March 28, 2023

Murugan Ashwin (Cricketer) Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 28, 2022

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Short Biography

Murugan Ashwin was born on 08-09-1990 in Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. He is an Indian Cricket Player.

Murugan Ashwin Complete Bio & Career

Murugan Ashwin came to limelight after his name flashed on the bidding screen at the IPL auctions. His base price was set at 10Lakhs INR but was sold at a whopping 4.5 crores to Rising Pune Supergiants.
He fetched that money because, in 2015-16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Tournament, he picked up 10 wickets at an economy of 5.52.  Ashwin learned his cricket in Chennai at the CS Suresh Kumar Academy. He is a leg-spinner and is known for his subtle variations. Prior to making it to the IPL roster as a main member, he was used by the IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings as a net bowler. He currently plays for Tamil Nadu at the domestic level.
After a mediocre season with Rising Pune Supergiants, the franchise released him and was picked up Delhi Daredevils for INR 1 crore and played for them in the 10th edition of the IPL. In IPL player auction 2018, he went to Kings XI Punjab and played few matches for them. After some impressive performances, he was retained by the franchise for the 12th edition as well. He played few matches for them and performed well to rest his case for the upcoming seasons as well.

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Murugan Ashwin Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He is the son of a famous Tamil Movies scriptwriter named Era Murugan. His mother died in Jan 2021 from a blood cancer. He is married to Aishwarya Subramanian, togeather the couple has two daughters.

Murugan Ashwin with his wife Aishwarya Subramanian: Photo shared on shared on instagram

Murugan Ashwin with his wife Aishwarya Subramanian & daughters

Life's Important Dates Of Murugan Ashwin

Body Measurements

Chest Size 39
Biceps Size 13
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Dark
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Sivaganga, Tamil Nadu
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School Santhome Higher Secondary School, Chennai
DAV Public School, Chennai
College Sri Subramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai
Qualification Mechanical Engineering
Hobbies Reading and Traveling
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth $1 Million
Official Website N/A


Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar , Anil Kumble , Shane Warne
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Deepika Padukone
Favorite Actor Rajinikanth , R. Madhavan , Farhan Akhtar , Tom Hanks
Favorite Book A Little Inspiration by Diane Lewis

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Murugan Ashwin

  • He was academically a very bright student and scored over 90 percent in his 10th and 12th exams. He also passed his engineering exams with 8GPA.
  • He and his Kings XI Punjab's teammate R. Ashwin have done their engineering from the same college, Sri Subramaniya Nadar College, Chennai.
  • Besides being a Novelist his father is also Vice President of HCL Technologies.
  • He was bought for a whopping INR 4.5 crores in IPL 2016 when he was an unknown commodity.

Murugan Ashwin Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

32 years, 6months, 20 days old age Murugan Ashwin will turn 33 on 08 September, 2023. Only 5 months, 10 days, 15 hours,50 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Murugan Ashwin has celebrated the total number of 33 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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