Ambati Rayudu, Batsman of Chennai Super Kings announced his retirement ahead CSK vs GT (IPL 2023). Rayudu has been a consistant part of Chennai Super Kings and now it’s the time to bid a farewell to the champ. Rayudu previously retired from International Cricket following his omission from the Indian squad for the 2019 World Cup in England.
He even made a decision to leave domestic cricket but later took a U-turn. But this time, Ambati is finally saying goodbye to domestic cricket as well. Rayudu took to Twitter and said the IPL 2023 Final will be his last match, and this time there will be no U-turn.
Rayudu’s cricketing journey has been full of highs and lows, but he has definitely made a name for himself in the cricketing space. After his announcement of retirement, various players wished him luck on his journey ahead.
Ambati Rayudu aka ATR shares an emotional note post CSK vs GT final, CSK won the 5th IPL title while ATR says goodbye to cricket while holding 6th IPL trophies:
About Ambati Rayudu
Ambati Rayudu is an Indian cricketer, and he was born on September 23, 1985, in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. Rayudu is among the most experienced cricketers in the Indian cricket space; he has played in all formats and has had a decent cricketing career.
Although he is known for his aggression and impulsive decisions, he was still successful in making a name for himself. Rayudu will no longer be seen playing domestic matches, although he will definitely be seen in veteran matches.
Ambati Rayudu Family
Rayudu was born into a Kapu family in Andhra Pradesh. His father, Sambasiva Rao, worked at the archives department, and his mother’s name is Vijayalaxmi. In one of the interviews, Rayudu said his father was the reason he became a cricketer.
Rayudu shared that his father, Sambasiva Rao, enrolled him in a cricket academy when he was in the third grade. His father used to ferry him around on his scooter to the cricket camps and various matches.
Rayudu is married to Chennupalli Vidya, and the couple met in college and have been together ever since. Chennupalli and Rayudu got married on February 14, 2009, and together they have two beautiful daughters.
Ambati Rayudu Career
Ambati Rayudu is a right-handed batsman and wicketkeeper. He started his cricketing journey when he was just in the third grade, after his father enrolled him in a cricket academy. In his entire career, Rayudu played 55 ODIs and scored 1694 runs, and he played 6 T20s and scored only 42 runs.
At the age of 16, in 2002, Rayudu made his Ranji Trophy debut. He came into the limelight when he scored 177 runs against England in the Under-19 ODI series. He also captained the Under-19 cricket team in 2004 for the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
In the year 2010, Rayudu joined the Mumbai Indians for the Indian Premier League, and his time with the Indians has been amazing. In the years 2013, 15, and 17, Rayudu was a part of the Mumbai Indians, and he scored the most runs for the team. In all these years, the Mumbai Indians won the IPL Trophy.
In the year 2018, Chennai Super Kings bought him for the Indian Premier League, and again in his presence, CSK lifted the trophy in 2018 and 21. Ever since he has been part of the Chennai Super Kings, this is his last year, and now he is retiring from domestic cricket as well.
Ambati Rayudu IPL 2023
The Chennai Super Kings retained Ambati Rayudu for IPL 2023 for Rs. 6.75 crore. Although the performance of Rayudu during this entire season was nothing extraordinary, he also announced IPL 2023 as his last season, and now he will be getting retired after the IPL 2023 Final Match.
Ambati Rayudu Net Worth
As per the available information, Rayudu’s net worth could be around 50 crore. Rayudu gets his major income from IPL salaries, BCCI salaries, brand endorsements, etc. As per reports, he earns around 2 to 2.5 crore a year, and he also has several properties and cars under his name.
Ambati Rayudu IPL Stats
Ambati Rayudu as the player of Mumbai Indian and Chennai Super Kings, most trophies (6) winner player of IPL Cricket history:
FAQs related Amabti Rayudu
A. The net worth of Ambati Rayudu is around 50 crore.
A. Rayudu is married to Chennupalli Vidya.
A. Rayudu gave 2 beautiful daughters.
A. Ambati Rayudu’s 37 years old (2023).
A. CSK retained Ambati Rayudu for 6.75 crore in IPL 2023.