Rasikh Salam is a cricket player who represents Jammu & Kashmir in Indian domestic cricket. He made his Twenty20 debut in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2018. He also plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League 2022.
Rasikh Salam Wiki, Biography, Age, Height, Caste, Net Worth
|Real Name||Rasikh Salaam Dar|
|Profile Name||Rasikh Salam|
|Date of Birth||5 April 2001|
|Hometown||Kulgam, Jammu & Kashmir|
|Education Qualification||To be updated|
|Caste||To be updated|
|Family||Father – Ab Salam Dar |
Mother – To be updated
|Spouse/Partner||To be updated|
|Physical Stats & More|
Earlier Life & Family
Rasikh Salam was born on April 05, 2001(age 21 Years) in Kulgam district, Jammu and Kashmir, India. His father, Ab Salam Dar, is a teacher by profession.
He has an ability to swing the ball both ways and can trouble the batsmen with his excellent slowers. More details about his personal life are to be updated here.
Physical Appearance – Rasikh Salam height 1.70m (5’7″ Feet) and Weight 65 kg. He has black colour hair and black color eye. He belongs to the Islam religion and caste details are unknown.
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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.
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In Association with
Rasikh Salam has played alongside Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Jasprit Bumrah and Andre Russell in the IPL. He represents Kolkata Knight Riders under the captaincy of Shreyas Iyer.
Rasikh Salam Facts:
- 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.
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