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Rasikh Salam sold to KKR at base Price of 20 lakh

Post by on Monday, February 14, 2022

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Srinagar, Feb 13: 22-year-old Rasikh Salam Dar, Right arm fast medium bowler, from Kulgam was sold to Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) at a Base Price of 20 lakh in the ongoing Indian Premier League mega auction 2022 in Bengaluru.

Rasikh who has previously played in IPL for Mumbai Indians was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 20 lakhs.

An official of Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) while confirming to Rising Kashmir said they are delighted that Rasikh has been picked by Kolkata Knight Riders and will represent Kolkata Knight Riders this season in IPL 2022.

Earlier, in December 2018 he was bought by the Mumbai Indians in the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League. Hence became the third cricketer from Jammu and Kashmir to be picked in the Indian Premier League. 

This young cricketer from Ashmuji area of Kulgam made comeback to professional cricket recently after serving two year ban on age discrepancy.

He also played for J&K Under-25 side and showcased his performance  there but was not picked for J&K Ranji Trophy side.

Meanwhile, Rasikh trained in Mumbai Indians academy in Mumbai.


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