Ruturaj Gaikwad (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Bating, Girlfriend (GF) & More
Ruturaj Gaikwad is an Indian batsman, who made his first-class debut with the Ranji trophy from the Maharashtra team on 6th October 2016. He debuted in the Twenty20 world also for the Maharashtrian team in the 2016-2017 Interstate Twenty20 tournament on 2 February 2017. He also made his List A debut in the same year for the Maharashtrian team in the 2016-17 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 25 February 2017.
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|Real Name||Ruturaj Gaikwad|
|Date of Birth||31st January 1997|
|Age (as in 2021)||24 years old|
|Birth Place||Pune, Maharashtra|
|Family||Father: Dashrath Gaikwad|
Mother: Not Known
Brother: Not Known
Sister: Not Known
|Home Town||Pune, Maharashtra|
Birth and Early life
Ruturaj Gaikwad was born on 31 January 1997 in Pune, Maharashtra. He belongs to a family where academics are valued more than sports. His father Dashrath Gaikwad is a Defence Research Development Officer and his mom teaches at a municipal school. No one in his family, even none of his cousins played sports.
Ruturaj is an ardent cricket fan, so he started playing cricket at the age of 5 and 6. At the age of eleven, he joined Vengsarkar Cricket Academy.
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Ruturaj Gaikwad started playing at an early age he joined Vengsarkar Cricket Academy at the age of 11. He started playing for the state’s 16s team then eventually proceeded in playing for the state’s under 19 teams.
- Domestic career
His career kick-started in the year 2014-15, he scored a lot of runs in the Cooch Behar trophy. He was the second-highest scorer of the season. And in the next season of the same trophy, he scored more runs, which helped him to score his place in the under 19 team.
He debuted in first-class cricket on October 6, 2016, for the Maharashtrian team against the Jharkhand team in the Ranji trophy. But due to a finger injury, he was ruled out of the tournament. He made his comeback on February 2, 2017, straight-six weeks after his debut.
He started his List A career in the same month by playing against Himachal Pradesh in Vijay Hazare Trophy on February 25, 2017.
- International Career
On Day 10 June 2021, BCCI announced India’s 19 men’s squad for ODI & T20I series against Sri Lanka, In this, Indian Team Squad Ruturaj was selected. But he was not selected for the ODI team. Ruturaj was selected in the T20 series against Sri Lanka, he missed the first match of this series but he played the second T20i match. He made his T20 International debut on July 28, 2021, against Sri Lanka, In his debut match, he scored 21 runs in 18 balls.
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|Playing Style||Opening Batsman|
|International Debut||Test: Not Yet|
ODI: 6 October 2022 against South Africa
T20i: 28 July 2021 against Sri Lanka
|Debut Matches||First-class crickety on October 6, 2016|
List A– 2017
T20 – Vijay Hazare Trophy on 25 February 2017
ODI– 17 January 2020 against New Zealand XI
Chennai Super Kings
|Batting Style||Right Handed Batsman|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm off-break|
|Best Record||129 runs versus Odisha|
|Coach/ Mentor||Not known|
Ruturaj Gaikwad made his IPL debut for Chennai Super Kings in 2018, CSK bought Gaikwad at Rs. 20 lakh. He was the last player picked by the team at the 2018 IPL auctions.
He didn’t play in the 2018 IPL, although the team retained him for 2020. He debuted for the team on September 23, 2020, in the match against Rajasthan Royals. Although he was declared out on the very first ball, he scored in consecutive matches.
In IPL 2021 he performed tremendous innings. He is looking forward bright future and doing his best.
|IPL Debut Match||2019|
|Year of Played Matches and Teams||Chennai Super Kings (2019)|
|Record||He scored 72 runs in 53 balls against KKR in 2020|
Personal life & More
Ruturaj is an Aquarius blood, he was brought up in a joint family, grew up with his cousins. Gaikwad’s family belongs to the Hindu religion in which his father’s name is Dashrath Gaikwad who is Defense Research Development Officer and his mother’s name is Savita Gaikwad who teaches in a municipal school, he has one sister in his family. Ruturaj’s girlfriend namely Utkarsha.
|Salary||8000000( IPL income)|
Physical status & More
|Height (approx.)||5-6”(In Feet)|
|Weight (approx.)||Not unknown|
|Body Measurements||Not unknown|
Some Unknown Facts About Ruturaj Gaikwad
- Ruturaj Gaikwad was born and brought up in Pune, Maharashtra, India
- He started his first-class cricket career in Ranji trophy in the year 2016-17.
- He caught people’s eyes when he performed significantly in the Cooch Behar trophy.
- He loves playing golf and traveling in his leisure time.
- Ruturaj is an ardent fan of MS Dhoni.
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