10 Less known Facts about Rinku Singh  Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

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Know about Rinku Singh -

He hit an impressive 5 sixes in

just 5 balls, ultimately leading

KKR to victory.

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Shah Rukh Khan celebrates

KKR's triumph with a special

"Pathaan" poster showing Rinku

Singh, saying, "Jhoome Jo Rinku."

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He was born on October 12, 1997,

in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.

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Singh made his IPL debut in 2018

for the KKR, and has played a

total of 11 matches in the

tournament so far.

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He is a left-handed batsman

and a right-arm medium pacer.

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Singh was a wrestler before taking

up cricket, and won a gold medal

at the World Wrestling

Championships in 2010.

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Singh was spotted by KKR's scout

team during a local tournament in

Uttar Pradesh, and was offered

a trial with the team.

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He was initially signed by KKR

as a net bowler, but impressed

the team's coaching staff with

his batting skills.

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Singh has also played for the Uttar

Pradesh cricket team in domestic


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Singh's nickname in the KKR team

is 'Gauti', which is a reference to

former KKR captain Gautam


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