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Rajeshwari Gayakwad(Indian cricketer) Boyfriend, Age, Records, Photos, Birthday, and More

By Saina Fatima

Rajeshwari Gayakwad

Indian cricketer, Rajeshwari Shivanand Gayakwad started playing serious cricket at the age of 18. Her father got her formal coaching. Rajeshwari moved to Bangalore after completing her secondary education to pursue graduation because she couldn’t see her future in Women’s Cricket. Gayakwad lost her father to a cardiac arrest in 2014, right after her debut International series, a T20 against Sri Lanka women’s national cricket team

Name: Rajeshwari Shivanand Gayakwad

Nickname: Rajeshwari

Role: Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5’ 4”( 163 cm)

Weight (approx.): 60 kg

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life

Date of Birth: June 1, 1991

Age (as on July 2019): 28 years

Birth Place: Bijapur, Karnataka

Zodiac sign: Gemini

Nationality: Indian

School: NA

College: NA

Educational Qualifications: B. A.

Family

Father: Late Shivanand Gayakwad

Mother: Savithri Gayakwad

Sister: Rameshwari Gayakwad (Hockey Player),

Bhuvaneshwari Gayakwad (State level Cricketer)

Brother: Kashinath Gayakwad (Tabla Player),

Vishwanath Gayakwad (Badminton and Volleball Player)

Coach/Mentor: NA

Religion: Hinduism

Address: Bijapur, Vijayapura Karnataka, India

Cricket Career

International Debut

Test: India Women v South Africa Women at Mysore, Nov 16-19, 2014

ODI: India Women v Sri Lanka Women at Visakhapatnam, Jan 19, 2014

T20I: India Women v Sri Lanka Women at Vizianagaram, Jan 25, 2014

Jersey Number: 1

Major Teams:  India Women, Karnataka Women, Trailblazers

Records

Rajeshwari took a 5 wicket haul in New Zealand during the 2017 ICC Women’s World cup and chased a total of 265 runs.

Preferences

Hobbies: Playing Javelin and Discuss throw

Favourite Cricketers: Daniel Vettori

Favourite Sportspersons: NA

Boyfriend, Spouse and Children

Marital Status: Unmarried

Boyfriend: NA

Awards and recognitions

  • ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 Runner up.
  • She received a cash reward of Rs. 25 lakh from Karnataka state government.

Controversies

NA

Lesser Known Facts

  • Rajeshwari was an accomplished javelin thrower and had no interest in cricket. her father always wanted to see his daughter in the Indian jersey and persuaded her into the game. although his dream did come true in the year 2014, he couldn’t survive a heart attack while watching an IPL game.

Saina Fatima