Ruturaj Gaikwad is very talented Indian cricketer. Ruturaj started his first-class career with Ranji trophy on 6th October 2016 as a Maharashtra team player. He started his T20 career on 2 February 2017 same with Maharashtra team. In the same year he played Vijay Hazare Trophy for Maharashtra team. He began his IPL journey as a player of the team Chennai Super Kings. He also made his debut in international cricket for India in July 2021 against Sri Lanka. He was in outstanding form during recent IPL 2021 and ended as a leading run scorer. So lets have a look in detailed information regarding Ruturaj’s career and his personal details.
Ruturaj Gaikwad was born on January 31, 1997 in Maharashtra, India. At present his age is 24 years (As of the year 2021).
Wiki/Biography and Early life
Ruturaj Gaikwad was born and brought up in well known city Pune, Maharashtra, India. Ruturaj has the zodiac sign of Aquarius. He is very much interested in cricket since his childhood and used to play lot of cricket in his childhood. As he love cricket his parents never forced him for study but he managed his study and cricket together. He pursued his schooling from private school in Pune, India. He actually started to playing cricket when he was just 5 years old. After seeing his attachment towards cricket his father sent him in Varroc Vengsarkar Cricket Academy, Pune when he was only 11 years old. There are very less data available of his graduation.
|Full Name||Ruturaj Gaikwad|
|Date of Birth||January 31, 1997|
|Birthplace||Pune, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign / Sun sign||Aquarius|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
He joined Varroc Vengsarkar Cricket Academy placed in Pimpri Chinchwad in Pune when he was 13 years old. He made his first-class debut for Maharashtra on 6 October 2016 in the Ranji Trophu. He played his first twenty20 game for Maharashtra in Inter State Twenty-20 Tournament in 2017. He played as an opener for Maharashtra Cricket team against Chattisgarh in the Ranji Trophy season 2019 and scored 108 in first inning and 76 in second inning and also won the award for man of the match. On 25 February 2017, he debuted for Maharashtra in List A in the 2016-17 Vijay Hazare Trophy. He also played domestic cricket for India A, India B, India Blue, Maharashtra and the India Under 23 team. The Indian B team named Gaikwad to its squad for the upcoming Deodhar Trophy in October 2018. He was selected in the Indian team for the 2018 Asia Cup for Emerging Teams of the ACC. His name was included in India B’s team for the Deodhar Trophy season 2019–20. In July 2021 he got the opportunity and made his debut in international cricket against Sri Lanka in T20 and ODI series.
In the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League, Gaikwad was bought by the Chennai Super Kings. As part of the 2021 tournament, Gaikwad made his maiden century in the IPL, scoring 101 not out against the Rajasthan Royals. Gaikwad innings of 32 runs off 27 balls led CSK to a 27-run victory over Kolkata Knight Riders in the finals on 15 October. His 635 runs made him the winner of the Orange Cap and award for the Emerging Player of the Year for the 2021 tournament.
Family and Cast
Ruturaj Gaikwad was born into well educated family from Pune , India. As per some popular websites his father name is Dashrath Gaikwad. He was working as a defence research development officer. His mother name is Sawita Gaikwad who works as a teacher in government municipality school. His parents always supported him in his cricket career and never stopped him from playing cricket. In his family he has so many cousins but no one is associated with sports else then Ruturaj but they all always motivated him and helped him to get the place which he has today.
|Father Name||Dashrath Gaikwad.|
|Mother Name||Sawita Gaikwad|
|Siblings Name||Not Known|
Girlfriend/Wife and Relationships
Many resources revealed that Ruturaj Gaikwad is in the relationship with Sayali Sanjeev. Sayali is Model by profession and worked for Dentzz, Swarovski Gems, Quikr and Birla Eyecare. She also appeared in music video along with Sushant Shela. She also worked in Zee Marathi’s TV serial “Kaahe Diya Pardes”.
|Girlfriend name||Sayali Sanjeev|
As per his Ruturaj’s look we estimated that he has height of around 5 ft 9 in/ 175 cm and weight of around 64 kg/ 141 lbs. He has very fit and slim physique which helps him to stay faster in the field. As he is sport person he is very focused towards fitness and used to spend lot of time in gym. Ruturaj looks cool with his black hair, beard and black eyes.
|Weight (approx.)||Kilograms- 64 Kg|
Weight in Pounds- 141 lbs
|Height (approx.)||Centimeters – 175 cm|
Inches – 5 ft 9 in
Meter – 1.75 m
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
As he is just entered into international cricket he is growing very rapidly but we didn’t find any information regarding his net worth. His main source of income is through his contract with IPL teams, from BCCI and some other.
|Net Worth||Not Known|
|Address||Pune, Maharashtra, India|
|Office Phone Number / Mobile Number||Not Known|
Some lesser known Interesting facts
- As a 12 year old, Ruturaj Gaikwad started playing cricket at the Vengsarkar Cricket Academy in Pimpri-Chinchwad, Pune.
- In two back-to-back Cooch Behar Trophy tournaments, he was India’s second-highest scorer.
- Along with batting he is also a part time off-spinner.
- He became the part of India Blue Team in 2019-20 Duleep trophy.
- IPL teal CSK signed him in the 2020 UAE season. He was included in CSK team when Suresh Raina leave this season due to some private reason.
- He also loves to play golf and travelling to various places.