The inspiring journey of KKR sensation Rinku Singh

The inspiring journey of KKR sensation Rinku Singh

Rinku Singh was born on October 12, 1997.

His father used to deliver LPG containers, while his elder brother drove an autorickshaw.

Rinku represented Uttar Pradesh at the Under-16, Under-19 and Under-23 levels.

In 2017, Kings XI Punjab acquired his services for his base price of Rs. 10 lakhs in the IPL players’ auction.

In January 2018, Kolkata Knight Riders bought him for Rs. 80 lakhs.

KKR bought him back for Rs. 55 lakhs in the 2022 mega auction.

He’s one of the favourite cricketers of Andre Russell’s wife, Jassym Lora.

On April 9, 2023, Rinku etched his name into the history books by chasing 29 in the last over of IPL.

He smashed five consecutive sixes in the 20th over, leading his team to a sensational win against Gujarat Titans.

Rinku is yet to make his international debut.

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