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Kolkata Knight Riders picks Kashmir pacer Rasikh Salam

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Srinagar: Kolkata Knight Riders Sunday bought the right arm young pacer Rasikh Salam for their side during the ongoing Indian Premier League mega auction 2022 in Bengaluru.

Rasikh, who previously played in IPL for Mumbai Indians, was bought by KKR for Rs 20 lakhs.

It is major redemption for the young cricketer from Ashmuji area of Kulgam who made comeback to professional cricket recently after serving two year ban on age discrepancy.

Rasikh recently played for J&K Under-25 side and performed well. However, he was still left out of J&K Ranji Trophy side.

During his two year ban, Rasikh trained in Mumbai Indians academy in Mumbai.

Meanwhile, Sunrise Hyderabad retained Abdul Salam and Umran Malik in the tean.



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