Rinku Singh

Rinku Singh

Indian Left Handed Bat

Personal Information

Full Name Rinku Khanchand Singh
Date of Birth October 12, 1997
Age 26 Years
Nationality Indian
Birth Place Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
Height 5ft 7inch
Current Team(s)
Role Batsman / Right hand bat & Right arm off break
Batting Style Left hand Bat
Bowling Style Right arm Offbreak
Debut March 31, 2014
Jersey No. 35
Family Father- Khanchandra, Mother- Vina Devi

Most Recent Matches

Match R BF 4s 6s S/R O R W E/R
IND vs ZIM 11 9 0 1 122.22 0 0 0 0
ZIM vs IND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
IND vs ZIM 1 1 0 0 100.00 0 0 0 0
IND vs ZIM 48 22 2 5 218.18 0 0 0 0
ZIM vs IND 0 2 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0

Batting Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn R BF NO Avg S/R 100s 50s H 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 2 2 55 41 0 27.50 134.14 0 0 38 5 3 1 0
T20Is 17 13 404 226 8 80.80 178.76 0 2 69 33 25 8 0
T20s 126 110 2548 1720 36 34.43 148.13 0 15 79 203 121 66 0
LISTAs 57 52 1899 2003 13 48.69 94.80 1 17 104 157 51 27 0
FIRSTCLASS 47 69 3173 4432 11 54.70 71.59 7 20 163 370 35 34 0

Bowling Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn O R W Avg E/R Best 5w 10w
ODIs 2 1 1 2 1 2.00 2.00 1/2 0 0
T20Is 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T20s 126 5 11 114 3 38.00 10.36 1/11 0 0
LISTAs 57 10 39.2 153 8 19.12 3.88 2/26 0 0
FIRSTCLASS 47 21 87 294 6 49.00 3.37 2/11 0 0

Rinku Singh News

[In Pictures] Rinku Singh and Dhruv Jurel visit Mathura Vrindavan after Zimbabwe tour [In Pictures] Rinku Singh and Dhruv Jurel visit Mathura Vrindavan after Zimbabwe tour
[In Pictures] Rinku Singh and Dhruv Jurel visit Mathura Vrindavan after Zimbabwe tour
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3 alternatives India can consider if Hardik Pandya misses Sri Lanka ODIs ft. Rinku Singh 3 alternatives India can consider if Hardik Pandya misses Sri Lanka ODIs ft. Rinku Singh
3 alternatives India can consider if Hardik Pandya misses Sri Lanka ODIs ft. Rinku Singh
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3 players who can fill the seniors' shoes in T20Is and taste success, ft. Washington Sundar 3 players who can fill the seniors' shoes in T20Is and taste success, ft. Washington Sundar
3 players who can fill the seniors' shoes in T20Is and taste success, ft. Washington Sundar
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"Can't find any technical reasons why Rinku cannot be a successful Test batter"- Vikram Rathour backs youngster to blossom for India "Can't find any technical reasons why Rinku cannot be a successful Test batter"- Vikram Rathour backs youngster to blossom for India
"Can't find any technical reasons why Rinku cannot be a successful Test batter"- Vikram Rathour backs youngster to blossom for India
[Watch] Rinku Singh crowned as Fielder of the Series for his exploits in India's 4-1 triumph over Zimbabwe [Watch] Rinku Singh crowned as Fielder of the Series for his exploits in India's 4-1 triumph over Zimbabwe
[Watch] Rinku Singh crowned as Fielder of the Series for his exploits in India's 4-1 triumph over Zimbabwe 

