Rajeshwari Gayakwad (Cricketer) Biography, Age, Height, Education, Career, Net Worth, Boyfriend, Stats, Batting Style and Bowling, WPL, Instagram, And More

Rajeshwari Gayakwad is an Indian cricketer.

Rajeshwari Gayakwad (Cricketer)

Rajeshwari Gayakwad Personal Life

Rajeshwari Gayakwad was born on 1st June 1991 in Bijapur, Karnataka, India to Late Shivanand Gayakwad (a primary school teacher in a government school, and Savitha Gayakwad.

In 2014, Rajeshwari lost her father due to a cardiac arrest, right after her debut international series, against Sri Lanka. She has four siblings- Kashinath Gayakwad, a professional tabla player, Vishwanath Gayakwad, a badminton and volleyball player, Rameshwari Gayakwad, a professional cricketer who plays for Karnataka, and Bhuvaneshwari Gayakwad, a professional hockey player who has played for Karnataka.

Rajeshwari’s family was a musically inclined family. Before Rajeshwari and her siblings ventured into their respective sports professionally, they used to learn music from their father. While Rajeshwari and her sisters would sing, her brother Vishwanath would play the tabla, and Shivanand would play the harmonium.

Rajeshwari was interested in playing multiple sports while growing up. She used to play Javelin and discus throw, Kho-Kho, and volleyball at school. Soon, she developed a passion for cricket as well. She spent her childhood playing gully cricket with her father and brothers.

In 2014, Rajeshwari lost her father due to a cardiac arrest, right after her debut international series, against Sri Lanka. After her father’s death, she joined Indian Railways to support her family.

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Rajeshwari Gayakwad Career

On 16th November 2014, she made her Test debut for India against South Africa. In 2015, she was selected Indian Railways’ cricket team.

In 2017, she made her first appearance in the tournament against New Zealand, during the 2017 Women’s ODI World Cup.

In 2018, she represented IPL Supernovas in the inaugural edition Women’s T20 Challenge. She played for IPL Trailblazers for the 2020 and 2022 seasons of the Women’s T20 Challenge. She also played for India D’s squad for the 2021–22 Senior Women’s Challenger Trophy.

Rajeshwari Gayakwad Career

She was selected for India’s squad for the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup and the 2022 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup.

In January 2022, she was selected for India’s team for the 2022 Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand. In July 2022, she was selected for India’s team for the cricket tournament at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.

In 2023, she was bought by the UP Warriorz in the inaugural Women’s Premier League (WPL).

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Rajeshwari Gayakwad Net Worth

According to various online sources, her net worth is estimated at around $1 million. She earns via the WPL, and other domestic tournaments she plays.

Rajeshwari Gayakwad Net Worth

Rajeshwari Gayakwad Relationship

There is no information available publicly about her relationship. So, we are assuming that she is single.

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Rajeshwari Gayakwad Education

There is not much information available publicly about her primary education. She holds a degree of Bachelor of Arts (BA).

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Rajeshwari Gayakwad Wiki/Bio

Name Rajeshwari Gayakwad
Full Name Rajeshwari Shivanand Gayakwad
Nickname Rajesh
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 161 cm
in meters- 1.61 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 3”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
International Debut ODI- on 19 January 2014 against Sri Lanka at Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
Test- on 16 November 2014 against South Africa at Gangothri Glades Cricket Ground, Mysore during the South Africa Women tour of India 2014/15
T20- on 25 January 2014 against Sri Lanka at Dr PVG Raju ACA Sports Complex, Vizianagaram during the Sri Lanka Women tour of India 2013/14
Jersey Number #1 (India Women)
#1 (UP Warriorz)
Domestic/State Team • Karnataka (2008/09–2014/15)
• Railways (2015/16–present)
• Supernovas (2018)
• Trailblazers (2019–2022)
• UP Warriorz (2023–present)
Batting Style Right-hand bat
Bowling Style Slow left-arm orthodox
Personal Life
Date of Birth 1 June 1991
Birthplace Bijapur, Karnataka
Zodiac sign Gemini
Nationality Indian
Hometown Bijapur, Karnataka
Educational Qualifications Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Religion Hinduism
Tattoo(s) A tattoo inked on her left arm
Relationships & More
Marital Status Unmarried
Husband/Spouse N/A
Parents Father- Shivanand Gayakwad
Mother- Savitha Gayakwad
Siblings Brother(s)- Kashinath Gayakwad, Vishwanath Gayakwad
Sister- Rameshwari Gayakwad, Bhuvaneshwari Gayakwad

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