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Ruturaj Gaikwad (Cricketer) Age, Height, Girlfriend, Biography & More

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Hometown: Pune
Girlfriend: Utkarsha
Height: 5'9"

Ruturaj Gaikwad

Bio/Wiki
Full NameRuturaj Dashrat Gaikwad [1]Firstpost
ProfessionCricketer (Batsman)
Famous ForScoring 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”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Cricket
International DebutODI- India A vs New Zealand XI on 17 January 2020
T20- For Maharashtra in the 2016-2017 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 25 February 2017
Jersey Number• #31 (India U-23)
• #31 (Chennai Super Kings)
Domestic/State Team(s)• India A
• India B
• India Blue
• Chennai Super Kings
• Maharashtra
• India Under-23
Coach/MentorStephen Fleming
Batting StyleRight-hand batsman
Personal Life
Date of Birth31 January 1997 (Friday)
Age (as in 2020) 23 Years
BirthplacePune, Maharashtra
Zodiac signAquarius
NationalityIndian
HometownPune
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendUtkarsha [2]Instagram
Ruturaj Gaikwad with his girlfriend Utkarsha

Ruturaj Gaikwad

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 during a local cricket tournament of his academy

    Ruturaj Gaikwad during a local cricket tournament of his academy

  • 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. [3]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.

    Ruturaj Gaikwad receiving Man of the Match award for his performance

    Ruturaj Gaikwad receiving the Man of the Match award for his performance

  • 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.

  • 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.

    Ruturaj Gaikwad with Mahendra Singh Dhoni during IPL practice sessions

    Ruturaj Gaikwad with Mahendra Singh Dhoni during IPL practice sessions

  • In his leisure time, Ruturaj Gaikwad likes to play golf and travel to new places.

    Ruturaj Gaikwad playing golf at a golf club

    Ruturaj Gaikwad playing golf at a golf club

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