Rinku Singh Videos

IPL 2024 से पहले आया Rinku Singh का तूफान आया 25 Crore के गेंदबाज के उड़ाए छक्के | KKR Practice Match
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IPL 2024 से पहले आया Rinku Singh का तूफान आया 25 Crore के गेंदबाज के उड़ाए छक्के | KKR Practice Match
T20 WORLD CUP में नहीं खेलेंगे KOHLI!... ये तीन खिलाड़ी ले सकते हैं जगह! | Team India 
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T20 WORLD CUP में नहीं खेलेंगे KOHLI!... ये तीन खिलाड़ी ले सकते हैं जगह! | Team India 
BCCI के सेंट्रल कॉन्ट्रैक्ट की लिस्ट जारी... 7-7 खिलाड़ियों को किया बाहर 
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BCCI के सेंट्रल कॉन्ट्रैक्ट की लिस्ट जारी... 7-7 खिलाड़ियों को किया बाहर 
Shubman Gill और Rinku Singh को हुआ करोड़ों का फायदा, 7-7 खिलाड़ियों का कटा पत्ता | BCCI Central Contract
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Shubman Gill और Rinku Singh को हुआ करोड़ों का फायदा, 7-7 खिलाड़ियों का कटा पत्ता | BCCI Central Contract
T20 WC के लिए 7 खिलाड़ियों ने की अपने जगह पक्की!... 8 स्लॉट्स के लिए 15 प्लेयर्स में मचा घमासान! | Team India 
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T20 WC के लिए 7 खिलाड़ियों ने की अपने जगह पक्की!... 8 स्लॉट्स के लिए 15 प्लेयर्स में मचा घमासान! | Team India 

Rinku Singh: A Brief Biography

India v Australia - T20I Series: Game 3
India v Australia - T20I Series: Game 3 (Image Credits: Getty Images)


Rinku Singh is a professional Indian cricketer who plays for Team India at the international level and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the IPL. He is a left-handed batter and a part-time right-arm off-break bowler. He plays for Uttar Pradesh in the domestic circuit of Indian cricket. He was born on 12 October 1997 in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. He has been on a steady rise in his cricketing career in recent times and has become a pillar of KKR’s batting lineup.


Rinku Singh: Along the Years

YearAgeAchievement
201315Selected in UP’s under-16 team
201416List-A Debut
201619Ranji Trophy Debut
201720Picked by Punjab Kings in the IPL auction
201821KKR took him for INR 80 lakh
201821IPL Debut for KKR
202325Hit 5 sixes in the last over vs Gujarat Titans (Chased down 29 runs - the highest-ever chase in the last over of IPL’s history)
202325T20I Debut vs Ireland
202326ODI Debut vs South Africa
202426Record 190* run partnership with Rohit Sharma in a T20I match against Afghanistan


Rinku Singh Records

  • Only batter to hit five sixes in the last over of an IPL chase

  • Only batter to successfully chase down 29 runs - the highest-ever chase in the last over of IPL’s history

  • Record 190* run partnership with Rohit Sharma - India’s highest run partnership in T20I and highest run partnership for 5th wicket worldwide

  • Leading run scorer (803 runs) for Uttar Pradesh in the group stage of the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy



Rinku Singh Career

Rinku Singh is known for his explosive batting and finishing touches in the last overs of a cricket match. He has tremendous hitting ability and amazing talent for hitting sixes at will, which makes him stand in a different category of cricketers. He is the key face of KKR and Team India when it comes to finishing the game.

Rinku Singh Domestic Career

Rinku Singh made his debut in List A Cricket when he played for Uttar Pradesh Cricket for the first time in March 2014 at the age of 16. He was impressive in his debut as he remained the top scorer in that match with a score of 83 runs. Singh later made his first-class debut for the Uttar Pradesh team on 5 November 2016 and strung some useful innings for his state team.

In his first seven List A matches, Rinku had already scored four fifties and everybody knew that he had something special in him. Another notable performance by Rinku Singh in recent times came during Uttar Pradesh's Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018 encounter where he played a sweltering knock of 44-ball 91* against Tripura.

Rinku, who made his name initially as more of a white-ball dasher, had a breakout season in the 2018-19 Ranji Trophy where he piled up 953 runs in ten games at an average of 105.88 with four centuries and three fifties. He was the third-highest run-getter overall. The 26-year-old was suspended by the BCCI for three months in the year 2019 for participating in a foreign league.


