Rajeshwari Gayakwad involved in a heated argument with a local shopkeeper

Indian women’s team cricketer, Rajeshwari Gayakwad’s recent visit to a supermarket in Vijayapura’s Solapur road has made it to the headlines and like one would expect on such personal news making it to the headlines, it isn’t for the best of reasons.


Rajeshwari Gayakwad involved in altercation at supermarket . PC: Getty Images
Rajeshwari Gayakwad involved in an altercation at supermarket. PC: Getty Images


What’s understood is that the cricketer was involved in a heated exchange with a person in charge at the supermarket over the price of a few cosmetics products she went to purchase. After the heated exchange, Rajeshwari when left the mart, a few people associated with the cricketer are understood to have barged into the supermarket and attacked the staff.

Initially, the supermarket staff shared the CCTV footage and were opting to file a police complaint, but eventually, both parties solved the issue appropriately without filing a police complaint against each other.

The 31-year-old, left-arm orthodox bowler, last played a game during the recently concluded, Senior Women’s T20 Challenger Trophy and her last international game dates back to the 15th of October during India’s Final clash against Sri Lanka in the women’s Asia Cup.

Rajeshwari Gayakwad in Test match cricket, off her couple of matches, has picked up 5 wickets with best figures of 4/54. In white-ball cricket, in One-Day Internationals’ (ODIs), she’s picked up 99 wickets off 64 innings at an economy rate of 3.63 and with 4 four-fers and a 5-fer, has registered the best figures of 5/15.

In the shortest, Twenty20 Internationals’ (T20Is) format, she’s picked up 54 wickets off 43 innings at an economy rate of 6.19 and has registered the best figures of 3/9 in the format. Rajeshwari Gayakwad’s next is expected to the seen in India’s upcoming, 5-match T20I home series against Australia.

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The highly awaited, Australia’s tour of India, will see the fiery rivalry between the two sides for the 4th time come under the spotlight this year on the back of 3 one-off games. The sides this time around will meet for an action-packed 5-match T20I series that gets underway on the 9th of December and will have its 5th and final series conclude on the 20th of December, 2022.

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