Ambati Rayudu Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family Biography & Much More

Ambati Rayudu Age, Height, Girlfriend, Family Biography & Much More

Ambati Rayudu Biography

Ambati Rayudu is an Indian cricketer renowned for his dynamic batting prowess. Born on September 23, 1985, he began his cricketing journey in Hyderabad’s domestic circuit. Rayudu’s career saw notable highs and lows, marked by his consistent performances in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and sporadic opportunities in the national team. Known for his elegant stroke play and versatility in the middle order, he emerged as a dependable asset for his teams. Despite facing challenges and controversies, Rayudu’s dedication to the sport remains unwavering, inspiring cricket enthusiasts with his resilience and determination on the field.

General Information About Famous Former Cricketer Ambati Rayudu

Full NameAmbati Rayudu
NicknameNot Available
Date of BirthSeptember 23, 1985
Current age38 years, 8 months, 29 days
WifeChennupalli Vidya

Exploring Ambati Rayudu Personal Journey

NameAmbati Rayudu
Birth NameAmbati Rayudu
Nick NameNot Available
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight75 kg (165 lbs)
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Date of BirthSeptember 23, 1985
Present AddressNot Available
HometownHyderabad, India

Ambati Rayudu Education

SchoolSt. Mary’s School, Hyderabad
DegreeBachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
UniversityOsmania University, Hyderabad
CollegeSri Krishna Devaraya College, Hyderabad
CourseB.Com (Honours) in Finance

Ambati Rayudu Favorite

Actor/ActressKamal Haasan
MusiciansA. R. Rahman
Song“Oye Oye” from the movie “Shakti”
Book“The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho
HobbiesReading, Watching Movies, Playing Cricket
Films“Shakti” (1982)
PerfumeNot Available
DirectorMani Ratnam
Holiday DestinationsDubai, Singapore
LikesWatching Cricket, Playing Cricket, Traveling

Ambati Rayudu Relationship Journey

SpouseChennupalli Mahalakshmi
Marriage Date2015
Marriage PlaceHyderabad
FamilyWife and two daughters, Anvitha and Aaradhya

Ambati Rayudu Career Journey

Late-90sBegan career with Hyderabad youth teamsPlayed at Under-16 and Under-19 levels
2000ACC Under-15 TrophyLeading run-scorer, Man of the Match in the final against Pakistan
Early 2000sElevated to senior Hyderabad team
January 2002First-class debut for Hyderabad (2001–02 Ranji Trophy)Scored 33 runs in his only match of the season
2002Captain of India Under-17s, appearances for India Under-19s
India Under-19 tour of EnglandLeading run-scorer of the series, India won 3–0Scored 291 runs from 3 innings, best score of 177 in the third ODI
2002–03 Ranji TrophyFull season with HyderabadScored 698 runs at an average of 69.80, third on leading run-scorers list
2002–03 Ranji TrophyMatch against AndhraScored 210 and 159*; youngest to score a double century and century in the same match
2003India A tours (West Indies and England)Averaged 87 on England tour; praised for strokeplay and composure
September 2003Challenger TrophyDisappointing performance, weakness against short ball exploited
2003Emerging Players TournamentFailed to make an impression
2003–04 Ranji TrophyLimited appearancesAveraged over 54 from four matches
2003Asia Under-19 tournamentCaptained India to title, scored unbeaten fifty in final
2004 ICC Under-19 World CupCaptain of Indian teamIndia reached semifinals, averaged 24.83; banned for semifinal due to code of conduct breach
2004India A vs KenyaScored unbeaten century at Nairobi
2004–05 Ranji TrophyPoor seasonAveraged 11.93 from 7 matches
2004–05 Ranji One-Day TrophyBetter performanceScored 3 fifties in 4 matches

Ambati Rayudu Career Statistics

2005–06Switched to Andhra due to differences with Hyderabad coach Rajesh YadavAveraged 35 in Ranji Trophy; attacked by Arjun Yadav during Andhra-Hyderabad match
2006–07Returned to HyderabadSuffered knee injury, played three Ranji matches; scored 62 and 110* against Rajasthan
Mid-2007Joined Indian Cricket League (ICL)Played for Hyderabad Heroes and ICL India
2009Returned to Indian domestic cricket after BCCI amnestyAveraged 43 in Ranji Trophy, 50 in Vijay Hazare Trophy
2010Joined Mumbai Indians for IPL
2010–11Moved to Baroda due to Hyderabad’s relegationBaroda’s leading run-getter in Ranji Trophy with 566 runs at 56.60 average
2011–12Continued with BarodaAveraged 48.75 in Ranji Trophy
December 2012Selected as replacement for injured Manoj Tiwary for T20I series against EnglandDid not play in any matches
2012–13Strong Ranji Trophy seasonScored 666 runs at 60.54 average; top-scorer in Deodhar Trophy final
July 2013Selected for India squad in West Indies tri-series as Dhoni’s replacementDid not play in any matches
July 2013International debut for India in ODI against ZimbabweScored 63*; became 12th Indian to score a half-century on ODI debut
October 2013 – January 2014Reserve batsman in ODI squads for series against Australia, West Indies, South Africa, New ZealandMade only two appearances in the playing eleven
2014 Asia CupPlayed in all matchesScored 58 against Pakistan
July 2014Tour of EnglandScored 64* and took maiden ODI wicket in third ODI; scored 53 in fifth ODI
October 2014Home ODI series against West IndiesAveraged 28.50
November 2014Maiden ODI century against Sri LankaScored 121* in second ODI; won man of the match; scored 59 in fifth ODI
2015 Cricket World CupPart of the 15-member squadDid not play in any matches
June 2015Bangladesh tourAveraged 22 from two ODIs
July 2015Tour of ZimbabweScored unbeaten 124 in first ODI; won man of the match; scored 41 in next match before injury; won man of the series
2022 IPLBought by Chennai Super Kings for ₹6.75 crores
28 May 2023Announced it would be his final IPL match
29 May 2023Announced retirement from all forms of Indian cricket
2023Joined Texas Super Kings for Major League CricketListed as wicket-keeper batsman
August 2023Signed by St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots for Caribbean Premier LeagueBecame the second Indian to feature in the CPL

Ambati Rayudu Income

Salary (IPL)₹12-15 crore (approx.)
Salary (Indian National Cricket Team)₹5-7 crore (approx.)
Endorsements₹10-15 crore (approx.)
Total Income₹27-37 crore (approx.)

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