Rinku Singh IPL Career

Owing to his impressive domestic performances, Rinku Singh was picked by Punjab Kings for INR 10 Lakhs in 2017. Although he did not get to play in the tournament, it certainly meant recognition of his talent.


In 2018, he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League for INR 80 lakhs. Interestingly enough, he had fetched a price four times his base cap of INR 20 lakhs as teams battled to bag the services of the dasher. In the first three seasons with KKR, he got limited chances, playing 10 games in total and scoring 77 runs. He remained out of the entire 2021 IPL due to a knee injury.

Rinku Singh was retained by the KKR management in the 2022 IPL mega auction. He made his comeback for KKR through that season. He played 7 games and scored 174 runs at a decent strike rate of 148.72. He got his first Player of the Match award as well after he scored 42 runs in 23 balls against Rajasthan Royals.

The 2023 IPL season was his breakthrough season. He played all 14 games and scored 474 runs at a blistering strike rate of 149.53. This was the same IPL season where his record-breaking inning came against Gujarat Titans. He hit 5 sixes in the final over to chase down 29 runs - the highest-ever chase in the last over in the tournament’s history. Currently, Rinku Singh plays for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2024 IPL as well.w


Rinku Singh International Career

It was natural for Rinku Singh, who had performed brilliantly in IPL and domestic cricket, to get a chance in international cricket. He made his T20I debut against Ireland in August 2023 and ODI debut against South Africa in December 2023.


Rinku Singh ODI Career

Rinku Singh got a chance to show his skills in the ODI format against South Africa. He made his debut in Gqeberha, South Africa. He couldn’t perform with the bat as per the expectations of the fans but took his maiden ODI wicket (Rassie Van der Dussen). In the next ODI against South Africa, he scored 38 runs in just 27 balls and helped his team to get a comfortable win.



Rinku Singh T20I Career

Because of his exceptional performance in IPL 2023, Rinku Singh was selected for India’s T20I team against Ireland. He made his debut in Dublin (Malahide), in Ireland but didn’t get a chance to bat. In the next game against Ireland, Rinku won his first International Player of the Match award for playing a quick-fire knock of 38 in just 21 balls. In the recent T20I match against Afghanistan, he made a record-breaking partnership of 190* with Rohit Sharma, which is the highest run partnership for Team India in T20I cricket and the highest run partnership for the 5th wicket worldwide.



Rinku Singh Family

Rinku comes from a very modest background. He is the third of five siblings and also admitted in an interview that he has seen some tough times in his life. His father, Khanchanda Singh delivered LPG cylinders to homes and one of his brothers was an auto-rickshaw driver. Coming from humble beginnings, Rinku rose through the ranks and is currently one of the sought-after hitters in the circuit.

Rinku Singh's Net Worth

As of 2024, Rinku Singh has an estimated net worth of INR 7 crores. He earned most of it through International matches, IPL matches, domestic circuits, brand endorsements, and ad shoots.

Rinku Singh's House

Rinku Singh’s house is located in Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh. He resides here with his family. Due to privacy concerns, his home’s accurate location is not known.

Rinku Singh’s Cars

Rinku Singh owns a Ford Endeavour, a Maruti Suzuki Swift, a Maruti Suzuki Brezza, a Toyota Innova Crysta, a Mahindra Scorpio-N, and a black Royal Enfield Bullet bike as well.





FAQs on Rinku Singh

A.  Rinku Singh is an Indian cricketer who represents Team India at the International level and Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL.

A. As of 2024, Rinku Singh is paid INR 55 lakh by the KKR franchise every year.

A. Rinku Singh comes under the “Grade-C” contract of BCCI. As per this contract, BCCI pays him INR 1 crore every year as a salary.

A. Rinku Singh is not married yet.

A. As of 2024, Rinku Singh’s estimated net worth is INR 7 crores.

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