Ruturaj Gaikwad Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Height, Career & More

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Ruturaj Gaikwad Wiki/Biography

Ruturaj Gaikwad was born on 31st January 1997 (age 24 as of 2021) in Delhi. He is a youth from Pune, Maharashtra showing his talent in the Indian Premier League. Ruturaj Gaikwad is known for playing risk-free cricket. MS Dhoni, applauds Ruturaj Gaikwad for his cricketing skills and presence of mind on the ground. He is famous for hitting 187* runs against Sri Lanka A. 

Ruturaj Gaikwad was signed by Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2019 at his base price of INR 20 Lakh. Further, he was retained in the same team at his base price in IPL 2020 and 2021.

Physical Appearance

  • Height:¬†5‚Ä≤9″ (1.75 m approx.)
  • Eye Color:¬†Black
  • Hair Color:¬†Black

Personal Information

  • Full Name:¬†Ruturaj Dashrath Gaikwad
  • Date of Birth:¬†31st January 1997
  • Age:¬†24 as of 2021
  • Birth Place:¬†Pune, Maharashtra
  • Teams:¬†Maharashtra, India A, India B, India U-23, India Blue, Chennai Super Kings
  • Jersey Number:¬†#31 (India U-23, Chennai Super Kings)
  • Role:¬†Batsman
  • Batting Style:¬†Right Hand Batsman
  • Bowling Style:¬†Right-arm off-break
  • Zodiac Sign:¬†Aquarius
  • Nationality:¬†Indian
  • School:¬†NA
  • College:¬†NA
  • Girlfriend:¬†Utkarsha
  • Hobbies: Golf

Family & Caste

  • Father:¬†Dashrath Gaikwad
  • Mother:¬†Sarita Gaikwad
  • Coach:¬†Stephen Fleming

Career

Domestic Cricket

  • Ruturaj Gaikwad was part of the U-16 and U-19 teams of Maharashtra
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad made his First Class Cricket Debut for Maharashtra in the 2016-2017 Ranji Trophy.¬†
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad made his debut in List-A cricket in the Vijay Hazare Trophy in February 2017.
  • He further made his T-20 debut for Maharashtra in the year 2017.
  • He was the part of India Blue team for the 2019-2020 Duleep Trophy.

 

International Cricket

Ruturaj Gaikwad made his Debut for India-A against New Zealand on 17th January 2020. 

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Indian Premier League (IPL)

Ruturaj Gaikwad made his debut in IPL on 22nd September 2020 for Chennai Super Kings against Rajasthan Royals. 

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Awards/Achievements

  • Lalit Yadav is known for hitting 187* runs against Sri Lanka A in June 2019.

Favourite Things

  • Cricketer Batsman:¬†Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Facts/Trivia

  • Ruturaj Gaikwad was selected for IPL to be played in UAE. But unfortunately, he was tested Corona Positive due to which he missed his first match. Soon after his recovery, he joined the squad.
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad likes playing Golf whenever he is off the field.
  • He was included in the IPL 2020 squad in place of Suresh Raina.
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad’s idol is Mahendra Singh Dhoni. He is usually seen around MS Dhoni during Nets.

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