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Personal Information

Full NameAbdul Samad Farooq
BornOctober 28, 2001 Kala Kot, Jammu & Kashmir
Age19 Years, 11 Months, 0 Days
National SideIndia
Batting StyleRight Handed
BowlingLeg break
SportCricket

Ranking

TestODIT20
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Man of the Match

TestODIT20World CupCL
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Career Information

Teams PlayedJammu and Kashmir, Sunrisers Hyderabad
Career Span

Abdul Samad Farooq Overall Stats

Batting & Fielding Performance

MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAVGS/RCTSTDucksR/O
IPL
1914417633 v DC00111017.60154.3811021

Bowling Performance

IOMRWBest3s5sAVGE/RS/RMtc
IPL
48010521/9 v PBKS0052.5013.1224.004

Abdul Samad Farooq Profile

Hailing from a place known as 'The Paradise on Earth', Abdul Samad is a young right-handed batsman who has the ability to hit the ball hard. He has been one of the shining lights who has come from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.


Abdul Samad caught the eyes of former Indian pace bowler Irfan Pathan when he was playing at a camp organised for the state Ranji Trophy team. Pathan saw how this youngster was playing way better than other experienced players. Samad made his Twenty20 debut for Jammu & Kashmir in the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in February 2019 and that was followed by his List A and First-Class debut in the same year.


In the Indian T20 League auction 2020, Abdul Samad was bought by the Hyderabad-based franchise for Rs. 20 lakh. It will be interesting to see how the teen will perform at one of the biggest stages in world cricket.