Rinku Singh Wiki, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Bio & More

Rinku Singh is the first all-rounder cricketer from Aligarh in UP to play in IPL. Rinku is a great left-handed batsman and right-handed off-break bowler. The 13th match of IPL was played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Gujarat Titans on 9 April 2023 at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. In this match, KKR batsman Rinku Singh snatched Gujarat’s jaw-dropping victory.

Rinku gave KKR an unforgettable victory by hitting five consecutive sixes in the last over of Yash Dayal. Young Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Rinku Singh has done what a cricketer can do in multiple years. The story of this player who made Kolkata the winner inspires many youths. self. He never gave up even in difficult circumstances and made a name for himself in the cricket world due to hard work.

Rinku Singh Wiki


Rinku Singh is a resident of Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. Rinku Singh was born on 12 October 1997 in the Aligarh district of UP. He comes from a very poor family. His father Khanchandra Singh used to deliver gas cylinders from door to door, and his mother Veena Devi is a housewife.

Rinku, one of the five sons, was very fond of cricket since childhood and used to play cricket with friends in his spare time. He was doing well in small tournaments and looking for a big opportunity.

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The Story of Cricketer Rinku Singh’s Reaching This Stage Has Been Full of Difficulties and Sorrows.

Rinku told that my father did not want to see me playing cricket. My father didn’t want me to waste my time on cricket. Sometimes I had to be beaten on my stubbornness. When I used to return home after playing, my father used to stand with a stick to beat me.

However, my brothers supported me and used to tell me to play cricket. I had no money then to buy the ball. Some people helped me with this also.

Rinku told that he got a job as a mop in a coaching center. The people at the coaching center said to him to come early in the morning and leave after mopping. My brother helped to get me this job.

But I could not do this job and left this job. I was not interested in studies, so felt that now the entire focus should be on cricket. I thought now only cricket can take me forward and I have no other option.

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Rinku Singh Bio

Full NameRinku Khanchand Singh
ProfessionIndian Cricketer
International DebutDid Not Play
Batting StyleLeft-Handed
Bowling StyleRight-Arm Off Break
Jersey Number# Did Not Play (India)
# 3 (Domestics)
# 35 (IPL)
Domestic/State TeamsUttar Pradesh, Central Zone, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders
Coaches/MentorZeeshan, Masud-uz-Zafar Amini, Suresh Sharma, Mansoor Ahmad
Favorite ShotInside Out
Date Of Birth (DOB)12 October 1997 (Sunday)
Age26 Years (As in 2023)
BirthplaceAligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
HometownAligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac SignLibra
HobbiesWorkouts, Playing Different Games
Salary/IncomeINR 80 Lakhs

Rinku Singh Physical Attribute

Height165 (in centimeters)
1.65 (in meters)
5′ 5″ (in feet & inches)
Weight65 (in kilograms)
143 lbs (in pounds)
Body MeasurementsChest- 36 Inches
Waist- 32 Inches
Biceps- 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack

Rinku Singh Family & Girlfriend

Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
FatherKhanchand Singh (An LPG Delivery Man)
MotherVina Devi
BrotherJeetu Singh and 3 Others


Rinku, who made his List A debut for Uttar Pradesh on 5th March 2014 at the age of just 16, scored 83 runs in 87 balls in that match. After this, he got a chance to make his T20 debut in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on 31st March 2014. He scored an unbeaten 24 in 5 balls against Vidarbha.

In the tournament Under-16, Under-19, and Under-23 cricket matches Rinku represented the team Uttar Pradesh and then represented Central Zone at the Under-19 level. In the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy, Rinku made his first-class debut for the team Uttar Pradesh.

Gujarat Titans placed a target of 205 runs for the win in front of Kolkata Knight Riders. Chasing the target, Kolkata needed 29 runs in the last over to win and Umesh Yadav was present at the crease along with Rinku Singh.

Umesh took a single off Yash Dayal and gave the strike to Rinku. After this, batsman Rinku Singh played the finest innings of his career so far. He gave Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) a surprising three-wicket win by hitting five consecutive sixes against Gujarat Titans bowler Yash Dayal.

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Social Media Info

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Rinku Singh

  • Rinku Singh is a resident of Aligarh, UP. His father was a gas cylinder vendor. He has four more brothers. Some used to work as laborers and some used to drive autos.
  • He was the youngest in the family, his father used to get angry with him for playing cricket. He once used to work as a mop in a coaching center. Rinku Singh was very fond of playing cricket since his childhood. Suddenly Rinku left the job and made up his mind to move toward cricket.
  • In the year 2018, his fortunes changed when Shah Rukh Khan showed belief in him for his franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
  • Rinku Singh was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders in the year 2018 for INR 80 lakhs and has been a part of Kolkata Knight Riders for almost 5 years.
  • Rinku Singh decided to make his future in cricket. All of his brothers used to support him to play cricket.
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