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Rex Rajkumar Singh, Bio, Wiki, Age, Manipur Cricket Sensation

Rex Rajkumar Singh Biography – Assam’s cricket sensation who took 10 wickets in an Innings!

Early Life:

Rex Rajkumar Singh was born on August 30, 2000, in Sagol Moirang Hanuba, a village in Manipur. Currently, we don’t have any information regarding his family.

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From his very young age, he was good at sports. He learned Taekwondo, used to practice Football, then started playing tennis ball cricket in the local ground.

Mr. Rohendro Singh recognized his talent when he was just 10 years old and then started coaching him with the leather ball.

 Bio Of Rex Rajkumar Singh:

Personal Life

Full NameRex Rajkumar Singh
NicknameRex
Date of BirthAugust30, 2000
Age18 Years (in 2019)
NationalityIndian
ReligionNot known
Zodiac/Sun SignVirgo
Birth PlaceImphal, Manipur, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Available

Physical Stats

Height5 ft. 6"

(167 cm) approx
Weight60 Kg

(130 lbs) approx
Hair ColorLight Brown
Eye ColorDark Brown

Family & Relationships

Father

Occupation
Not known

Truck Driver
Mother

Occupation
Not known

Home maker
SiblingsNot known
Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendNot Known

Career

ProfessionCricketer
CoachMr. Pheiroizan Rohendro
Playing RoleBowler
Batting StyleLeft-Handed Batsman
Bowling StyleLeft-Arm Medium
Major TeamsManipur
First-Class DebutManipur vs Sikkim , Kolkata (November, 2018)
List-A DebutManipur vs Puducherry, Vadodra (September,2018)
T20 DebutManipur vs Rajasthan, Thiruvananthapuram (November 08, 2019)

Cricket Career:

Later, Rex Singh became the first Manipuri and the second overall cricket player from North-East who represented India in Cricket. Assam’s Abu Nechim was the first player ever got selected from North-East.

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On September 19, 2018, Rex started List-A career from Vijay Hazare Trophy against Puducherry. He bowled 6 overs in the match but didn’t get any wicket.

About one and a half months later, on November 01, 2019, he made his first-class cricket debut against Sikkim in Ranji Trophy. He took 3 wickets in the match and scored a total of 15 runs in the match.

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He was selected for the U19 South Africa Tour in February 2019.

On November 08, 2019, he made his T20 debut against Rajasthan in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at Thiruvananthapuram.

10 Wickets in an Inning by Manipuri Cricketer :

On December 11, 2018. Manipur vs Arunachal Pradesh.

Singh’s stats were – 9.5 overs, 6 maidens, 11 runs, and 10 wickets! Believe us, These were the exact stats of that match. Out of his 10 wickets, 5 were bowled-out, 2 LBW, and 3 caught out.

And the interesting fact is that he missed 3 times to take a hat-trick.

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In the first innings of the match, he took 5 wickets and in the second innings, he took 10 wickets, and a total of 15  wickets in the match.

Arunachal’s whole team collapsed at the score of 36 runs, and Rex Rajkumar Singh became the third Indian who took 10 wickets in an innings. Shubash Gupte and Anil Kumble were the last bowlers to do so.

In December 2019, Rex took 8 wickets at an economy of 2.75 against Mizoram in Ranji Trophy. He also scored 65 runs in the first innings. In the second innings of the match, he took 2 wickets and scored 10 runs, which leads to the Manipur’s victory in the plate group match. He also won the man of the match award for his incredible performance in the match.

Cricket Stats of Rex Singh:

CRICKET STATS:
BATTING STATS:
MatchesInningsRunsH.S.Avg.50
First-Class36906515.001
List-A121063177.870
T20s4436309.000
BOWLING STATS:
MatchesInningsWktsEco.Avg.Best Bowling
(Match)
First-Class36133.3417.763.34
List-A1210184.9220.774.92
T20s4437.9434.007.94

Interesting Facts about Manipur’s Rex Singh:

  • In Under- 16s cricket, he took 5 wickets in his very first match.
  • His bowling action resembles Irfan Pathan.
  • He missed his 12th exam board in 2017 because of a cricket tournament in which he was playing then.
  • He made his List-A debut on September 19, 2018-19, in Vijay Hazare Trophy.

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