Who Is Rinku Singh: The match played between Lucknow Super Giants and Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday night ended in a thrilling fashion. KL Rahul’s team won this match but the headlines went to KKR’s Rinku Singh. Batting first, Lucknow had set a target of 211 runs in front of Kolkata with the help of Quinton de Kock’s century and captain KL Rahul’s half-century. Chasing this score, KKR could only score 208 runs in 20 overs. In the last few overs, two-time champion team Kolkata left-handed batsman Rinku Singh created a ruckus in the Lucknow Super Giants camp. Rinku was dismissed after playing a stormy innings of 40 runs in 15 balls with the help of 2 fours and 4 sixes. Rinku was caught by Evin Lewis in the last over and showed the way to the pavilion, if Rinku was not out, then the result of the match would have definitely been in Kolkata’s favor.
Story of Rinku Singh from Floor to Arsh
A lot of struggle is seen in the story of Rinku Singh, who comes from Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh. The father works to deliver cylinders from door to door, while one brother drives an auto rickshaw and the other works in a coaching center. He has a total of 5 sisters and brothers. Rinku did not have much interest in studies, due to which he made cricket his life. 9th fail Rinku had told in an interview that before 2012 when he used to play cricket, his father used to beat him, but that year he won a bike in a tournament after which his father stopped hitting Rinku. That bike was used by Rinku’s father to deliver cylinders. Rinku also told that once he asked his brother for a job, he took him to a place where cleaning and mopping was done, Rinku would return from there and after that he dedicated his life to playing cricket.
Rinku was first bought by Punjab Kings in the IPL auction in 2017, but he did not get a chance to play a single match that year. During that time Rinku was bought by Punjab for a base price of Rs 10 lakh. After this, in 2018, KKR spent 80 lakh rupees on this player. Rinku has been a part of KKR since 2018, KKR had placed a bid of Rs 55 lakh on her in the IPL 2022 Mega Auction.
Rinku Singh is creating havoc in IPL 2022
In the initial season of IPL, Rinku did not get to play many matches, but this year he has played 7 matches in which he has scored 174 runs at an average of 34.80. If we look at Rinku’s IPL career, he has played only 17 matches in the last 6 years in which he has scored 251 runs. Apart from his batting, Rinku is also known for his excellent fielding.
BCCI imposed a three-month ban on Rinku
Do you know that BCCI has also imposed a three-month ban on Rinku Singh? Probably not, then let us tell you that this ban was imposed on him during 2019. Actually, during that time he took part in Abu Dhabi Cricket’s Ramadan T20 Cup without the permission of the BCCI. Angered by this decision of Rinku, the BCCI imposed a three-month ban on him.