Ryan Rickelton is a professional South African cricketer. He plays the role of a left-arm opening batter and represents the national team in the Test format.
Ryan Rickelton is a professional South African cricketer. He plays the role of a left-arm opening batter and represents the national team in the Test format. Rickelton is also a wicketkeeper and has done fairly well behind the stumps for his domestic team over the years. He has the ability to anchor the innings with bat in hand and can also turn on the aggressive mode when needed. Rickelton has made a reputation for going hard at the top of the order and taking his team off to good stars. The wicket keeper batter also featured for the South Africa U-19 team and then went on to make his first-class debut for Gauteng against Northerns in November 2015.
Rickelton is known as a classic red-ball cricketer known for his technically right strokeplay. Ryan plays for Imperial Lions and Jozi Stars in the domestic circuit. The left-hand batter had a brilliant domestic season in 2017-2018, he notched up 351 runs in eight matches in the Provincial One-day Cup and 562 runs in six matches for Gauteng in the Sunfoil Series, On the back of some brilliant performances, he earned a callup to the Cricket South Africa Emerging squad in July 2018. Ryan Rickelton received his maiden call-up from the senior national side for the T20I series against Pakistan but didn’t get an opportunity to showcase his abilities as he was not picked in the playing XI.
Rickelton was included in the ODI series against the Netherlands in November 2021, Rickelton has had a decent outing and has almost cemented his place at the top of the order for South Africa. Unfortunately, the left-handed wicketkeeper batter went unsold in the Indian Premier League auction. However, he was bagged by the MI Cape Town franchise for INR 1 crore. The youngster has been the talk the town and it won’t be surprising if he sings several contracts for different T20 franchises around the globe. Although, Ryan loves playing in the longer format, he can be mighty effective in the shorter formats as well. Let’s have a peek into some of the other interesting facts about this upcoming South African talent.
His net worth is around INR 10 crores (approx)
He earns around INR 1.2 crore annually (approx)
Ryan Rickelton earns INR 1 crore from his SA20 franchise, MI Cape Town
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