Srinagar, Sep 29: Samad has a T20 batting average of 40 and he can be handy with his leg-spin as well. The J&K star is coming off a breakout domestic season during which he scored two Ranji Trophy centuries.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) have handed a debut to Jammu and Kashmir’s 18-year-old all-rounder Abdul Samad against the Delhi Capitals. He becomes the third cricketer from the valley to play in the Indian Premier League.
Hyderabad made two changes in the playing eleven, Kane Williamson made his way back into the team by replacing Mohammed Nabi and Abdul Samad replaced Wriddhiman Saha.
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 and Kashmir