For India A’s second four-day match against the England Lions, Rinku Singh has been added

For India A’s second four-day match against the England Lions, Rinku Singh has been added

Rinku Singh was previously only included in the squad for the third and final game of the series. However, he has been added to the India A squad for the second four-day match against the England Lions, which is scheduled to take place in Ahmedabad starting on January 24.

Since making his T20I debut against Ireland in August of last year, Rinku, 26, has had a hectic five months and more. Before competing in the T20I series against Australia, South Africa, and Afghanistan, he was a member of the team that won gold at the Asian Games in Hangzhou.

He played two matches in December of last year to mark his ODI debut in South Africa. He also received his maiden India A call-up ahead of the second four-day game against South Africa A in Benoni.

Rinku has yet to play for India A, but his inclusion in the squad comes at a time when the selectors are considering a possible replacement for Virat Kohli, who withdrew from the first two Tests against England for personal reasons. Rajat Patidar, Cheteshwar Pujara, Sarfaraz Khan, and B Sai Sudharsan are among the players who could replace Kohli. Rinku has so far played 46 first-class matches in which he has scored 3109 runs at an average of 57.57. His most recent appearance was for Uttar Pradesh in their Ranji Trophy third-round match against Bihar in Meerut.

Rinku Singh Profile and Records

Indian cricket player Rinku Singh competes in the Indian Premier League for the Kolkata team. Rinku Singh turned 27 in 2024. He was born on October 12, 1997. Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, native Rinku Singh bats left-handed. In 2018, he made his IPL debut.

In his 31 IPL games played thus far, Rinku has amassed 725 runs at an average of 36.25. Along with smashing four half-centuries, he has the highest IPL score of 67* runs. He has hit 54 fours and 38 sixes in his IPL career. In the IPL Auction 2024, the Kolkata franchise acquired the services of Rinku Singh for Rs 55.00 Lac.

DOB Oct 12, 1997
IPL DebutIPL Debut 2018

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