Indian Cricketer Rinku Singh was born on 12 October 1997 in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. His father’s name is Khanchandra Singh he worked as an LPG gas distributor. Rinku’s family’s financial background was not good. He was the third of five siblings. His early life was spent around Aligarh Stadium.
Who is Rinku Singh? Biography
Rinku Singh is a middle-order batsman for the Indian Cricket Team, Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League, and Uttar Pradesh in Domestic Cricket. He is a tremendous fielder who saves runs on the boundary and takes superb catches. He made his International Cricket debut in 2023 August against Ireland. His Domestic cricket journey started in 2014 scoring 83 runs. In November 2016, he played in the Ranji Trophy for Uttar Pradesh. The year 2018 was fabulous for Rinku Singh as he was the high scorer for Uttar Pradesh scoring 953 runs in 10 matches.
Age – 26 Years
Height – 165 centimeters, 5.5 inches (approx)
In his early phase of life, he worked as a sweeper in a Coaching Institute where his elder used to work. For some time he was away from cricket but later he refused to work there and convinced his Mother to continue him play cricket. He told his mother that their financial condition would be good if he did well in cricket.
Rinku Singh in IPL
In 2017 Rinku was first picked by Kings XI Punjab. In the 2018 auction, Kolkata Knight Rider saw potential in him as they bought him worth 80 lakhs. He was recognized for 2022 IPL performances but He came into the limelight when he smashed Yash Dayal for 5 sixes in the last over of the match when KKR required 29 runs to win. Since then he performed like a hero. Whenever he comes to bat different energy flows among Cricket Fans. Cricket experts see him as the future of Indian Cricket who can finish matches in critical situations.
In IPL 2023 he played all 14 league matches in which he scored 474 runs with an average of 59.25. His strike rate was 149.53 even after rescuing his team from different situations. He scored 4 half-centuries with the help of 29 sixes and 31 fours.
Recently Rinku Singh was part of the Indian Cricket Team for the Asian Games 2022 held in Hangzhou, China. Indian Cricket Team being the higher seeded side of the two teams in the match, won the gold medal as the match was called off due to rain. In Quarter Final against Nepal Rinku scored 37 not out of 15 balls. In the first T20 against Australia in Vishakhapatnam, he scored a crucial unbeaten 22 of 14 balls leading India to victory.
Who is Rinku Singh’s Girlfriend?
Soon after the successful IPL 2023 Rinku Singh was seen in Maldives enjoying vacation, he was seen with a girl whom people assumed was his girlfriend. But in reality, she was the KKR captain’s wife. News channels also asked him about that picture and his relationship status. He completely denied it and said, ” I am Single”.
India vs Australia T20 Series
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Indian Cricket Squad: Suryakumar Yadav (Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad (Vice-captain), Ishan Kishan, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma, Rinku Singh, Jitesh Sharma (Wk), Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Shivam Dubey, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan, Mukesh Kumar.
Australian Cricket Squad: Matthew Wade (Capt), Aaron Hardie, Jason Behrendorff, Sean Abbott, Tim David, Nathan Ellis, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Glenn Maxwell, Tanveer Sangha, Matt Short, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa.
India vs Australia T20 Series Schedule
- 1st T20: Vizag
- 2nd T20: November 26 in Trivandrum
- 3rd T20: November 28 in Guwahati
- 4th T20: December 1 in Nagpur
- 5th T20: December 3 in Hyderabad
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