Abdul Samad Farooq Biography: Net Worth, Ipl salary, Family, Girlfriend

Abdul Samad Farooq Biography: India’s renowned Batter

Abdul Samad is a right-handed batsman from Jammu and Kashmir. Abdul holds the record for hitting the highest number of sixes in a Ranji Trophy season. Abdul Samad has a a bowling style of legbreak.

Full nameAbdul Samad Farooq
Date of Birth    28 October     2001
Age    22 years
Place of BirthKalakote,    Jammu and Kashmir
Height   183cms
Nationality   Indian
Abdul Samad Farooq Biography

Abdul Samad Farooq Family:

The youngster hails from a typical middle-class family. Abdul Samad Farooq father Farooq is a physical-education teacher in a government school in Jammu. Samad’s mother is a housewife.

Abdul Samad Farooq Biography

His elder brother Tayyab, once a cricketer himself, is currently pursuing a master’s in physical education from the University of Nagpur.

Abdul’s mother was against of his idea of being a cricketer and she felt that it was not a great career option. Hence, wanted him to continue his further studies.

Abdul Samad Farooq Biography

On the other hand, his father supported his dream.

Abdul Samad Farooq Career:

Abdul started by representing the under-14 team for 3 years in Jammu and Kashmir then under-16 team for two years and then finally represented the under-19 team for about a year.

Ultimately, a time came when he caught the sight of Irfan Pathan who was a former Indian Cricketer, he was so inspired and motivated by his guidance.

He currently plays for Jammu & Kashmir in domestic cricket and for Sunrisers Hyderabad in  Indian Premier League .

He is a right-handed batsman and right-arm leg-break bowler. He accumulated his Twenty20 debut for Jammu & Kashmir in the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on 21st of February 2019.

 He made his List A debut on 27th of September 2019, for Jammu & Kashmir in the 2019–20 Vijay Hazare Trophy.

 He had his first-class debut on 9th  of December 2019, for Jammu & Kashmir in the 2019–20 Ranji Trophy.

Abdul Samad Farooq was bought by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for the 2020 Indian Premier League. He made his IPL debut on 29th of September 2020, against the Delhi Capitals. He was reserved by the franchise in the IPL 2022 auction.

Abdul Samad Farooq IPL Career:

Owing to his star- studded record in the domestic cricket, Abdul Samad was bought for Rs 20 lakh by Sunrisers Hyderabad which made him the 4thcricketer from Jammu & Kashmir – after Manzoor Dar, Parvez Rasool and Rasikh Salam to earn an IPL agreement.

Abdul Samad Farooq IPL Career
Picture from his-Instagram handle

In November 2019, VVS Laxman had rang Milap Mewada, the  coach, to ask if he knew of any excellent young players Sunrisers Hyderabad could shortlist for their trials ahead of the IPL auction.

The coach without any delay gave Abdul Samad’s name is history. Samad had his training under  players like David Warner, Kane Williamson, Jonny Bairstow and many others.

Abdul Samad Farooq Girlfriend:

There is no factual information on hi dating or relationship status.


At this moment, he is dedicated towards his goals and hasn’t been a part of any controversies.

Abdul Samad Farooq Hobbies:

Passionate Abdul is also a good singer and claims to mesmerise vocal charms of anyone.

Abdul Samad Farooq Net Worth:

Abdul Samad’s net worth is around Rs 5 crore as of 2024, which is a huge triumph for someone so young like him.

Abdul’s main source of income comes from playing cricket, both in the Indian Premier League and domestically.