Childhood love is something the one cannot forget. This Indian cricketer’s love tale also began in his childhood days. We are talking about Team India’s famous spinner Ravichandran Ashwin. Ashwin has weaved magic on many female fans through his bowling on-field, but it is someone else who captured his heart in his young days only. Indian spinner first saw his current wife Preethi Narayanan during their school days. After years of friendship, love blossomed between the two which soon became an unbreakable bond. The two since a small age stayed true to each other. But how did the spinner lose his heart to her? Let’s find out!
Meeting with to-be wife
Ashwin has studied at Chennai’s Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan. It is where Ashwin first saw beautiful Preethi Narayanan, but it isn’t known where the two first met. The bond grew stronger when two got enrolled in the same engineering college, SSN College of Engineering in Chennai. It is there that love blossomed between the two. And with families knowing each other they didn’t oppose the relation and the couple, without any hurdle, enjoyed their dating period.
Cricket-Life see-saw game
Ashwin who left his engineering career for his passion for cricket. His career started shaping well and he soon become a crucial part of the Indian side which means he has very less time to spend with family and Preethi. But long distance, less number of calls didn’t effect Ashwin and Preethi’s love. Preethi has always respected Ashwin’s commitment to career and cricket.
Wedding and Next Gen
After years of courtship, in 2011, the couple tied the knot in a low-key affair, traditional South Indian wedding. The wedding didn’t have the big cricketing names in attendance. After marriage, Ashwin took a short break from the game to enjoy married life with wife Preethi. In 2015, the couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, Akhira and in 2016, the couple was blessed with 2nd daughter, Adhya. Ashwin’s wife initially hide news of baby’s arrival for four days.