Ravi Kumar’s emergence as the under-19 World Cup’s new hero is due not only to his own hard work but also to the sacrifices of his CRPF father, who spent most of his life serving the country. On Saturday, the 18-year-old from Aligarh took four wickets to help India beat England by four wickets to win the coveted u-19 World Cup trophy for a record fifth time.
The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) named Ravi Kumar in the Bengal Ranji Trophy squad on Tuesday. The winner of the Under-19 World Cup was chosen based on his performance in the recently concluded U-19 World Cup.
Who is Ravi Kumar?
Ravi Kumar was born in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on October 29, 2003. He will turn eighteen in 2022. Ravi has always wanted to be a famous cricketer.
His father, Rajendra Singh, is a CRPF Assistant Sub Inspector. He has a brother and a sister, for a total of five family members, including their parents. His family later relocated to Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, where he began playing tennis-ball cricket.
Ravi Kumar began his career in the second division at the age of 13 and quickly advanced to the first division. The Ballygunge United left-arm bowler applied for U-16 Bengal tryouts in 2019 but was turned down after failing the age verification Bone test. He was selected for Bengal’s U-19 team for the Vinoo Mankad Trophy in 2021. His success earned him a spot in the Challengers Trophy, a domestic tri-series, and the Asia Cup.
Ravi Kumar took his first wickets in the ACC U19 Asia Cup 2021 on December 30, 2021, when he took two wickets against Bangladesh U19 in the second semi-final. On December 31, 2021, India won by 9 wickets using the DLS system against Sri Lanka U19, with Ravi Kumar taking a solitary wicket at an economy rate of 2.10.
Ravi Kumar Net Worth
Ravi Kumar’s salary is around ten lakh rupees. According to reports, the 19-year-old has a net worth of 50 lakhs.