Ruturaj Gaikwad Profile, Wiki, Biography, Age, Country, Cricket Stats, Wife, Height, Net Pay, Salary, IPL 2024, Aggressive Batsman

Ruturaj Gaikwad Profile: Ruturaj Dasharath Gaikwad (born January 31, 1997) is an Indian international cricketer who leads the Maharashtra cricket team in the T20 and List A formats, as well as the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League 2024 (IPL). He made his international debut for the Indian cricket team against Sri Lanka in July 2021. Gaikwad captained the Indian squad that claimed the gold medal at the 2022 Asian Games. He was the leading run-scorer in the 2021 IPL season and currently serves as the captain of the Maharashtra team in T20 and List A cricket. He is now CSK captain in IPL 2024.

Ruturaj Gaikwad Profile, Wiki, Biography

Ruturaj Gaikwad
Ruturaj Gaikwad
Full nameRuturaj Dasharath Gaikwad
Nick NameRuthuRaj or Ruthu
Father name and ProfessionDasharath Gaikwad Ex-Employee of DRDO
Mother’s nameSawita Gaikwad
Date of Birth31 January 1997
Age (As on 22nd Mar 2024)27 years 1 months 22 days
Birth PlacePune, Maharashtra
Cricket RoleRight-Hand Batsman
SpouseUtkarsha Pawar (Ruturaj Wife)
Education and CollegeUG from Marathvada Mitra Mandal’s Polytechnic College
Current ResidencePune, State Maharashtra, India
Bowling StyleRight arm off break
IPL Cricket debut2020
TeamsMaharashtra(2016 debut), Pune, List A, Chennai Super Kings

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Early Life Ruturaj Gaikwad

  • Ruturaj Gaikwad is from Pune, Maharashtra
  • His father worked for DRDO, and his mother is a schoolteacher
  • His native village is Pargaon Memane in the Saswad area of the Pune district
  • He studied at St Joseph’s Boys’ High School, Lakashmibai Nadgude School, and Marathvada Mitra Mandal’s Polytechnic

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Domestic Career Ruturaj Gaikwad

  • Joined Varroc Vengsarkar Academy at age 13 in Pimpri Chinchwad
  • Scored 306 runs in 522-run partnership with teammate Vinay in 2015
  • Made first-class debut for Maharashtra in 2016-17 Ranji Trophy
  • Top scorer in 2016-17 Vijay Hazare Trophy with 444 runs
  • Played for India A, India B, India Blue, and India U-23
  • Scored four centuries in four matches in Mandke Trophy 2019
  • Captained Maharashtra in 2021 Mushtaq Ali Trophy
  • Equalled Virat Kohli’s record of most hundreds in a Vijay Hazare season (2021-22)
  • First batter to hit seven sixes in an over in 2022-23 Vijay Hazare Trophy
  • Most centuries (12) in Vijay Hazare Trophy history

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International Career Ruturaj Gaikwad

  • Made T20I debut against Sri Lanka in July 2021
  • Scored maiden T20I fifty against South Africa in June 2022
  • Made ODI debut against South Africa in October 2022
  • Named in India’s Test and ODI squads for West Indies series in June 2023
  • Vice-captain for Ireland series under Jasprit Bumrah in July 2023
  • Scored maiden ODI fifty against Australia in September 2023
  • Led India to gold medal at 2022 Asian Games (T20I)
  • Scored maiden T20I century (123*) against Australia in November 2023

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IPL Career of Ruturaj Gaikwad

Ruturaj Gaikwad Net Worth 2024

Net WorthINR 36 crores, Estimated $4 million
Age27 years
Source of WealthFrom Professional Cricket tournament, Some Brand Endorsements and Advertisements
SalaryINR 8 crores/ Year
EndorsementsGames 24X7
GO Kratos
Mount Road Social
SS Cricket Kits
Social Offline

Batting Stats of Ruturaj Gaikwad

MatchesInningsNot OutRunsHighestAverageStrike Rate100200504s6s

Ruturaj Gaikwad Physical Stats

HeightCentimetres– 175 cm
Meters– 1.75 m
Feet inches– 5’ 9”
Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 40 inches
– Waist: 30 inches
– Biceps: 14 inches

Ruturaj Gaikwad Car Collection

  • BMW
  • Audi

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Facts about Ruturaj Gaikwad

Ruturaj Gaikwad with wife
Ruturaj Gaikwad with wife
  • Early Start:  Ruturaj began honing his skills at the young age of 13, enrolling in the Dilip Vengsarkar Cricket Academy in Pune.
  • Family Background: Unlike many cricketers, Ruturaj doesn’t come from a sporting family. His father is a retired DRDO employee and his mother is a teacher. He is married to Utkarsha Pawar.
  • Record-Breaking Run Scorer:  Gaikwad holds the record for the most centuries (by any player) in the prestigious Vijay Hazare Trophy, a premier domestic tournament in India.
  • Undeterred by Initial Setbacks: In the 2021 IPL season, after starting with low scores, Ruturaj’s talent was recognized by the coach, who showed faith in him. This trust paid off as he went on to score a brilliant century and become a key player for Chennai Super Kings.
  • Dominant Form in India A:  Before making his international debut, Ruturaj smashed a phenomenal 187* in an unofficial ODI against Sri Lanka A, showcasing his talent at the highest domestic level

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