Rasikh Salam Dar, the 17-year-old son of a schoolteacher, on Sunday become the second cricketer from Jammu and Kashmir to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after Parvez Rasool.Also Read - Highlights | AUS vs ENG Ashes 5th Test, Day 3 Updates: Australia Win By 146 Runs, Hosts Finish Series 4-0

Salam, a right arm fast bowler, was included by Mumbai Indians in the playing XI against Delhi Capitals in their opening IPL match at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium on Sunday. Also Read - J&K: JeM Terrorist Involved In 2019 Pulwama Terror Attack Killed In Anantnag Encounter

He conceded 42 runs in the four overs he bowled, but could not pick up a wicket. Also Read - IND vs SA MATCH HIGHLIGHTS 1st Test, Boxing Day Today Cricket Updates: Team India Breaches Centurion Fortress, Crushes South Africa by 113 Runs to Take 1-0 Lead

Salam is the third cricketer from J&K to be picked by an IPL franchise. Manzoor Dar was roped in by the Kings XI Punjab in 2018 but he didn’t play any match.

Rasool has played 11 IPL matches for three different franchises — Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad and the now defunct Pune Warriors India.

Belonging to Ashmuji village in Kashmir’s Kulgam district, Salam made his Ranji Trophy debut for J&K in December last year.