Sameer Rizvi Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Net Worth & More

Sameer Rizvi is an Indian cricketer who currently plays for Uttar Pradesh and Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League. He is also known as right-handed Suresh Raina, a nickname he earned on social media owing to his playing style mimicking Raina’s. He has also represented India at the Under-19 level in age-group cricket.

Sameer Rizvi Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Net Worth & More

Bio/Wiki

Full NameSameer Rizvi
Nick NameRight-handed Suresh Raina
ProfessionCricketer

Personal Life

Date of Birth6 December 2003 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2024)21 Years old
BirthplaceLoiya, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac SignSagittarius
NationalityIndian
India
HometownMeerut
ReligionIslam
SchoolJP Academy, Meerut
College/UniversityDid not attend
Education Qualification10th standard

Relationships & More

Marital StatusUnmarried
Marriage DateNone
Affairs/GirlfriendNot Known

Family

WifeNot Known
ChildrenSon: None
Daughter: None
ParentsFather: Haseen Rizvi (Property Dealer)
Sameer Rizvi Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Net Worth & More
Mother: Ruksana Rizvi (Homemaker)
SiblingsBrother: Afseen Rizvi (Elder)
Sister:  Naba Rizvi

Physical Stats & More

Height (approx)In centimeters- 178 cm In meters- 1.78 m In feet & inches- 5’10” ft
Weight (approx)In kilograms- 70 kg In pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Measurement’sChest- 40 Inches Waist- 32 Inches Biceps- 13 Inches

Cricket

Internationa DebutODI: Not Known
T20: Not Known
Jersey Number#7 (India Under-19), #7 (Kanpur Superstars in UP T20 League)
Domestic/Stats TeamNot Known
Coach/MentorTankeeb Akhtar, Sunil Joshi
Batting StyleRight-handed
Sameer Rizvi Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Net Worth & More
Bowling StyleRight-arm off-break

Net Worth

Net Worth in 2024$1 Million (Approx)
Net Worth in Indian RupeesINR- 8 Crore (Approx)

Favourite Things

ActorShah Rukh Khan
ActressDeepika Padukone
HobbiesNot Known
DestinationLondon, Dubai
Favourite Cricket PlayerSachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma, Cristiano Ronaldo
Favorite SportsCricket, Football
Favourite FoodBiryani, Butter Chicken
Favorite SingersArijit Singh, Neha Kakkar

Some Lesser Facts

  • Sameer mastered the technique of hitting sixes with the help of his Uttar Pradesh teammate, Rinku Singh, who is also popular as a hard-hitting finisher.
  • He once talked about the former Uttar Pradesh and Indian cricketer, Suresh Raina, and said that Suresh once gave his goggles to Sameer as he was impressed with Sameer’s dedication while fielding in a match.
  • Sameer’s batting position varies from number 4 to 7 in the middle order.
  • Rizvi was expected to be auctioned off for a high price due to such hard-hitting performances. In the 2024 IPL auction, he was acquired by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for Rs 8.40 crores against his base price of Rs 20 lakh.
  • In BCCI’s 2023 Men’s Under-23 State A tournament, he captained the Uttar Pradesh Under-23 team and led them to win the tournament by scoring 84 runs off 50 balls in the final. He also hit the maximum number of sixes (37) in the tournament.
  • In the inaugural season of the UP T20 League in 2023, he emerged as the highest run scorer for Kanpur Superstars. In 10 matches, he scored 455 runs at an average of 50.56 and a strike rate of 188.8. He earned a reputation as a pinch hitter by hitting the maximum number of sixes (35) in the tournament. He made the highest individual score (122 runs) and fastest century of the tournament.
  • In 2019, Sameer Rizvi played for India Under-19 in an international series.
  • In the 2019-20 domestic season, he made his debut for Uttar Pradesh and went on to play in several tournaments.
  • In 2014, he started playing for Uttar Pradesh Under-14 and went on to play for Under-16 and Under-19 teams. He also played in local and corporate cricket tournaments. In the 2021 Guts N Glory Corporate League, he scored 126 runs in 48 deliveries.
  • Although his father did not support Sameer initially, he later supported Sameer’s decision to play cricket. Before Sameer made his Ranji debut, his father suffered a brain hemorrhage.
  • Sameer Rizvi is an Indian cricketer. He represented Uttar Pradesh in several domestic tournaments and Kanpur Superstars in the UP T20 League. In 2023, he went viral after Chennai Super Kings (CSK) acquired him in the IPL auction for the 2024 edition.
  • Sameer has been playing domestic cricket for the Uttar Pradesh team since the year 2020.

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