Ace all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja is celebrating his 33rd birthday on December 6, the star cricketer is an integral part of the Indian squad and his IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings. From bowling, batting to fielding, Jadeja is true 3-D player on the pitch.
Born in Gujarat’s Jamnagar, Jadeja has won numerous matches for the national team as well as his IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings. Recently, Jadeja became the costliest player for CSK, retaining him for a huge sum of Rs 16 crore.
Jadeja made his ODI debut under MS Dhoni captaincy against Sri Lanka in 2009, however, he was not a regular starter at that time until he played his best cricket in the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy. Jadeja played one of the most crucial roles in the 2013 Champions Trophy victory of India, taking 12 wickets on his name. In 2013, Jadeja took the most number of ODI wickets and was in the list of ICC best XI.
From ODI, T20I to Test cricket, Jadeja is the most common name of the Indian team. Whenever he does something extraordinary on pitch, people start calling him ‘Sir Jadeja’. But do you know how did Jadeja become Sir Jadeja?
Well, Here’s the reason how Jadeja become Sir Jadeja?
Ravindra Jadeja himself revealed how he got the name ‘Sir Jadeja?’
During a chat with ex-cricketer Harbhajan Singh, Ravindra Jadeja revealed how he got the name of Sir Jadeja.
In the show, Harbhajan Singh asked many candid questions to Sir Ravindra Jadeja. Amidst the show, Harbhajan Singh asked him the reason behind people put ‘Sir’ ahead of his name. In reply, Jadeja revealed that there is no reason why he is called ‘Sir Jadeja’ but most importantly it was given by none other than former Indian captain MS Dhoni. He said Dhoni called him by Sir Jadeja suddenly without any reason or, logic and later it became a trend. Whenever Jadeja performed well for his team people would call him by Sir Jadeja.