Rituraj Gaikwad is the rising star of Indian cricket. His performance by him for CSK recognized him globally.
This 25-year-old youngster has also made his debut for India’s T 20 International last year. He was the leading run-scorer in the 2023 Indian Premier League tournament. Check Ruturaj Gaikwad Wiki, Girlfriend, Jersey number, Net Worth.
He captained Maharashtra in T20 in the 2023 Mushtaq Ali Trophy and also in Vijay Hazare Trophy. His father is Dashrath Gaikwad, a Defense Research Development Organization employee. His mother Sawita Gaikwar is a teacher in a municipal school.
Rituraj Gaikwad Wiki
- Ruturaj Dashrat Gaikwad was born on January 31, 1997, in Pune (Maharashtra).
- He is a right-handed opening batsman.
- He is a key player on the Maharashtra team in the Indian domestic circuit.
- Rituraj got his debut cap for India on 28 July 2023 v Sri Lanka in T20 format.
- Chennai Super Kings has retained him in their squad for the Tata IPL 2023
Ruturaj Gaikwad Girlfriend
Rituraj Gaikwad was in news during last year’s IPL for his relationship with actress Sayali Sanjeev.
The couple had not declared about their love affair but it is speculated that they are in a serious relationship. Sayali Sanjeev is a Marathi actress-model. The viewers of Zee Marathi’s TV serial ‘Kaahe Diya Perdes’ know her well.
She is elder in age to Rituraj. She was born on January 31, 1993. Interesting is that both have been born on the same date at 31.
Ruturaj Gaikwad Jersey Number
Chennai Super Kings has signed jersey number 31 for him in 2019. Thirty-one is his lucky number and the date of his birth also. He wears jersey no.31 for Indian T20I as well.
Ruturaj Gaikwad Net Worth
His salary from BCCI, Indian Premier League, Advertisements and Investment, etc makes his net worth of INR 30 Crores in the year 2023. He is sponsored by Baseline Ventures. His Net Worth in Dollars is $4 Million.
The amount of his Indian Premier League contract is increased 30 times since he got his first contact of 20 lakhs in 2019. Now he is part of CSK in INR 6 crores.
- Net worth in Indian Rupees – 30 crore
- Net worth in American Dollars – $4 Million
- Sponsors – Baseline Ventures
- Income Sources – IPL contract, Domestic Cricket salary, Advertisements, etc.
Ruturaj Gaikwad States and Records
Interesting Facts About Rituraj
- He made his First-Class debut at just 19 years of In 2016, for Maharashtra at the age of 19. However, he scored only 25 runs in his first-class debut and also got injured while fielding.
- He also got his maiden IPL contract at the very young age of in the year 2019. Chennai Super Kings paid him INR 0.20 crore.
- Chennai Super Kings opener won the Orange Cap in last year’s IPL.
- He scored 635 runs in 16 IPL matches played in the season 2023 in UAE and helped his team to become the champion.
- Chennai franchise retained him at 6 crores in the 4 player’s retention list.