Who is Ambati Rayudu?
Ambati Thirupathi Rayudu is an Indian cricketer who presently heads the Baroda cricket team in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy league.
Between 2013 and 2019, he played 61 limited overs matches for the India national cricket team. He is a right-handed middle-order batsman who occasionally takes wicket and bowls right-arm off breaks.
In domestic cricket, he represents Hyderabad, and in the Indian Premier League (IPL), he represents Chennai Super Kings.
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Who is Ambati Rayudu Wife?
Ambati Rayudu is married to Chennupalli Vidya. Ambati Rayudu Wife Chennupalli Vidya prefers to avoid social media and is not very active on it. Ambati Rayudu Wife Vidya may, however, be seen clapping on Ambati Rayudu from the stands. She now has 13.1k followers on her Instagram account.
Where does Ambati Rayudu wife Chennupalli Vidya come from?
Ambati Rayudu Wife Chennupalli Vidya was born in Telangana on September 23, 1985.
Ambati Rayudu Wife has never revealed much about her parents, siblings or any other details about her family background as she does not like much of media attention.
Where did Chennupalli get her education from?
Ambati Rayudu Wife attended Secunderabad’s St Ann’s High School. She was always said to be a brilliant student with focus on her academics.
Ambati Rayudu Wife then enrolled at Bhavan’s Vivekananda College, where she also finished her post-graduate studies.
What does Chennupalli Vidya do?
Ambati Rayudu Wife Chennupalli Vidya is a postgraduate student of Vivekananda College in Bhavan. Her occupation is that of a housewife. Chennupalli has kept her personal life private and does not share anything on social media.
Ambati Rayudu Wife is seen rooting on Ambati Rayudu from the stands and assisting her husband behind the scenes. Chennupalli has played an important part in Rayudu’s career and has been his support system through thick and thin.
How did Ambati Rayudu and Chennupalli meet?
Chennupalli Vidya and Ambati Rayudu allegedly met and became friends in college. During their college years, their friendship blossomed into love.
When did Ambati Rayudu and Chennupalli Vidya get married?
After several years of dating, the pair married on February 14, 2009, and have been happily married for almost 14 years.
Do the couple have a child?
Chennupalli and Ambati Rayudu also have a daughter, Viviya, who was born in July 2020. According to reports, the couple have recently welcomed another baby girl.
How is the career of Ambati Rayudu going on?
Rayudu began his first-class career with Hyderabad at the age of 16 in 2002 and was playing for India A the following year. He led India’s Under-19 squad in the 2004 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup and was slated to make his senior team debut.
Disputes with players and the state association, followed by joining the “rebel” Indian Cricket League, resulted in his exclusion from national team selection.
He returned to domestic cricket in 2009 after accepting the BCCI’s amnesty offer and ending his contract with the ICL. In 2012, he was picked to the Indian team for the first time after impressive performances for Baroda in domestic cricket and Mumbai Indians in the IPL.
In July 2013, he made his international debut in an ODI against Zimbabwe.
He declared his retirement from all forms of international cricket on July 2, 2019.
Where does Ambati Rayudu come from?
Rayudu was born on September 23, 1985, in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India, to a Kapu family.
His father, Sambasiva Rao, worked at the archives. Rayudu stated in an interview that his father inspired him to play cricket and enrolled him in a coaching camp while he was in third grade.
In 1992, Rayudu’s father enrolled him in the cricket academy of former Hyderabad player Vijay Paul.
Paul recalls that “Rayudu’s father used to ferry him around on his scooter to cricket camps and various matches.” “Rao used to stand about 50 metres away and watch Rayudu practise day in and day out,” Abdul Azeem says.
Rayudu graduated from Bhavan’s Sri RamaKrishna Vidyalaya in Sainikpuri.
Did Ambati Rayudu always have disciplinary issues?
Throughout his career, Rayudu has been involved in fights with players and officials. He was engaged in a scuffle with Hyderabad player Arjun Yadav in the Ranji Trophy in 2005, during which he was struck with a stump by Yadav.
During the 2012 IPL, Rayudu was fined 100% of his match money for using profane and abusive words during a match towards opposing player Harshal Patel.
He was spotted throwing expletives at the umpire after being dismissed during India A’s tour of Australia in 2014.
He was involved in an on-field brawl with Mumbai Indians teammate Harbhajan Singh during an IPL match in 2016.
Rayudu was suspended for two matches by the BCCI in 2018 following a heated argument with the umpires during a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match against Karnataka.
A video appeared on social media in September 2017 showing Rayudu getting into a violent altercation, manhandling, and hitting an older citizen.
Rayudu tweeted in April 2019, “Just ordered a new set of 3d glasses to watch the world cup” after the selectors dismissed him from the World Cup team in favour of Vijay Shankar, whom the head of the selection committee had described as a “three dimensional cricketer.”