CSK’s ‘Short-Tempered’ New Superstar Ambati Rayudu Facts

Updated on 8 Nov, 2018 at 4:36 pm


The recent IPL match between SunRisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) kept the cricket lovers glued at the edge of their seats. Thanks to Ambati Rayudu’s adaptability, the CSK prevailed with a fabulous win. He dished out an enthralling display of batting by maintaining a 112-run stand with Suresh Raina.

CSK captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is impressed by this fierce player and plans to explore his potential completely. During an interview he said:

“I have rated him highly. He can bat at all numbers, but I’d prefer to see him opening, where he looks very dangerous,”

So without further delay, let’s find out more about this rising star.


1. What’s his gameplay?




He is a right-handed middle order batsman who occasionally keeps the wicket too.

2. Early age hero



His talents were apparent since an early age when he scored 177 while batting for India against England in Under-19 in 2002.

3. Trouble with tamper



Though a good player, he often faced hurdles in his career due to his infamous temper. The most discussed one was his spat with Harbhajan Singh during IPL 2016.

4. Personal life



Born on September 23, 1985, he was taken to coaching camp by his father at age of three. In 2009, he got married to Chennupalli Vidya.

5. ICL fiasco



During 2017 he became a part of the “rebel” Indian Cricket League (ICL) team. Opposing this team BCCI declared that players associated will be banned from Indian domestic cricket. Finally when  BCCI granted amnesty then he was allowed to come back and play.


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