Ambati Rayudu (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Ambati Rayudu

Real NameAmbati Thirupathi Rayudu
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weightin Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 159 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- N/A
ODI- 24 July 2013 vs Zimbabwe in Harare
T20- 7 September 2014 vs England in Birmingham
Coach/MentorNot Known
Jersey Number#5(India)
#9(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamIndia, Baroda, Hyderabad (India), Hyderabad Heroes, ICL India XI, India A, Mumbai Indians
Nature on fieldVery Aggressive
Likes to play againstPakistan
Favourite ShotScoop Shot
Records (main ones)• In his ODI debut against Zimbabwe, he scored 63 not out and became the 12th Indian to hit a half-century on ODI debut.
He was the highest scorer in the 2012–13 Deodhar Trophy final with 78 runs and • helped his team to win the title.
Career Turning PointPerformance in an under-19 match against England in 2002, where he scored 177 not out.
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 September 1985
Age (as in 2017)32 Years
Birth PlaceGuntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownHyderabad, Telangana, India
SchoolBhavan's Sri RamaKrishna Vidyalaya, Sainikpuri, Secunderabad
CollegeBhavan's Vivekananda College, Secunderabad
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Sambasiva Rao
Mother- Vijayalakshmi
Brother- Not Known
Sisters- Not Known
HobbiesPlaying golf, reading and travelling
Controversies• He has temperamental issues as he had issues with then Hyderabad coach Rajesh Yadav, after which he shifted to Andhra.
• In 2005, he had a spat with cricketer Arjun during a match.
• After winning an IPL match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore, he passed some comments on Harshal Patel after which Patel physically tried to counter him but Virat Kohli stopped him.
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Sachin Tendulkar, V. V. S. Laxman and Steve Waugh
Bowler: Harbhajan Singh and Zaheer Khan
Favourite FoodHyderabadi biryani
Favourite ActorAamir Khan
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsChennupalli Vidya
WifeChennupalli Vidya
Ambati Rayudu with his wife
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net WorthNot Known

Ambati Rayudu

Some lesser known facts about Ambati Rayudu

  • Does Ambati Rayudu smoke?: No
  • Does Ambati Rayudu drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Rayudu was even referred to as the next Sachin Tendulkar in his early career.
  • Apart from batting, he is a part-time off-spinner and wicket-keeper.
  • In 2007, he was banned from Indian cricket by the BCCI for playing Indian Cricket League (ICL), but later lifted the ban in 2009.
  • When India was playing a practice match with Australia A team in Australia, an umpire gave him lbw out which he didn’t agreed upon and lost control over his emotions.

  • Though he is a Hyderabadi, but in 2011-12 first-class season he played for Baroda after Hyderabad go relegated.
  • During 2014 IPL, once he prepared a homemade biryani for MS Dhoni and his Chennai Super Kings (CSK) team players, but the  hotel staff didn’t allowed the outside food consumption. It ignited CSK players and they checked out of the hotel and went to some other place.
  • He is a huge fan of Manchester United football club.

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