Murugan Ashwin (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Murugan Ashwin

Real NameAshwin Murugan
NicknameM Ashwin
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Spin bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weightin Kilograms- 65 kg
in Pounds- 143 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- N/A
T20- N/A
Coach/MentorSuresh Kumar
Jersey Number#89(India)
#89(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamRising Pune Supergiants, TNCA President's XI, Tamil Nadu
Nature on fieldAggressive
Likes to play againstAustralia
Favourite BallGoogly
Records (main ones)2nd highest wicket taker in the 2015-16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy with 10 wickets.
Career Turning PointPerformance in the 2016 Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Personal Life
Date of Birth8 September 1990
Age (as in 2017)27 Years
Birth PlaceSivaganga, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolSanthome Higher Secondary School, Chennai
DAV Public School, Chennai
CollegeSri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai
Educational QualificationsMechanical Engineering
FamilyFather- EraMurukan Ramasami (Writer)
Murugan Ashwin with his father
Mother- Not Known
Brothers- Not Known
Sisters- Not Known
ControversiesNot Known
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni
Bowler: Anil Kumble and Shane Warne
Favourite FoodPasta
Favourite ActorRajinikanth, R Madhavan, Farhan Akhtar, Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Suriya and Dulquer Salmaan
Favourite ActressDeepika Padukone and Trisha Krishnan
Favourite BookA Little Inspiration by Diane Lewis
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeAishwarya Subramanian
Murugan Ashwin with his wife

Murugan Ashwin

Some lesser known facts about Murugan Ashwin

  • Does Murugan Ashwin smoke?: No
  • Does Murugan Ashwin drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Murugan is often misunderstood as the brother Indian offspinner R Ashwin, which he is not.
  • Though, there a common think between the two as he and R Ashwin both graduated from the Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering in Chennai.
  • He is the son of famous Tamil novelist and VP of HCL technologies, Era Murugan.
  • He was the biggest gainer in the 2016 IPL auction when Rising Pune Super Giants bought him for 4.5 crores (INR) from the base price of 10 lakhs (INR).
  • He was a sharp student as he scored 93% in CBSE Matrics, 94.5% in 12th boards and GPA of 8 in mechanical engineering.