Ruturaj Gaikwad is from Pune. He was devoted to his career choice from the early age. He was playing leather ball cricket from the age of 5yr. He was the rising star from childhood. He joined Vengsarkar Cricket Academy at the age of 11. He always mentioned that Vengsarkar Cricket Academy plays a vital role in his career from the start. “I would like to also thank my academy, Vengsarkar Cricket Academy, which is, located in the PCMC (Pimpri-Chinchwad) area,” Ruturaj says.Ruturaj Gaikwad started his debut from First Class – Jharkhand v Maharashtra at Delhi, Oct 6-9, 2016.
|Cricket , Sports
|50 lakh approx
|31st January 1997
|Vengsarkar Cricket Academy
|First Class – Jharkhand v Maharashtra at Delhi, Oct 6-9, 2016
|Mother – Savita Gaikwad
Father – Dashrath Gaikwad
|Right Hand Batsman
How the success Journey of Ruturaj Gaikwad started?
Ruturaj grabbed the become famous 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.522 was the highest partnership score with Vinay in the Maharashtra Invitation tournament in 2015. In 2016 he was selected for the interstate T-20 tournament.The popularity of the hard-hitting opener started after the selection of the India B-team. After this, he bagged the India A-team.
Ruturaj Gaikwad and IPL
In 2019 he participated in IPL from the Chennai Superkings. Chennai super kings already had many opening players, so Ruturaj Gaikwad was not playing as an opening batsman at that time. The auction price for IPL was 20 lakh.
In August 2019, he was named in the India Blue team’s squad for the 2019–20 Duleep Trophy.He is not part of IPL 2020 because of COVID-19. He tested positive for COVID-19 in august 2020.According to Ruturaj Gaikwad, “My family has been the core of my support system so far in this journey. They’ve been so supportive of my ambitions right since the time I began playing cricket. They’ve never asked me to focus more on studies and less on cricket, even during times that I haven’t been performing with the bat.”
Recently Mike Hussey said in a video posted by CSK’s Twitter handle “I’m amazed at this young kid Ruturaj. I have obviously been in touch with him the whole time we have been here. He’s had a wretched start. Obviously testing positive to Covid, and then having to be moved away from the team hotel into another hotel. It must have really been hard on this young guy, who wants to get out and play some cricket,”
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