Ruturaj Gaikwad Full Biography
A temperamentally strong solid opening Ruturaj Gaikwad born in Pune before moving to Mumbai. His stance and batting style just as same veteran Rohit Sharma. Ruturaj completely inspired by Brendon McCullum’s scoop shot in a match between Australia and New Zealand. This made him fall in love with cricket. And later on, he joined cricket Vengsarkar Cricket Academy at the age of 11.
Ruturaj grabbed the eyeballs of media platforms when he ended up the 2014-15 Cooch Behar Trophy as the leading run-scorer with 826 runs in 6 games with the help of three centuries and alone half-century.
He made his first-class debut for Maharashtra’s Ranji team in 2016-17, at the age of 19. His decent outing earned him a spot in India A for ACC emerging Asia Cup 2018 where he hammed sir Lankan A with unbeaten 187 not out and followed by 125 not out in the next game. After the successful 2018-19 season for the Ruturaj, he was picked by Chennai Super Kings for 20 lacs. After getting out cheaply in his first match, he scored back to back 3 half centuries of CSK. Apart from a decent start to his career, he might be hoping for a national call.
Ruturaj Gaikwad Basic Information
- Name: Ruturaj Gaikwad
- Nickname: Rutu
- Role: Opening Batsman
- Batting Style: Right-hand bat
- Bowling Style: Right-arm off-break
Ruturaj Gaikwad Physical Appearance
- Height (approx.): 5ft 9 inches
- Weight (approx.): 65 kg
- Eye Colour: Black
- Hair Colour: Black
Personal Life of Ruturaj Gaikwad
- Date of Birth: 31 January 1997
- Age: 24 years
- Birth Place: Pune, Maharashtra, India
- Zodiac sign: Aquarius
- Nationality: Indian
- School: St. Joseph High School
- College: n/a
- Educational Qualifications: n/a
- Net Worth: $100k approx.
Ruturaj Gaikwad Family & Religion
- Father: Dashrath Gaikwad
- Mother: Sarita Gaikwad
- Brother: n/a
- Sister: n/a
- Coach/Mentor: Sandeep Chavan
- Religion: Hinduism
- Address: Pune, India
Cricket Career of Ruturaj Gaikwad
- Test: n/a
- ODI: n/a
- T20: n/a
- Jersey Number: 31
- Domestic/State Teams: India A, India B, India Blue, Maharashtra, India Under-23, Chennai Super Kings
- Nature on the field: Calm
Highlighted Records of Ruturaj Gaikwad
- Ruturaj scored a century against England Lions in January 2019 playing for Board President’s XI.
- He scored 187* off just 136 balls against Sri Lanka A while playing for India A in ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2018.
Ruturaj Gaikwad Preferences & Hobbies
- Hobbies: playing tennis
- Favorite Cricketers: Rohit Sharma, Kane Williamson
- Most Favorite Sportspersons: Brendon McCullum
- Favorite Food: Pizza
- Favorite Color: Yellow
Ruturaj Gaikwad Relationship Status
- Marital Status: single
- Wife: n/a
- Marriage Date: n/a
- Children: n/a
Ruturaj Gaikwad Awards and Recognitions
Controversies did by Ruturaj Gaikwad
- Not any controversy yet.
The All Out Cricket Post Interview of Ruturaj Gaikwad
Lesser-Known Facts About Ruturaj Gaikwad
- Ruturaj Gaikwad loves to play Tennis and would want to give it a go at the sport if not for cricket.
- Gaikwad tested positive for COVID-19 right before the start of the 2020 Indian Premier League.
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