DOB: June 01, 1991
Age: 31 years
Batting Style: Right hand bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left arm orthodox
Birth Place: Bijapur, Karnataka
Height: 5 ft 4 inches
Role in Team: Bowler
Rajeshwari Gayakwad is a veteran spinner who represents the Indian women’s cricket team across three formats – Tests, ODIs and T20Is. She hails from Bijapur, Karnataka, the land that has given so many legendary men’s cricketers like Gundappa Viswanath, Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble and others. She comes from a family of sportspersons and other than cricket, she loves participating in track and field sports like javelin and discus throw. Her role model is former New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori.
- When did Rajeshwari Gayakwad make her debut?
Rajeshwari Gayakwad made her ODI debut against Sri Lanka in Visakhapatnam in January 2014. Her Test debut followed eleven months later, against South Africa in her home state in Mysore in November. The T20I debut followed soon after her ODI debut against Sri Lanka in Vizianagaram.
Batting Career Summary
Rajeshwari Gayakwad’s introduction to cricket happened at the age of 18, and that too because of her father who remained as her first coach. In 2014, she donned the India Blues and never looked back from there on. Over the course of the last nine years, Rajeshwari became an integral member of the Indian women’s cricket team in white ball format. A wicket-to-wicket bowler, who can also take the ball away from the right handers, Rajeshwari’s common mode of dismissals are either bowled or LBWs. She has over 150 wickets against her name, and has played crucial roles in winning India games on a consistent basis.
WPL 2023 Auction
Indian cricketer Rajeshwari Gayakwad was bought by UP Warriorz for Rs 40 Lakh at the inaugural WPL 2023 auction.
Player Net worth
As of January 2023, Shikha Pandey’s net worth was Rs 2 Crore. Her monthly income comes close to Rs 10 lakh, and her annual income is Rs one crore.
Renuka Singh is a centrally contracted player for the BCCI and comes under category A. The BCCI pays her a retainer fee of Rs 50 lakh. In addition to this, she takes home Rs 4 lakh, Rs 2 lakh, and Rs 2.5 lakh for every test, ODI, and T20I in which she represents the country.
- 10th most wickets in a series – 25 in WODIs
- 10th most four wickets in an innings in a career: 6
- 14th best figures in an innings on Test debut
- 21st best figures in a match on Test debut
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FAQs on Rajeshwari Gayakwad
What is Rajeshwari Gayakwad’s height?
Indian women’s cricketer Rajeshwari Gayakwad is 5 feet and 4 inches tall.
Where is Rajeshwari Gayakwad from?
Rajeshwari Gayakwad hails from Bijapur, Karnataka.
Has Rajeshwari Gayakwad played in the BBL?
Rajeshwari Gayakwad hasn’t participated in WBBL competition so far in her career. However, she will represent UP Warriorz in the WPL 2023.
What is Rajeshwari Gayakwad’s age?
Rajeshwari Gayakwad is a 31-year-old cricket player who represents India in Tests, ODIs and T20I formats.
When did Rajeshwari Gayakwad debut?
Rajeshwari Gayakwad made her debut in the Indian women’s cricket team in January 2014.