Wife: Utkarsha Pawar
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 26 Years
|Full Name||Ruturaj Dashrat Gaikwad Firstpost|
|Famous For||Scoring 187* runs against Sri Lanka A in June 2019|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 9”
|International Debut||ODI- 6 October 2022 against South Africa at Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium
T20- 28 July 2021 against Sri Lanka at R.Premadasa Stadium
|Jersey Number||• #31 (India U-23)
• #31 (Chennai Super Kings)
|Domestic/State Team(s)||• India A
• India B
• India Blue
• Chennai Super Kings
• India Under-23
|Batting Style||Right-hand batsman|
|Records||7 Sixes in an over in A Vijay Hazare Trophy match in November 2022|
|Date of Birth||31 January 1997 (Friday)|
|Age (as of 2023)||26 Years|
|Relationships & More|
|Marriage Date||3 June 2023
Some Lesser Known Facts About Ruturaj Gaikwad
- Ruturaj Gaikwad is a domestic Indian cricketer who plays for Maharashtra, India A, and Chennai Super Kings. Ruturaj began his practice at an early age, and he used to practice at Vengsarkar Cricket Academy in the Pimpri-Chinchwad area in Pune.
- Ruturaj Gaikwad started playing for the team of Maharashtra. He was a part of the U-16 and U-19 teams of Maharashtra. Ruturaj played for the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy for Maharashtra, which marked his debut in first-class cricket.
- In December 2018, due to his consistent performance in the state-level matches, Ruturaj Gaikwad was bought by Chennai Super Kings for the base price of Rs. 20 lakhs. He was a part of the 2019 Indian Premier League. Outlook
- In June 2019, Ruturaj scored 187 runs (not out) against Sri Lanka A while he was playing for India A. He received the Man of the Match award for his performance in the match.
- In 2019, he became a part of the India Blue team’s squad for the 2019-20 Duleep Trophy.
- In 2020, Ruturaj accompanied Chennai Super Kings to the U.A.E. for the 2020 Indian Premier League. On arrival, the whole team was tested positive for Covid-19 including Ruturaj Ruturaj returned to practice sessions from 21 September 2020 after his recovery.
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) September 21, 2020
- Ruturaj was added to the team in place of Suresh Raina as he had to leave the premier league due to certain personal reasons. Ruturaj Gaikwad is a big fan of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and Ruturaj can be seen in the field with him during practices.
- In his leisure time, Ruturaj Gaikwad likes to play golf and travel to new places.
- On 28 November 2022, while playing for Maharashtra in the Vijay Hazare Trophy quarter-final against Uttar Pradesh, he smashed 43 runs in the penultimate over of the innings off the bowling of Shiva Singh; Gaikwad hit seven consecutive sixes as the fifth ball of the over turned out to be a no-ball, and the free-hit also disappeared for a six.
Ruturaj Gaikwad smashes 4⃣3⃣ runs in one over! 🔥🔥
— BCCI Domestic (@BCCIdomestic) November 28, 2022
- His Mehndi ceremony, prior to his marriage, took place on 1 June 2023 in Mumbai.
- In July 2023, Ruturaj Gaikwad was announced to lead India’s men’s squad at the Asian Games, to be held in Hangzhou, China.