JK’s Rasikh Salam makes his IPL debut; 2nd from state

MUMBAI: Young right-arm medium pacer Rasikh Salam became only the second player from Jammu and Kashmir to play in the Indian Premier League.

Salam, 17, turned up for Mumbai Indians in their lung-opener against Delhi Capitals at the Wankhede Stadium here Sunday and also opened the bowling for the hosts.

Rasikh, who got his cap from former India pacer Zaheer Khan, is the youngest player to make the debut for Mumbai Indians.

Salam, who hails from Kulgaam district, was picked up by Mumbai Indians for his base price of Rs 20 lakh. (AGENCIES)