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Ruturaj Gaikwad IPL Career: Biography, Records, Age, Price Team 2024

Ruturaj Dasharatha Gaikwad is an Indian international cricketer who plays and captains both IPL franchise CSK and the Maharashtra team in domestic cricket. Gaikwad made his international cricket debut in 2021 against Sri Lanka. He held the record for the highest score in international cricket for the Indian team for a very short period of time. He was the leading run scorer in IPL season 2021, winning the orange cap that season. Ruturaj was also part of the Indian team that won the gold medal at the Asian Games 2022; in fact, he was the captain of that team. 

Ruturaj has been an integral part of the CSK squad since his breakthrough season in 2021. Since joining CSK, he has won the IPL trophy twice, in 2021 and 2023. So far, Gaikwad has played 4 ODI’s for the Indian cricket team, scoring 106 runs with an average of 26.50 and the highest score of 71. Compared to ODI’s Rururaj has a flourishing T20I career so far, he has played 17 matches, scoring 458 runs with an average of 38.17 and the highest score of 123*. 

Ruturaj Gaikwad IPL Profile and Stats 

Ruturaj Gaikwad was picked by the CSK team in IPL player auction in 2019 and made his IPL debut in the 2020 season against the Rajasthan Royals. In his first IPL season, he played just six matches, scoring 204 runs with an average of 51.00. The 2021 season was his breakthrough season, where he outscored every batter in the league, making 635 runs and winning the Orange Cap that season. Since then, he has never looked back and has become a regular opener for CSK. So far, he has played 52 matches in the IPL, scoring 1797 runs with an average of 39.07. 

Ruturaj Gaikwad Overall IPL Statistics

Ruturaj has been a tremendous opener for CSK since his IPL debut. In his total 52 matches in the IPL, he made 1797 runs with an average of nearly 40 and a strike rate of 135. 

Ruturaj Gaikwad IPL Batting Statistics 

Year MatRuns AVGSRHS100504s6s
Career52179739.07135.52101*11415973
20231659042.14147.5092044630
20221436826.29126.4699033314
20211663545.35136.26101*146423
2020620451.00120.717203166

Ruturaj Gaikwad IPL Bowling & Fielding Statistics 

Ruturaj has never bowled in his entire IPL career. He is an opening batter and his primary job is batting. 

Ruturaj Gaikwad IPL Bowling Statistics 

Year Mat Balls Runs WKTSAVEECONSR4W5W
Career5200000
20231600000
20221400000
20211600000
2020600000

Ruturaj Gaikwad IPL Fielding Statistics 

Year Matches Catches Stumps 
Career 52310
202316170
20221440
20211660
2020640

Ruturaj Gaikwad IPL Auction Price History

Year Price Team 
202020.00 LacChennai 
202120.00 LacChennai 
20226.00 Cr Chennai 
20236.00 Cr Chennai 

Ruturaj Gaikwad 50s and 100s Records in IPL

Ruturaj Gaikwad has played a total of 52 matches in the IPL and scored 14 half centuries, or 50s, which means he scored a fifty in every 4th inning. Gaikwad made just a single hundred in four seasons of the IPL, although he had come too close to scoring another two but was dismissed on 92 and 99. 

Ruturaj Gaikwad last 10 Innings in IPL 

Match Against Runs 
2023 Final GT26 (16) 
2023 Qualifier 1 GT  60 (44) 
Match 67DC 79 (50) 
Match 61 KKR17 (13) 
Match 55 DC24 (18) 
Match 49 MI30 (16) 
Match 41 PBKS31 (37) 
Match 37 RR47 (29) 
Match 33KKR35 (20)
Match 29 SRH 35 (30) 

Ruturaj Gaikwad Biography & Personal Details

Ruturaj Gaikwad was born on January 31, 1997, in Pargaon Memane village of Saswad area of Pune, Maharashtra. His father, Dasharath Gaikwad, was an employee of the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO). His mother, Sawita Gaikwad, was a teacher at a municipal school. His primary school was St. Joseph’s Boys’ High School, Pune, and he did his higher education at Marathvada Mitra Mandal’s Polytechnic College.

At the age of 13, he joined Dilip Vengsarkar’s academy in Pimpri Chinchwad, Pune. In 2015, at the Maharashtra Invitational Tournament, he scored 306 and formed a mammoth 522-run partnership with his teammate Vinay. Gaikwad made his first-class debut in the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy season for Maharashtra. 

His List A debut was also in the 2016–17 season Vijay Hazare Trophy. In this tournament, he scored 444 with a tremendous average of 63.42 and 3 half centuries and a century, becoming the third highest run getter in that season. 

He was named in the Indian team for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup. In the 2019 IPL auction, he was bought by CSK for just 20 lakhs. He joined Team India in 2021, making his international debut for the Indian team in July 2021 against Sri Lanka. In 2023, Gaikwad had become vice captain of the Indian team, assisting a returning Jasprit Bumrah. 

In July 2023, he became captain of the Indian team for the 2022 Asian Games and led the team to a gold medal. Gaikwad became the ninth Indian batter to score a century in T20Is when he scored 123* against Australia. His last match for Team India was an ODI in December 2023 against South Africa.

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FAQ: 

What is the highest score of Ruturaj in the IPL? 

Answer: 101* is Ruturaj Gaikwad’s highest score in the IPL. 

How many runs has Ruturaj Gaikwad scored in the IPL?

Answer: Ruturaj Gaikwad scored a total of 1797 runs in 52 matches of the IPL. 

How many centuries has Ruturaj scored in the IPL? 

Ruturaj scored his only century in the IPL in 2021 season.

When did Gaikwad make his IPL debut?

Ruturaj Gaikwad made his IPL debut against the Rajasthan Royals on September 22, 2020. 

Has Ruturaj become the new captain of CSK? 

Yes, Ruturaj became the new captain of CSK on March 21st. 

How rich is Ruturaj Gaikwad? 

According to a news article published in Aaj Tak Marathi, Ruturaj Gaikwad has an estimated net worth of 30 to 36 crores.

What is the age of Ruturaj Gaikwad? 

Currently, Ruturaj Gaikwad is 27 years old. 

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