Rajvardhan Hangargekar Height, Age, Family, Biography

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Age: 21 Years
Hometown: Tuljapur, Maharashtra
Marital Status: Unmarried

Rajvardhan Hangargekar

Full NameRajvardhan S Hangargekar
ProfessionCricketer (Bowling All-rounder)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 11" (180 cm)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Jersey Number#10 (Chennai Super Kings)
Rajvardhan Hangargekar's IPL jersey number 10
Domestic/State Team• Maharashtra
Rajvardhan Hangargekar in Maharashtra state team jersey
• Chennai Super Kings
Rajvardhan Hangargekar in Chennai Super Kings's jersey
• West Zone
Coach/Mentor• Ram Hirapure
• Tejas Matapurkar
Rajvardhan Hangargekar with his trainer
Batting StyleRight Hand Bat
Bowling StyleRight Arm Fast Medium
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 November 2002 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2023) 21 Years
BirthplaceTuljapur, Maharashtra
Zodiac signScorpio
HometownTuljapur, Maharashtra
SchoolTerna Public School, Maharashtra
College/UniversityMarathwada Mitra Mandal’s College of Commerce, Pune, Maharashtra
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
ControversyAge Fraud
In February 2022, he was accused of committing age fraud by the Commissioner of Sports and Youth Department, Maharashtra
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Subhas Hangargekar (deceased)
Mother- Anita Hangargekar
Rajvardhan Hangargekar with his mother
SiblingsBrother- Abhijeet Hangargekar
Cricketer(s)Batsman- MS Dhoni, Viv Richards
Bowler- Jasprit Bumrah
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Rs. 1.50 Crore
Social Media
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Rajvardhan Hangargekar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rajvardhan Hangargekar

  • Rajvardhan loved playing cricket since he was a kid, and his father supported him in pursuing cricket as his career. It was his father’s dream to see him play for India.
  • He was 9 when he joined a cricket academy in Osmanabad, where he met his first coach, Ram Hirapure. He started his career as a batsman with off-spin bowling.
  • He became a pacer unexpectedly. While playing for the Osmanabad district U-14 team, when he saw his team struggling for a fast bowler, he opted for it and bowled really well. He later started working on his bowling line, length, and bowling action as a professional pacer.
  • Tejas Matapurkar (the coach for Maharashtra’s U-16 team at the time) was very impressed with Rajvardhan’s strength and his work ethics and used to call him “Stallion.” When Rajvardhan approached him regarding his off-season workout, Tejas Matapukar suggested he stay in Pune and work on his fitness and even offered to stay at his home.
  • In 1016, after seeing his performance as an all-rounder, he was selected to play for the Maharashtra U-16 team.
  • He played the 2017-18 Vijay Merchant Trophy, where he took 17 wickets in 6 matches with an average of 24.
  • In 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic Rajvardhan lost his father.
  • On 16 January 2021, he made his T20 debut for Maharashtra in the 2020-21 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
  • On 21 February 2021, he made his List A debut for the Maharashtra 2020–21 Vijay Hazare Trophy.
  • In December 2021, he was selected for the 2022 ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup in the West Indies.
2022 ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup team

2022 ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup team

  • Rajvardhan bowled at a pace of 141.7 kph during the U-19 World Cup semifinals. He was appreciated by the commentators and connoisseurs and marked as “one for the future” by them.
  • Rajvardhan took 19 wickets in 8 games and scored 218 runs in the U-19 Vinoo Mankad Trophy in September-October.
  • In February 2022, the Chennai Super Kings bought Rajvardhan for INR 1.5 crore. In 2023, he made his IPL debut with the Chennai Super Kings.
Rajvardhan Hangargekar with Chennai Super Kings players

Rajvardhan Hangargekar with Chennai Super Kings players

  • On 19 July 2023, Rajvardhan took a 5-wicket haul in the 2023 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup match against Pakistan A-list cricket team conceding only 42 runs that lead the team towards victory.
2023 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup match against Pakistan A cricket team

2023 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup match against Pakistan A cricket team