Rajeshwari started playing serious cricket when she was about 18 years old. Before taking up cricket, the 29 year old was part of the junior volleyball district team. Gayakwad was the first woman cricketer from Bijapur district in Karnataka to get selected in the Indian national women’s cricket team. Since her debut in 2014, Rajeshwari has been a consistent performer for the Indian team. Rajeshwari now has represented India in all three formats.
(Produced by Apurva P; Edited by Dhruv Sharma)