Abdul Samad (Cricketer) Biography, Career, IPL, Education, Family, Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, And More

Abdul Samad is an Indian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and right-arm leg-break bowler. He plays domestic cricket for Jammu & Kashmir. Samad is the third cricketer from Jammu & Kashmir to feature in the IPL.

Abdul Samad (Cricketer)

Abdul Samad Personal Life

Abdul was born on 28th October 2001 in Kalakote, Jammu, and Kashmir. His father’s name is Mohammad Farooq, a Physical Education master, and his mother’s name is Farzana Kausar, a homemaker. He has a brother, Tayyub.

Abdul began his cricket journey by playing on the streets in his locality. He used to spend his idle time playing cricket. Initially, his mother was less supportive of his transition into a cricketer. She used to ask him to pay more attention to his studies than cricket. On the other hand, his father, who himself was a national-level volleyball player and a decent fast bowler in his youth, supported him to follow his passion.

Abdul Samad with his family

Abdul Samad Career

Abdul played for Jammu & Kashmir’s U-14 cricket team for 3 years, in the U-16 team for 2 years, and in the U-19 team for 1 year.

On 21st February 2019, he made his Twenty20 debut for Jammu & Kashmir in the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. On 27th September 2019, he made his List A debut for Jammu & Kashmir in the 2019–20 Vijay Hazare Trophy.

He made his first-class debut on 9 December 2019, for Jammu & Kashmir against Uttarakhand  in the 2019–20 Ranji Trophy.

Abdul Samad Career


In the 2020 IPL, he was signed by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for the base price of ₹20 lakhs. On 29th September 2020, he made his IPL debut against the Delhi Capitals.

In the 2022 IPL auction, he was retained by Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Abdul Samad IPL Career

Abdul Samad Education

School Lawrence Public School, Jammu
College/University Sharirik Shikshan Mahavidyalaya, Koradi
Educational Qualifications Bachelors in Physical Education (B.P.Ed.)

Abdul Samad Education



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Abdul Samad Cricket Info

Domestic/State Team • Jammu & Kashmir
• Sunrisers Hyderabad (IPL)
Coach Randhir Singh Manhas
Batting Style Right-hand bat
Bowling Style Right-arm leg break
Role Batsman

Abdul Samad Physical Stats

Height (approx.) in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 11”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Abdul Samad Wiki/Bio

Full Name Abdul Samad Farooq
Name Abdul Samad
Date of Birth 28 October 2001 (Sunday)
Birthplace Village Kalakote, Jammu and Kashmir
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Village Kalakote, Jammu and Kashmir
Parents Father- Mohammad Farooq (Physical Education master)
Mother- Farzana Kausar (homemaker)
Siblings Brother- Tayyub (Pursuing Bachelor’s in Physical Education)

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