Mumbai, April 11: Madhya Pradesh right arm pacer Kuldeep Sen made his debut on Sunday for the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL 2022 match against Lucknow Super Giants at Wankhede Stadium here.
The fast pitcher from Rewa, some 450km from the state capital Bhopal near the Utar Pradesh border, impressed everyone with his good pace. He outscored Deepak Hooda for 25 in his second over.
The 25-year-old bowler then successfully defended 15 of the final over to help his side record a victory in a close contest. He conceded just 11 of the last six balls to go 1-for-35.
For the record, RR management picked up the right arm fast launcher for a price of Rs 20 Lakh during the IPL 2022 mega auction.
He made his T20 debut against Mumbai in 2019 and has the experience of playing for the Madhya Pradesh state national cricket team.
According to initial reports, his father, Rampal Sen, runs a small salon in the city.
In 16 first-class matches, Kuldeep has bagged 44 wickets, while having four List A scalps on his kitty.