March 26, 2023
Rinku Singh

Rinku Singh profile and biography, Stats

IPL being the biggest cricketing league in world, is providing a lot of opportunities to many youngsters. It is a platform where cricketing talent meets opportunities. Many Young talents got their chances and became stars in the shortest form of cricket. Today we are discussing about another young talent Rinku Singh.

Rinku Singh is was born on 12 October, 1997 in Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh). Born in a poor family, he faced a lot of struggle to become popular in cricket. He lived in a two room quarter with his seven member family. His father is working as a cylinder delivery person in an LPG agency.

During the off season at the KKR Academy with mentor Abhishek Nayar he stitched the loopholes in his batting . In 2018-19 Ranji Trophy playing for Uttar Pradesh he performed really well , he ended his tournament being the third highest run getter (953 runs in 10 innings) scoring four hundreds (163*, 149, 149 and 150) in his tally.

Rinku Singh’s Personal Information

Full Name Rinku Khanchand Singh
Father’s Name Khanchand Singh
Born October 12, 1997 Aligarh(Uttar Pradesh)
Age 24 Years, 7 Months
Height 5’5″
Nationality Indian
Batting Style Left Handed
Bowling Off break
Teams Uttar Pradesh U-19, Uttar Pradesh (Present)
IPL Punjab Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders (Present)

He gain a lot of attention within days after the IPL auction, as he lived in a small quarter with two rooms at an LPG premises near Aligarh University. He was picked as all-rounder by Shahrukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight Riders. His father delivers LPG cylinders to homes. He has two brothers one of them is an autorickshaw driver, other one works in a coaching center. , an elder brother drives an autorickshaw while another brother works in a coaching centre. It’s the rags to riches story that we hear a few time.

Rinku has seen many tough times, three year ago his family had a debt of five lakh. They were struggling to payback. All his daily allowances received while representing the UP under-19 team and other cricketing money went to pay the debts. He was in reckoning for Indian U-19 Cricket team four years ago, but he can’t make for world cup.

He was first picked in IPL by Punjab Kings 2018 but didn’t got much chances to play. Later he was called for selection trials by Mumbai Indians. Mumbai Indians was also showing interest to pick him but KKR makes the deal with 80 Lakh rupees.

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Why Rinku Singh is famous?

Rinku Singh got the attention by a star performance in KKR vs RR Match as Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Rajasthan Royals to make a comeback in IPL 2022. 

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