Youngster Ruturaj Gaikwad is an upcoming batting sensation in Indian cricket. He currently plays for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Ruturaj Gaikwad played his maiden First-Class match for Maharashtra during the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy. He later made his List A as well as T20 debut in the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy and the 2016–17 Inter-State Twenty-20 Tournament respectively.
The Chennai-based franchise picked him for his base price of INR 20 lakhs at the 2019 IPL auction. His maiden outing came towards the end of the 2020 edition where he went on to smash three consecutive half-centuries for his side. This resulted in CSK retaining the youngster for a hefty fee of INR 6 Crore.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) selectors picked Ruturaj Gaikwad in the Sri Lanka-bound limited-overs series squad. The Pune-born began his international career in July 2021 in a Twenty20 International (T20I) match against Sri Lanka on July 28, 2021.
Ruturaj Gaikwad Net Worth 2023
Ruturaj Gaikwad has just begun his cricket journey at the highest level and hence, he has a long way ahead. According to networthdekho.com, the right-handed batsman’s net worth is estimated to be around $4.3 million (INR 36 crores) in 2023.
Ruturaj Gaikwad Salary and Endorsements
Ruturaj Gaikwad’s major source of income is the annual signing money and match fees he receives from CSK as well Maharashtra in domestic cricket. The four-time champions pay him INR 6 crores annually. Although Gaikwad has made his international debut, he is yet to get a full-fledged contract from BCCI.
Popular sports gear manufacturer SS TON has collaborated with Ruturaj Gaikwad for his bat and cricket kit sponsor.
Ruturaj Gaikwad Girlfriend
Several fans and social media users started connecting Ruturaj Gaikwad’s name with popular TV actress Sayali Sanjeevwhen the 24-year-old commented on one of her pictures on Instagram. However, there isn’t any official confirmation from any of the two.
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