Ajinkya Rahane, one of India’s finest players and domestic star for Mumbai turned 34 on Monday, June 6.
Ajinkya Madhukar Rahane has previously captained the Indian national cricket team. He is primarily a middle-order batsman in Test cricket and a top-order batsman in white-ball cricket. He was also the vice-captain of India’s Test squad until the home series against New Zealand in 2021.
Rahane has a wonderful Test career representing India. Appearing in 82 matches, he has scored 4931 runs at an average of 38.52 with 12 centuries and 25 half-centuries to his name. He is part of the elite list of players who have scored centuries in both innings of a Test match.
He also featured in 90 ODIs for India scoring 2962 runs at an average of 35.26 with three centuries and 24 half-centuries to his name. He played 20 T20Is for India and scored 331 runs at an average of 20.8.
Just like the cricket pitch, Rahane has also made his mark on the commercial field. Let’s have a look at the right-handed batsman’s ventures off the field:
Ajinkya Rahane’s net worth is estimated to be around INR 65 Crore ($9 Million) in 2022, with an annual income of over INR 6 crore. He has a luxurious designer home in Ashwi KD, Maharashtra.
Rahane has invested in MeraKisan, an agri-tech business sponsored by Mahle, and Hudle, a digital platform for sports fans. MeraKisan sells farming equipment to farmers through retail stores and e-commerce channels, whereas Hudle is used to find out about forthcoming sporting events and reserve a sporting venue.
In 2016, Rahane and his Pune Supergiants teammates Irfan Pathan and Ishant Sharma paid a visit to youngsters at the city’s KEM Hospital which was organised by the franchise. The athletes connected with the youngsters by playing activities and sharing their on and off-field experiences.