IPL 2020 - Untold Stories: Ravi Bishnoi

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IPL 2020 - Untold Stories: Ravi Bishnoi

16 Oct 2020 043 Views Anusha Ramachandran

Who is Ravi Bishnoi?


Full name: Ravi Bishnoi

Born: September 5, 2000, Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Current age: 20 years

Role: Bowler

Batting style: Right-hand bat

Bowling style: Leg-break googly

Major teams: India Under-19s, Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan

Ravi Bishnoi with India U-19 Cricket World Cup team

(India U-19 team. Image courtesy: India.com)

The STORY:

‘Browny, it's now or never’ these words made the difference in Ravi Bishnoi’s life when he chose to back his passion over his dad's orders.

As in almost every small town in India, a group of boys played cricket daily in extremely dry & dusty ground in Jodhpur, in Western Rajasthan. However, this place was different. Nobody played sports, but these young boys loved it.

It was a big deal to take up a sport in a city that hadn’t produced a single international cricketer…until now.

Ravi Bishnoi was a member of this group: