Why Is Ajinkya Rahane Aka Jinx?

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Ajinkya Rahane is one of the finest crickets who has made a niche for himself in the cricket industry. Beginning his life in Mumbai to leading the Indian team, his journey has been an enormous success and proof of his determination and unwavering skills. His career has been remarkable with many achievements, leadership quality and the positive impact he has had on Indian cricket.

Ajinkya Rahane is the epitome of the resilience of India yet he is called Jinx by his fellow teammates and even by other international players, have you ever wondered why? Does he jinx his team? The answer is simple, yes, but for the opposing teams.

The credit for nicknaming him as Jinks or Jinx goes to the veteran Australian player, the legendary Shane Warne. This happened at the time when both these great players were teammates at Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League aka IPL.

At the time, Rahane, in one of his interviews said that he was the only player in the team who was able to score big runs against every IPL team they encountered, besides this, the veteran player Shane Warne found it tough to pronounce the name Ajinkya Rahane, so they nicknamed his a Jinx. A jinx for other teams. The name instantly became very popular and stuck with him.

Rahane’s journey is a story of commendable skills, leadership and perseverance. From the beginning until now he’s dazzling cricket enthusiasts with his brilliant qualities.

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