Rachin Ravindra: From Fanboy to New Zealand's Cricket Sensation.
By: Babita Singh
Rachin Ravindra's name is a unique blend of his father's admiration for Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid.
Born to Indian parents in
, Rachin made his Test debut for New Zealand in India.
Rachin's father named him "Rachin" by combining "Ra" from Rahul and "chin" from Sachin.
Rachin went from being a fanboy during the 2019 World Cup to playing for New Zealand in the 2023 World Cup.
Rachin's cricket tours in India with his father played a crucial role in his development as a cricketer.
Despite being just 19 years old, Rachin batted at number 3 for New Zealand in the 2023 World Cup opener against England and hitted century.
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