IND vs SL LIVE: Ahead of Pink BALL Test, ‘Rockstar’ Ravindra Jadeja gets new name, now he is ‘Mr Dependable’ of Indian team, check why?

IND vs SL LIVE: Ahead of Pink BALL Test, ‘Rockstar’ Ravindra Jadeja gets new name – Ravindra Jadeja proved yet again why he…

IND vs SL LIVE: Ahead of Pink BALL Test, 'Rockstar' Ravindra Jadeja gets new name, now he is ‘Mr Dependable’ of Indian team, check why?
IND vs SL LIVE: Ahead of Pink BALL Test, 'Rockstar' Ravindra Jadeja gets new name, now he is ‘Mr Dependable’ of Indian team, check why?

IND vs SL LIVE: Ahead of Pink BALL Test, ‘Rockstar’ Ravindra Jadeja gets new name – Ravindra Jadeja proved yet again why he is considered as an indispensable part of the Indian team in the Test match against Sri Lanka in Mohali. Follow IND vs SL live updates on InsideSport.IN.

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The 33-year-old all-rounder played a fantastic knock of 175 not out, while he also shone bright with the ball, picking up five wickets in the first innings and topping it up by scalping four wickets in the second innings.

IND vs SL LIVE: Ahead of Pink BALL Test, ‘Rockstar’ Ravindra Jadeja gets new name, now he is ‘Mr Dependable’ of Indian team, check why?

Thanks to his consistent performances, he has earned the nickname of ‘Mr Dependable’. The Saurashtra cricketer has scored a minimum of 40 runs in four of his last six innings and has also picked up 20 wickets in his last four Test matches – thereby establishing himself as a perfect 360° all-rounder.

Check out how impressive Jadeja has been over the last couple of years:

Ravindra Jadeja’s Batting Stats since 2020:

  • Since the start of 2020, Jadeja has played a total of 16 innings in Test cricket.
  • He has scored 1030 runs in those matches.
  • Jadeja’s average in Test cricket since 2020 is 40.5.
  • The all-rounder has scored three half-centuries and one century since 2020.
Year Innings Runs Balls Outs Avg SR HS 50 100 4s 6s Dot %
2020 3 82 191 2 41.0 42.9 57 1 0 6 1 76.4
2021 12 269 611 11 24.5 44.0 56 2 0 36 2 79.2
2022 1 175 228 0 76.8 175 0 1 17 3 57.9
Total 16 526 1,030 13 40.5 51.1 175 3 1 59 6 74.0

IND vs SL LIVE: Ahead of Pink BALL Test, ‘Rockstar’ Ravindra Jadeja gets new name, now he is ‘Mr Dependable’ of Indian team, check why?

Ravindra Jadeja’s Bowling Stats since 2020:

  • Jadeja has bowled 280.5 overs in Tests since 2020.
  • In those overs, the Jamnagar-born player has picked up 30 wickets.
  • Jadeja’s bowling average in Test cricket since 2020 is only 21.7.
  • He has picked up two five-wicket hauls since 2020 in Tests.
Year Innings Overs Runs Wickets Econ Avg SR 5W BBI 4s 6s Dot%
2020 4 34.3 89 5 2.58 17.8 41.4 0 2/22 8 1 79.2
2021 12 217.2 476 16 2.19 29.8 81.5 0 4/40 47 2 81.6
2022 2 29.0 87 9 3.00 9.7 19.3 1 5/41 10 3 83.3
Total 18 280.5 652 30 2.32 21.7 56.2 1 5/41 65 6 81.5


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Where Jadeja Ranks Among All-Rounders

Where Jadeja Ranks Against Other Top All-Rounders (Image Credit: CricMetric)
Where Jadeja Ranks Against Other Top All-Rounders (Image Credit: CricMetric)

Jadeja has not only been India’s number one all-rounder in Tests over the last two years but he also has been one of the best all-rounders in the world, and this graph highlights his influence in the game.

Among those all-rounders who have both batted and bowled over 1000 deliveries since 2020, Jadeja has the lowest bowling average at just over 20. He also has the third-highest batting average, behind Joe Root and Dhananjaya de Silva.

IND vs SL LIVE: Ahead of Pink BALL Test, ‘Rockstar’ Ravindra Jadeja gets new name, now he is ‘Mr Dependable’ of Indian team, check why?

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