Abdul Samad

Abdul Samad

Abdul Samad was born on October 28, 2001, in Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India. He is a right-handed batsman and a leg-spin bowler known for his aggressive batting style and ability to hit big shots. Samad has made a mark in the Indian domestic circuit playing for Jammu and Kashmir and has gained recognition in the Indian Premier League (IPL), where he has played for the Sunrisers Hyderabad. His power-hitting capabilities and potential as an all-rounder have highlighted him as one of the exciting young talents in Indian cricket.


Abdul Samad’s cricketing journey is inspiring, coming from the cricketing outskirts of Jammu and Kashmir. His talent was evident from a young age, leading him to represent his state across various age-group levels. Samad made his first-class debut for Jammu and Kashmir in the 2018-2019 Ranji Trophy season and quickly made an impression with his batting prowess.

His ability to play innings of substance and his penchant for hitting long sixes caught the attention of IPL scouts, leading to his selection by the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL. Samad’s performances in the IPL, despite limited opportunities, have showcased his ability to handle pressure and play against top-quality bowling attacks. His aggressive batting in the middle order and occasional leg-spin bowling make him a valuable asset in the T20 format.

Sporting Achievements

  • Indian Premier League (IPL): Abdul Samad has been known for his power-hitting in the IPL, playing crucial innings for the Sunrisers Hyderabad. His ability to change the course of a game within a few balls has been on display on several occasions.
  • Domestic Cricket: In domestic cricket, Samad has been a key player for Jammu and Kashmir, contributing significantly in the Ranji Trophy and other domestic tournaments. His performances have helped in elevating the status of cricket in his home state.
  • Notable Innings: Samad’s notable innings in domestic and IPL cricket have been marked by his ability to score quickly and hit big sixes, making him one of the most exciting young talents to watch out for in Indian cricket.

Abdul Samad’s rise from the grassroots level of Jammu and Kashmir to making an impact in the IPL is a testament to his talent, hard work, and determination. As he continues to develop his skills and gain more experience, Samad is poised to make significant contributions to his domestic team and in the IPL, with the potential to represent India on the international stage in the future.

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