Who is Rasikh Salam?
Rasikh Salam Dar (born 5 April 2000) is an Indian cricketer. In December 2018, he was bought by the Mumbai Indians in the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League.
He became the third cricketer from Jammu and Kashmir to be picked in the Indian Premier League. At 17 years and 353 days, he became the youngest player to make their debut for the Mumbai Indians.
However, in June 2019, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) banned him for two years following a discrepancy with his birth certificate.
Rasikh Salam Biography, Wiki
Rasikh Salam was born on 05-04-2001 in Kulgam in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India. He is Indian Cricket Player.
Rasikh Salam hails from the state of Jammu & Kashmir. He comes from a small town called Ashmuji. He made his first-class debut against Assam in 2018-19 Vijay Hazare trophy. He has played all age group cricket for his state team.
He came to limelight after he was bought by IPL franchise MI at the 2019 IPL player auctions for INR 20 Lakhs. He bowled with good pace and has a lot of weapon in his armoury which prompted MI think tank to include him for their first encounter against Delhi Capitals in IPL 2019.
Though he gave away 42 runs in his quota of 4 overs but was arguably one of the positives for them in 2019 season. He is too young and with age on his side can become a player from valley state to represent India at the highest level.
|Real Name||Rasikh Salam|
|Girlfriend Name||Not Known|
|Age||22 Years (2022)|
|Height (Approx.)||in meters- 1.70 min feet inches- 5 ft 7 inin centimeters- 170 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms- 65 kgin pounds- 143 lbs|
|Body Measurement||Update Soon|
|Date of Birth||5 April 2000|
|Birth Place||Kulgam district, Jammu and Kashmir, India|
|School Name||Private High School,|
|College Name||Update soon|
|Father Name||Ab Salam Dar|
|Mother Name||Not Known|
|Sister Name||Not Known|
|Source Of Income||Cricket|
|Net Worth, Salary||Not Known|
Rasikh Salam Career
Rasikh Salam could not impress the selectors as he was rejected for the U19 team. But, he did not stop his hard work and picked up a hat-trick in the practice match at Sheri-Kashmir Cricket Stadium.
He was picked by the Jammu and Kashmir Senior team for the preparatory tour to Andhra Pradesh. Rasikh was then spotted by the former Indian pacer, Irfan Pathan.
The right-arm pacer made his List-A debut in 2018 when he played for Jammu and Kashmir in the 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy. In the same year, he went on to play his first Ranji Trophy game for his state.
In February 2019, he played his first T20 game for Jammu & Kashmir in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. His impressive performance was spotted by the scout team of Mumbai Indians.
In the IPL Auction 2019, he was picked up by the Mumbai Indians at a base price of INR 20 lakh. However, things got worse when he was banned for two years by BCCI for age-fudging.
When he was serving a ban, he was training with the Mumbai Indians academy. However, the most successful IPL franchise did not show interest in him during the IPL Auction 2022.
Later, Kolkata Knight Riders acquired his service at a price of INR 20 Lakh in 2022. He got an opportunity to showcase his skills for Kolkata against his former team and troubled the batsmen with his swing.
Some Interesting Facts About Rasikh Salam
- He made his List-A and First-class debut for J&K in 2018.
- In early 2019, he played his first T20 game for his state.
- Rasikh was picked up by the Mumbai Indians ahead of IPL 2019.
- After his age-fraud issue, he was banned for two years by BCCI.
- In IPL 2022 auction, he found a bidder in the form of Kolkata Knight Riders.
- Dar played his first game for KKR against Mumbai in 2022.
Rasikh Salam FAQ’s
Q.1 Who is Rasikh Salam ?
Ans. Rasikh Salam is an Indian Cricketer.
Q.2 How old is Rasikh Salam ?
Ans. His age is 22 Years in 2022.
Q.3 What is Rasikh Salam’s Wife’s name?
Ans. He is unmarried.
Q.4 What is Rasikh Salam ‘s Net Worth?
Ans. Rasikh Salam estimated net worth is not known.
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