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Rinku Singh


Rinku Singh Biography

Rinku Singh is a professional Indian cricketer who plays in the domestic circuit. He is a left-handed batsman and a part time right arm off break bowler. He plays for the Uttar Pradesh in the domestic circuit of Indian cricket. He was born on 12 October 1997 in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. He has been on the rise in his cricketing career in the recent times.


Rinku comes from a very modest background. He is the third of five siblings and recently admitted in an interview that he has seen some tough times in his life. His father delivers LPG cylinders to homes. He represented Uttar Pradesh at the Under-16, Under-19 and Under-23 Levels and also the Central Zone at the Under-19 level.


He made his debut in List A Cricket when he played for Uttar Pradesh for the first time in March 2014 at the age of 16. He was great in his debut as he remained the top scorer in that match with a score of 83 runs. His made his first class debut for the Uttar Pradesh team in on 5 November 2016 as he played for the first time in a Ranji Trophy match.

Rise to glory

He had a modest start to his career. Soon, he started to grow as a cricketer. In his first seven List A matches, he had already scored four fifties and everybody knew that he had something special in him.

One of the best times of his career came when he was picked by Kings XI Punjab for 10 Lakhs of rupees in 2017. Although he did not get to play in the tournament, it certainly meant recognition of his talent.

Recently, he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for the 10th edition of Indian Premier League for 80 lakhs of rupees. Whether he will get to play or not is in the future, but after the tough times that he

has seen in his life, earning 80 lakhs of rupees is a sigh of relief and joy.

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