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Rohan Gavaskar Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Height: 5’ 5”
Wife: Swati Mankar
Age: 46 Years

Rohan Gavaskar

Bio/Wiki
Real name/Full nameRohan Sunil Gavaskar [1]Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
ProfessionCricketer (Batter)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms-70 kg
in pounds- 155 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourNatural Black
Cricket
International DebutODI- On 18 January 2004 against Australia at Gabba, Brisbane

Test- Did Not Play

T20- Did Not Play
Domestic/State Teams• Royal Bengal Tigers
• ICL India
• Elite Group B
• East Zone
• India A
• India B
• Indian Inv XI
• PCA Masters XI
• Rest of India
• Wills XI
• Young India
• Kolkata Knight Riders
• Bengal
Batting StyleLeft-hand bat
Bowling StyleLeft-arm spin orthodox
Personal Life
Date of Birth20 February 1976 (Friday)
Age (as of 2021) 46 Years
BirthplaceKanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac signPisces
Signature Rohan Gavaskar's autograph
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra
School• St. Xaviers Collegiate School, Kolkata
• Bombay Scottish School
College/UniversityRamniranjan Anandilal Podar College of Commerce and Economics
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendSwati Mankar
Marriage Date2 April 2003
Rohan Gavaskar's marriage photo
Family
Wife/SpouseSwati Mankar
Rohan Gavaskar's wife photo
ChildrenSon- Vivaan Gavaskar
Daughter- Reha Gavaskar
ParentsFather- Sunil Gavaskar
Sunil Gavaskar
Mother- Marshneil Gavaskar
Marshneil Gavaskar
Favourites
CricketerVirender Sehwag
Board GameLudo
ActorAmitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar
ActressPriyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone
SingerKumar Sanu and Udit Narayan
PlaceLondon

Rohan Gavaskar hitting a shot

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rohan Gavaskar

  • Rohan Gavaskar is a former Indian cricketer who played for India in 11 ODI matches. He was a middle-order left-handed batter and the son of the legendary Sunil Gavaskar.
  • Sunil Gavaskar named his son as a tribute to West Indian great Rohan Kanhai, India’s M. L. Jaisimha, and Gundappa Viswanath. His initial name was Rohan Jaivishwa but due to his surname, his name changed to Rohan Gavaskar.

    Rohan Gavaskar as a baby

    Rohan Gavaskar as a baby

  • Besides batting, he was a left-arm spin orthodox bowler who took crucial wickets for Bengal. He represented Bengal in Ranji Trophy and East Zone in the Duleep Trophy. As Mumbai had a great batting line-up, it would have been difficult for Rohan to grab his place in the team. So, he decided to play for Bengal as there were plenty of vacancies for batters at that time.
  • In 2001-02, he was selected as the captain of the Bengal team but his two seasons as a leader were poor. Under his tenure, Bengal though reached the finals of the Ranji Trophy in two consecutive years but hasn’t won any title.

    Rohan Gavaskar in domestic cricket

    Rohan Gavaskar in domestic cricket

  • In 2003, he scored 139 runs in a tour match for India A against Nottinghamshire in Trent Bridge and led his side to a win by seven wickets.
  • His batting average was higher in domestic cricket which gave him a chance to play for India in January 2004 in a VB Series in Australia. After the selection, he expressed his delight by saying that,

    “Couldn’t stop smiling for three days.”

    He came into the playing eleven for injured Mohammad Kaif. [2]Rediff.com In the first match, he could only score two runs but managed to take a crucial wicket of Andrew Symonds in the fifth ball of his international career.

    Rohan Gavaskar after taking a wicket of Andrew Symonds in 2004 against Australia

    Rohan Gavaskar after taking a wicket of Andrew Symonds in 2004 against Australia

  • His highest score of 54 runs came against Zimbabwe on 24 January 2004. This remained his only fifty in his international career.

    Rohan Gavaskar after scoring a fifty against Zimbabwe in 2004

    Rohan Gavaskar after scoring a fifty against Zimbabwe in 2004

  • He was then dropped for the subsequent tour of Pakistan. He was again tried for the Videocon cup, and tour of England where he was ineffective.
  • In 2007, he signed a contract with Indian Cricket League (ICL) for Kolkata Tigers which was declared unauthorized by the BCCI. After his exodus from ICL, he was among 71 other players who were granted amnesty by the BCCI in 2009.
  • After his return to mainstream Indian Domestic cricket, he was selected to play the third season of the Indian Premier League for the Kolkata Knight Riders.
  • He played his last first-class game in 2009 and retired on 9 February 2012. [3]The Times of India Post-retirement, he became a prominent face in commentary alongside his father. He did commentary in the 2013 IPL season and shows on Star Sports’ Star Power plus NDTV Sports shows. In 2017, he served as the media director of the Port Elizabeth franchise — Nelson Mandela Bay Stars. [4]Sportstar

    Rohan Gavaskar doing commentary with his father

    Rohan Gavaskar doing commentary with his father