A love story beyond the cricket pitch came to life when cricketer duo Ruturaj Gaikwad and Utkarsha Pawar tied the knot on June 3rd, 2023 and commenced their tale of eternal love. The couple exchanged their wedding vows on the pristine lands of Mahabaleshwar, a popular wedding destination in the west, in the presence of family and friends including Shreyas Iyer, Prashant Solanki and Shivam Dube. The wedding was a grand affair which took place at Le Méridien Mahabaleshwar Resort & Spa.
Chennai Super Kings batter found love off the field with Utkarsha Pawar and their love emerged as the masterstroke. Pawar is a talented cricketer herself and represents Maharashtra in domestic cricket. Their relationship flourished over time, anchored by their shared passion for cricket.
Pawar adorned a green saree with golden embroidery, a pearl-studded mundavalya, a green chooda and a Brahmani nath which made her look every bit of a quintessential Marathi bride, while Gaikwad wore an ivory bandgala kurta, green bottoms and a matching turban to effortlessly complement the unparalleled beauty of her better half.
The Gaikwad couple shared their blissful moments on social media with the caption “From the pitch to the altar, our journey begins!” The photographs showed them exchanging garlands, hugging each other, glimpses of laughter and a saga of forever love.