Rajeshwari Gayakwad

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Rajeshwari Gayakwad Quick Look
Profession Cricketer
Role Bowler
Date of Birth June 1, 1991
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Birth Place Karnataka, India
Nationality Indian

Rajeshwari Gayakwad

Rajeshwari Shivanand Gayakwad is an Indian cricketer who represents her national side in international cricket. She is a bowler who bowls slow left-arm orthodox and bats right-handed.

  • Rajeshwari Gayakwad’s height is 5 ft 4┬╝ in or 163 cm.
  • She played her first-ever international match on January 19, 2014, which was an ODI match played against Sri Lanka.
  • She played her first Test match on November 16, 2014, against South Africa. It remained her only played Test match at least until early 2021.
  • When she was 18, she started playing serious cricket.
  • She got her inspiration from her dad to play cricket. She also took coaching from him. Rajeshwari lost her father to a cardiac arrest in 2014.
  • Before making her international cricket debut, she played domestic cricket for┬áKarnataka women’s cricket team.
  • She had shown a great performance in the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup. Her team India reached the finals but lost to England by 9 mere runs. Her bowling was appreciated by many and Water resources minister M. B. Patil even announced to gift her a car worth INR 5 lakhs which she denied to accept as she was looking to buy a house at that time.
  • She has played international cricket with Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandhana in the same team.

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