Grace, Graeme Hick, and Mike Hussey.

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Connection with the No. ’12’

He was born in the 12th month of the year (December), wears jersey No. 12, and also insisted of opening up his restaurant on 12th December 2012. He was also selected in the Indian Test squad in 2012.

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Jaddu's Food Field

Having risen from a lower-middle-class family, he knows the value of hard-earned money. A few years ago he started a restaurant, Jaddu's Food Field

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His Mother

His mother expired when he was only 17 years old and that was a huge blow for him. She was very keen that her son played for India and her passing away strengthened the youngster’s resolve to play his best cricket.

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Ganga and Kesar

Ravindra Jadeja is a Jatt in true sense. He owns two majestic horses, named Ganga and Kesar, Those two horses are stationed at his farmhouse a few miles away from the city of Jamnagar.


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