[ad_1] Facts about Ruturaj Gaikwad, CSK's new captain after MS Dhoni in IPL 2024

Mar 22, 2024

Facts about Ruturaj Gaikwad, CSK's new captain after MS Dhoni in IPL 2024

ET Online

Young captain

Ruturaj Gaikwad, who has been selected as the captain of the Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2024, is taking on leadership at a fairly young age of 27. (Image: Instagram/ Ruturaj Gaikwad)

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Career in CSK

Though Gaikwad did not make his CSK debut till 2020, he has been part of the team since 2019. (Image: Instagram/ Ruturaj Gaikwad)

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Father from DRDO

Ruturaj Gaikwad was born in Pune to Dasharath Gaikwad, who was a DRDO employee, and Sawita Gaikwad, a teacher.

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Golf love

Apart from playing cricket, Ruturaj loves to play golf.

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Ranji debut

He made his first-class debut for Maharashtra in the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy at the age of just 19.

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First T20

He made his Twenty20 debut for Maharashtra in the 2016–17 Inter State Twenty-20 Tournament in 2017.

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Unbeaten 187

In June 2019, he scored 187 not out for India A against Sri Lanka A.

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Orange cap

Ruturaj was the Orange Cap winner in the 2021 IPL, when CSK won the title.

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