Some lesser known facts about Murugan Ashwin
- Does Murugan Ashwin smoke?: No
- Does Murugan Ashwin drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Murugan is often misunderstood as the brother Indian offspinner R Ashwin, which he is not.
- Though, there a common think between the two as he and R Ashwin both graduated from the Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering in Chennai.
- He is the son of famous Tamil novelist and VP of HCL technologies, Era Murugan.
- He was the biggest gainer in the 2016 IPL auction when Rising Pune Super Giants bought him for 4.5 crores (INR) from the base price of 10 lakhs (INR).
- He was a sharp student as he scored 93% in CBSE Matrics, 94.5% in 12th boards and GPA of 8 in mechanical engineering.