From the promise of a teenage prodigy to clashes with the authorities to finding redemption, Ambati Rayudu’s career has witnessed several twists and turns. IPL 2018 is one of them which comes with another twist in his career and set him as a regular member of Indian National Cricket Team. Know more about his personal life, career, records as well as Ambati Rayudu net worth in this blog.
Ambati Rayudu is a right-handed middle-order batsman, and a right-arm off-break bowler. He occasionally serves as a wicket-keeper for the Team. He is a regular member of Indian National Cricket Team.
The major teams he played for them are India, Baroda, Chennai Super Kings, Hyderabad (India), Hyderabad Heroes, ICL India XI, India A, Mumbai Indians.
Early Life and Education
Ambati Thirupathi Rayudu was born on 23 September 1985 in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. His father Sambasiva Rao worked at the archives department. His father was his inspiration who helped him to choose cricket as his career.
Rayudu completed his early education from Bhavan’s Sri Ramakrishna Vidyalaya, Sainikpuri.
On 14 February 2009, he married to Chennupalli Vidya, who was his college friend.
Ambati Rayudu was the captain of the Indian Under-19 team and led them to the semi-finals of the World Cup in Bangladesh in 2004.
Having started out for Andhra in the Ranji Trophy, he switched to Hyderabad and later Baroda as well.
In 2009, Rayudu become a regular member of Mumbai Indians to play in their IPL side. For Mumbai Indians Team, he used to play as a middle-order batsman and part-time wicket-keeper. Rayudu was a vital cog of the Mumbai franchise who have won the tournament thrice.
After a 10-year old association, he get a call by by Chennai franchise for the 2018-20 phase of the IPL in the IPL aution of 2018. The IPL 2018 was far better for him which comes with a big twist in his life. His extraordinary batting skills throughout the season helps Chennai Super Kings to hold the title of IPL 2018.
After the great season of IPL playing for Chennai Super Kings, he get a call from Indian squad in Blue jersey. His IPL captain and Indian Team wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni helped him to improve his game as a middle order batsman in the IPL 2018.
Rayudu recently played a winning century for India in ODI against West-Indies Team which gives Indian middle order a great relief with his consistency.
In a recent press conference, Virat Kolhi talks about Ambati Rayudu position as second down batsman. Virat cleared that Ambati Rayudu will be the regular Team member for the next World Cup (2019).
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Ambati Rayudu Net Worth 2018
Ambati Rayudu net worth has been estimated to be around US $3.2 millions (INR 24 crores) as of 2018. There is a hike of 45% in Ambati Rayudu net worth in the year 2018.
He has an annual Income of US $400,000 dollars (INR 4 Crores). He was also sold to Chennai Super Kings in IPL auction 2018 for INR 2.20 crores.
The salary he get by IPL franchise and BCCI is the main income source of Ambati Rayudu net worth.
The hike in Ambati Rayudu net worth is due to his selection in Indian Cricket Team due to his extraordinary performance in the IPL 2018.
Virat Kolhi has already cleared that Ambati Rayudu will be the regular Team member for the next World Cup (2019). He will play on 2nd down which will give extra depth in the middle order of Indian batting line-up.
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