Keshav Maharaj Biography, Family And Lifestyle

Keshav Maharaj is just as majestic as his name. Keshav Maharaj is a South African cricketer of Indian descent and is currently playing for the national South African test team. 

Keshav Maharaj’s Cricket Career

Keshav Maharajs record list is unlimited; the brilliant cricketer has made himself an outstanding career. Keshav Maharaj was first introduced to cricket by his father at the age of 2. In high school, the cricketer started spin bowling training for fun and realisedthat he had excellent rhythm and accuracy, which are two major factors in a good spin bowler. 

He made his first-class debut in November 2006. He played for Natal in domestic cricket and emerged as a prolific wicketkeeper for the team. The cricketer later grabbed the opportunity to play a test in 2016, when national selectors decided to give the young cricketer a chance. 

Maharaja made his test debut in 2016, when he scored four wickets against Australia, and he made his ODI debut against England in 2017. The same year, he was announced as the International Newcomer of the Year in the Cricket South African National Awards. The cricketer has been the front-line spinner for the national test team since his debut and also proved to be a good lower-order batsman.  

Keshav Maharaj’s Family 

Keshav Maharaj is married to his long-time girlfriend, Lerisha Munsamy. They met as strangers in an automobile repair centre several years ago, where Larisha was getting her car tires fixed. 

It was then that the two shared contact, and Larisha extended her business card to Keshav and was honoured to prepare for his wedding in 2018. The two later started dating. Keshav Maharaj proposed to his girlfriend in 2019 and decided to get married in 2020, but had to postpone their plans due to COVID-19. 

The couple finally tied the knot on April 16, 2022. The two have even gone so far as to tag each other's accounts on Instagram.

Keshav Maharaj’s wife, Larisha Munsamy, is a professional Kathak dancer.  

Keshav Maharaj’s Lifestyle 

Keshav Maharaj’s record shows that the cricketer has an annual income of Rs. 2 Crore and approximately Rs. 24 Crore of Net Worth.  The cricketer has accumulated this fortune through his cricket career and brand endorsements like KFC, New Balance, Futurelife, etc. 

According to Keshav Maharaj news, he is spotted as a devoted Lord Hanuman follower, and apart from cricket, he enjoys cooking. The cricketer also has a food blog and is a frequent guest on food shows on local radio stations. 

The cricketer's car collection includes an Audi and a Mercedes. The cricketer is settled in Durban with his family. As for his house, there are no details. 

Keshav Maharaj is considered the pride of South Africa, representing his motherland in cricket across the world. As per Keshav Maharaj’s news, he is among the spinners dominating the leading wicket-taker position in South Africa's first-class competitions in mid-2010. 

Is Keshav Maharaj an Indian?
Yes, the cricketer has Indian roots attached to him. The cricketer's forefathers migrated from Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, to Durban in 1874.
Who is Keshav Maharaj’s wife?
Larisha Munsamy, a famous South African Kathak dancer 
Is Keshav Maharaj Captain? 
The cricketer captained five matches, out of which four were victorious and one had no result. Currently, the cricketer is the vice captain on the side of limited overs cricket.