Ajay Jadeja Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Jamnagar, Gujarat
Age: 53 Years
Wife: Aditi Jaitley

Ajay Jadeja

ProfessionFormer Indian Cricketer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 159 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 36 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourGrey
International DebutTest- 13 November 1992 vs South Africa at Durban
ODI- 28 February 1992 vs Sri Lanka at Mackay
International RetirementTest- 24 February 2000 vs South Africa at Mumbai
ODI- 3 June 2000 vs Pakistan at Dhaka
Coach/MentorMr. Gurcharan Singh, Kapil Dev
Domestic/State TeamDelhi, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Rajasthan Cricket Association President's XI
Nature on fieldAggressive
Likes to play againstPakistan
Favourite Shot/ballPull and Hook
Records (main ones)• For the 4th and 5th wicket, Jadeja along-with Mohammed Azharuddin, holds the record for the highest ODI partnership.
Career Turning PointWhen he knocked 45 runs off 25 balls in the 1996 Cricket World Cup against Pakistan.
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 February 1971 (Monday)
Age (as of 2024)53 Years
Birth PlaceJamnagar, Gujarat, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signAquarius
HometownJamnagar, Gujarat, India
SchoolBharatiya Vidya Bhavan, New Delhi,
Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Daulatsinh Jadeja
Mother- Gyanba Jadeja (a Malayalee from the Allepey district of Kerala)
Brother- N/A
Sister- N/A
HobbiesLearning different languages, Playing Golf, Dancing
Controversies• He was banned for five years to play any format of official cricket for match-fixing allegations.
Favourite Things
Favourite GroundChinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore
Favourite CricketerKapil Dev
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affair/GirlfriendMadhuri Dixit (Actress) [1]Daily Hunt
Ajay Jadeja with Madhuri Dixit
Wife/SpouseAditi Jaitley - Daughter of the former Samata Part President Jaya Jaitly (married 2000)
Ajay Jadeja with his wife Aditi
ChildrenSon- Aiman
Daughter- Ameera
Ajay Jadeja with Son Aiman shown to user

Ajay Jadeja

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ajay Jadeja

  • Does Ajay Jadeja smoke?: No
  • Does Ajay Jadeja drink alcohol?: Yes (Left drinking in the year 2000)
  • Ranji Trophy and Duleep Trophy are named after his relatives, K. S. Ranjitsinhji and K. S. Duleepsinhji respectively.
  • During his tenure in the Indian Cricket Team, he was considered as one of the best fielders of his time.
  • His most memorable match was when he blasted 45 runs off 25 balls in a very crucial quarter final match against Pakistan during the 1996 Cricket World Cup.
  • Once, he took 3 wickets for 3 runs in a single over against England in a match at the Sharjah.
  • He has captained India in 13 ODI matches.
  • In 2003, he acted in a movie, “Khel” and in 2009; he appeared in another movie, “Pal Pal Dil Ke Saath”.
  • During the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup, Jadeja worked for Zee News as a cricket anchor. Later, he also worked with NDTV India and NDTV 24*7 as a cricket analyst.
  • In the first season of a celebrity dance show, “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa”, he participated as a contestant.
  • In the film, “Kai Po Che”, Jadeja did a cameo as himself.
  • He was appointed as the coach of Delhi Cricket Team in the year 2015.
  • On 2 October 2023, Ajay was appointed as the mentor of Afghanistan’s men’s team for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB). [2]The Hindu