Here is all you need to know about Philip Salt and why is he in the headlines, have a look at which country he is from, his age, height and IPL 2023 salary
The Delhi Capitals hosted the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 50th match of the IPL 2023 on May 6, 2023 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium.
Virat Kohli and Mahipal Lomror both scored half-centuries, helping RCB to a respectable first innings total of 181 runs.
But the second innings’ verbal brawl between Mohammed Siraj and Delhi Capitals openers Philip Salt and David Warner caught everyone’s attention.
After receiving two sixes and a four in the first three balls of the fifth over, Siraj bowled a wide ball.
Delhi Capitals cricketer Philip Salt, bio, age, height, wife, country, position, IPL 2023 salary, batting stats
Siraj was the main culprit in LSGvRCB game, but he escaped that day. Today also he tried to do lafda with Philip Salt. Sira showing unnecessary aggression to Salt.#RCBvsDC #siraj pic.twitter.com/HEWoXtkE1e
— Ishu (@PocketDynamoo) May 6, 2023
When Salt was seen talking to Siraj at that time, the pacer went off, which resulted in a fight between the three of them.
The two players may receive a fine as a result of their behaviour because their arguments appeared to be very heated.
Philip Salt shines against RCB
Philip Salt disrupted Virat Kohli’s homecoming party and helped Delhi Capitals (DC) overcome Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a game-winning 87-run knock at the Arun Jaitley Stadium.
While chasing 182 runs, DC’s batting team had the ideal reaction as they won the match by seven wickets with 20 balls to spare.
The result also keeps DC’s fragile playoff chances alive as they pick up their fourth win of the season.
Phil Salt is on song tonight 👊
He reaches his 5️⃣0️⃣ and also bring up the 1️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ for @DelhiCapitals 👏#DC require 80 runs in 66 balls
Follow the match ▶️ https://t.co/8WjagffEQP #TATAIPL | #DCvRCB pic.twitter.com/o0YYWlAnPN
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) May 6, 2023
Who is Philip Salt?
Philip Dean Salt, a professional cricketer who was born on August 28, 1996, represents England domestically and abroad for Lancashire County Cricket Club. He played for Sussex in the past.
He often bats aggressively with his right hand in the opening position, although he also occasionally bowlers with his right arm at medium pace and keeps wicket.
Salt made his international debut for England in July 2021. He was born in Wales and later spent his youth years in Barbados and England.
Salt was a member of the England team that won the 2022 ICC T20 World Cup.
Salt was born in Bodelwyddan, Wales. He was a member of the North East Wales Under-11 squad when they travelled to St. Asaph, where he first learned the game.
Before his family moved to Barbados when he was 10 years old, he attended school in Chester.
Teams Philip Salt played for
- Sussex (2015–2021)
- Lahore Qalandars (2018)
- Islamabad United (2019–2021)
- Barbados Tridents (2019)
- Manchester Originals (2021)
- Dambulla Giants (2021)
- Lahore Qalandars (2022)
- Mumbai Indians (2021)
- Delhi Capitals (2023- present)
Philip Salt’s family
Phil Salt’s mother’s name hasn’t been made available online yet, and his father is Chris Salt.
He also has a brother named Sam salt and a sister named Dani.
Wife: Abi Mclaven; (girlfriend)
Height: 5 feet 11 inches
Born: 28 August 1996 (age 26 years), Bodelwyddan, United Kingdom
Education: Reed’s School
Bowling: Right-arm off bre
Dates joined: 2023 (Pretoria Capitals), MORE
Nationality: English, Welsh
Philip Salt’s IPL salary
Phil Salt was bought by the Delhi Capitals at the IPL Auction for INR 2 Crore. He is a wicket-keeper batsman who bats in the top or middle-order.
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