Rajeshwari Gayakwad (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Biography, Family, Husband & More

Rajeshwari Gayakwad (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Biography, Weight, Family, Career, Cast, Net worth, Husband, Jersey Number, Stats, Birth Place, Salary & More.

Rajeshwari Gayakwad is an Indian cricketer and a member of the Indian Women’s National cricket team. She is a right-hand batter and bowls slow left-arm orthodox.


Real NameRajeshwari Shivanand Gayakwad
ProfessionIndian Cricketer
Date of Birth01 June 1991
Age (as in 2021)30 years old
Zodiac SignGemini
Birth PlaceBijapur, Karnataka, India
FamilyFather: Late Shivanand Gayakwad
Mother: Savithri Gayakwad
Siblings: Kashinath (brother),
Rameshwari (sister),
Bhuvaneshwari (sister)
Home TownBijapur, Karnataka, India

Birth & Early Life

Rajeshwari was born on 1st June 1991 in Karnataka, India. She was brought up in a sports-driven family where each of her siblings excelled in one sport or the other. Her brothers pursue careers in volleyball and badminton while her sisters pursue hockey and cricket as professions. As a young girl, Rajeshwari competed in javelin throw and discus throw. Her late father dreamed that Rajeshwari makes it to the national cricket team. At the age of 18, she decided to pursue cricket as a career.

Education & More

SchoolNot known
CollegeNot known
QualificationBachelor degree in Arts
AwardsNot known


In 2009, her performance booked her a spot in the Karnataka Women’s team. In 2014, she made her ODI debut against Sri Lanka. In the same year, she also made her T20I debut against Sri Lanka but lost the match by 3 wickets. In 2017, Rajeshwari’s team made it to the finals of the Women’s Cricket World Cup but lost the game.

In 2019, she played for Trailblazers in the Women’s IPL. In 2020, she was named to the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, Australia. In 2021, Rajedshwari was part of the Indian squad that played the 5th ODI and WT20I against South Africa. The latter was won by the Indian team.

Playing Style Bowler
International DebutWTEST: 16 – 19, June 2014 against SA Women.
WODI: 19 January 2014 against SL Women.
WT20I: January 25, 2014, against SL Women.
Teams Karnataka Women, Trailblazers, India Women
Batting Style Right-hand bat
Bowling Style Slow left-arm orthodox
Jersey No. #1
Best Record 9th rank in highest wicket-takers for India in Women’s ODIs
Coach/ MentorN/A

Personal Life & More

Pooja’s Zodiac sign is Gemini. Her net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

Marital StatusUnmarried
Net worth$5 M
SalaryNot Available

Physical Status & More

Height (approx.)163 cm
Weight (approx.)60kg
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBlack

Some Important Facts About Rajeshwari Gayakwad

  1. Rajeshwari is a big fan of New Zealand cricketer, Daniel Vettori.
  2. She is the first woman cricketer from Bijapur to play in the national team.
  3. She has a 5 wicket haul in the 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup.
  4. Her Jersey number is 1.
  5. In 2021, Rajeshwari was one of the 3 nominees for the ICC Women’s Cricket Player of the Month (March).

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