Ruturaj Gaikwad

Ruturaj  Gaikwad
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Club: Chennai Super Kings
Position: Batsman
Nationality: Indian
Age: 31.01.1997 (25)
Batting style: Right Handed Bat
Wife: Unmarried
Bowling style: Right-arm Offbreak
Height: 5 ft. 9 in. (1.75m)
Weight: 70 Kgs (Approx)
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Team: Maharashtra 2016-2020
Team: India National Cricket Team 2017-2020
Team: CSK 2020
Runs scored
1349
Batting average
38.54
Balls faced
2653
50s
6
100s
4
Runs scored
2499
Batting average
49.00
Balls faced
2550
50s
16
100s
6
Runs scored
204
Batting average
51.0
Balls faced
169
50s
3
100s
0

Season Team League
2016-2020 Maharashtra First-class Cricket
2017-2020 India National Cricket Team List A
2020 Chennai Super Kings Indian Premier League

Ruturaj  Gaikwad

Transfer Career

  • 2016-present Maharashtra
  • 2019-present Chennai Super Kings

 

Biography

Ruturaj is one of the best upcoming talents, rising steadily in the cricket-world. He is also praised by legend cricketer MS Dhoni for his sharp mind and understanding of the game. The right-handed batsman made his first-class debut at the age of 19 and represented Maharashtra during the Ranji Trophy 2016-17. After playing first-class cricket, Gaikwad got out on a golden duck on his India A debut in January 2019.

He scored 677 runs at a strike rate of 116.72 for India in List A cricket against Sri Lanka A and West Indies. After giving an amazing performance, he secured his place in India B’s squad for the 2018-19 Deodhar Trophy in October 2018.

His standard form attracted the IPL team Chennai Super Kings’ selectors and bought by the franchise in IPL 2018 auction for his base price of INR 20 lakhs. Gaikwad didn’t play any game match in 2019 but learned strong skills from legend cricketers like MS Dhoni, Shane Watson, etc. He was positive for COVID-19 ahead of IPL 2020, but he got fit before the season’s inauguration match. ‘

He was born on 31 January 1997 to Dashrath Gaikwad. His father is a Defence Research Development Officer, and other teaches at a municipal school.