Ruturaj Gaikwad (born 31 January 1997) is an Indian cricketer. He made his first-class debut for Maharashtra in the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy on 6 October 2016. He made his Twenty20 debut for Maharashtra in the 2016–17 Inter State Twenty-20 Tournament on 2 February 2017. He made his List A debut for Maharashtra in the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 25 February 2017.
In October 2018, he was named in India B’s squad for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy. In December 2018, he was named in India’s team for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup. Ruturaj Gaikwad has been a consistent performer for his state team Maharashtra. He was the highest run-getter for Maharashtra in the league stage of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2018-19. At the IPL 2019 Player Auction, the Chennai Super Kings secured his services at his base price of INR 20 lacs.
In December 2018, he was bought by the Chennai Super Kings in the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League. In June 2019, he scored 187 not out for India A against Sri Lanka A.
Ruturaj Gaikwad Batting
Ruturaj Gaikwad grabbed the spotlight in his during his U 19 days, finishing the second-highest scorer in the 2014-15 Cooch Behar Trophy. He scored 826 runs in 6 games with three centuries, and a half-century.
The same season he scored a 522 run partnership in Maharashtra Invitation Tournament in 2015, scoring a triple century in the game. His performances helped him to get selected in the India U 19 probable’s for the 2016 U 19 Cricket World Cup.
Ruturaj Gaikwad Domestic Career:
Despite that setback, Ruturaj Gaikwad proved himself in the domestic circuit to get to where he is now. The following Cooch Behar Trophy season, Ruturaj impressed again as he scored 4 hundred and 3 fifties while tallying 875 in 7 matches.
Ruturaj made his first-class debut for Maharashtra’s Ranji team in 2016-17, at the age of 19. His Ranji debut was cut short after being hit with Varun Aaron’s delivery in the match against Jharkhand. He had to undergo surgery, resulting in him missing the Ranji season.
After 8 weeks of recuperation, Ruturaj came back in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, playing just one match. The following season Ruturaj declared his caliber as an ODI opening batsman. The youngster scored 132 off just 110 deliveries against Himachal Pradesh, his maiden List A century.
He was Maharashtra’s best batsman in the tournament with 444 runs in his first 7 matches at an average of 63 – All that is a debut season! Ruturaj became a regular in Maharashtra’s Ranji team for the next season and went on to score 342 runs in 10 games.
Ruturaj Gaikwad IPL
The successful 2018-19 in the domestic circuit was just the start of Ruturaj’s success story. With a bagful of runs in both white and red-ball cricket, he was selected for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup. Ruturaj Gaikwad blew hot and cold in the tournament, scoring 119 runs in 4 innings with just one half-century.
Ruturaj Gaikwad CSK
Ruturaj’s domestic performances helped him get his first contract in the IPL as Chennai Super Kings bought the youngster for the 2019 season for ₹20 lakh.
Ruturaj never expected him to be picked.
Ruturaj Gaikwad Age, Height, Wiki, Biography, Husband, Family, Photos
|Real Name||Ruturaj Dashrat Gaikwad|
|Date of Birth||January 31, 1997|
|Birth Place||Pune, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Pune, Maharashtra India|
|Zodiac Sign/ Sun Sign||Aquarius|
|Debut||First-class debut Jharkhand v Maharashtra at Delhi, Oct 6-9, 2016|
|Height and Weight|
|Height in Centimeters||173 cm|
|Height in Meters||1.73 m|
|Height in Feet Inches||5′ 8″|
|Weight in Kilograms||65 Kg|
|Weight in Pounds||143 lbs|
|Body Measurements||Not Known|
|Body Shape||Slim Athletic|
|Marriage and Affairs|
|Girl Friend||Not Known|
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|Net worth||15 Crores|
|School||St Josephs High School|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Batting Style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm offbreak|
|Teams Played for||Board President XI, Maharashtra, India A, India Blue,India B, Chennai Super Kings, ACC Emerging Asia Team|
|IPL Debut||2020- CSK|
Ruturaj Gaikwad Images:
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- Ruturaj Gaikwad began his cricketing career at the age of 12 at the Vengsarkar Cricket Academy in Pimpri-Chinchwad in Pune.
- He was India’s second-highest run-scorer in the Cooch Behar Trophy for 2 back to back years.
- Ruturaj Gaikwad loves to play Tennis and would want to give a go at the sport if not for cricket.
- Chennai Superkings during the 2019 IPL player auction at his base price of INR 20 Lakhs.
- Gaikwad is a part-time off-spinner as well.