Ajinkya Rahane was born on 6 th June 1988 in Ashwi KD, Ahmednagar district to a Maratha family. Madhukar Baburao Rahane and Sujata Rahane are his parents.
The family hails from the village of Chandanapuri, Tal-Sangamner. He has a younger brother Shashank sister and Apurva. Rahane studied from SV Joshi High School, Dombivali
At the age of seven, his father took him to a small coaching camp with a matting wicket in Dombivali ,as they could not afford proper coaching. Since he was 17, Rahane took coaching from former India batsman Pravin Amre.
Rahane married to Radhika Dhopavkar on 26 September 2014 at Mumbai.
He is an international cricketer who represents India and is the vice captain in the Test format of the game.He is a right-handed batsman who made his international debut in a Twenty20 International against England at Manchester in August 2011 and made his Test debut against Australia in March 2013.
Rahane made his first-class debut in 2007–08 season and averaged an impressive 62.04 after 100 innings. Rahane scored over 1000 runs three times in his first five seasons. With batsman Shikhar Dhawan injuring his fingers, Rahane made his Test debut in the 2013 Border–Gavaskar Trophy.
Rahane’s first Test century came at Basin Reserve, Wellington against New Zealand. In May 2016, the BCCI recommended him for the Arjuna award.