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Who is Rasikh Salam IPL? Quick Facts & Stats about Kolkata Knight Riders Debutant

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Rasikh Salam IPL: In an important news development, Jammu & Kashmir right-arm pacer Rasikh Salam is all set to make his debut for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season against Mumbai Indians (MI) at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. The KKR team has played really well at the start of this IPL 2022 season with two excellent wins against Chennai Super Kings and Punjab Kings. Kolkata Knight Riders captain Shreyas Iyer has won the toss and opted to bowl first in Pune.

Who is Rasikh Salam IPL? Quick Facts & Stats about Kolkata Knight Riders Debutant

During the IPL 2022 mega auction, Kolkata Knight Riders bought Rasikh Salam at his base price of INR 20 Lakh. He was born in April 2, 2000 and has played all of his domestic cricket for Jammu & Kashmir so far. Incidentally, Rasikh made his Indian Premier League debut for the Mumbai Indians back in 2019 against Delhi Capitals.

Rasikh Salam made his domestic T20 debut for Jammu & Kashmir on 22 February, 2019 against Jharkhand. Salam has played a total of 6 T20 matches so far where he has taken as many as 4 wickets with a best of 3 for 38.

Rasikh Salam Stats in Domestic Cricket

Format

Matches

Wickets

Average

Economy

Best Figures

FC

2

7

20.57

3.51

4/97

List A

2

3

33

5.60

2/45

T20

6

4

52.75

9.30

3/38

 

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KKR vs MI, IPL 2022

The Kolkata Knight Riders have made as many as two changes to their winning combination from the last game. The duo of Pat Cummins and Rasikh Salam have replaced Tim Southee and Shivam Mavi in the KKR playing 11 for this match against Mumbai Indians.

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KKR Playing 11 (Confirmed)
1. Venkatesh Iyer
2. Ajinkya Rahane
3. Shreyas Iyer (C)
4. Nitish Rana
5. Andre Russell
6. Sam Billings (wk)
7. Sunil Narine
8. Pat Cummins

9. Rasikh Salam
10. Varun Chakravarthy
11. Umesh Yadav

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KKR 2022 Squad: Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Sam Billings, Aaron Finch, Tim Southee, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammad Nabi, Umesh Yadav, Aman Khan.

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