Who is KKR cricketer Phil Salt, bio, age, height, wife, country, IPL 2024 price and stats

Who is KKR cricketer Phil Salt, bio, age, height, wife, country, IPL 2024 price and stats

Here is all you need to know about English cricketer Phil Salt including his age, height, girlfriend, and country

During an intense Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) vs. Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) IPL 2024 encounter, Phil Salt produced an incredible catch that sent the cricket world into a frenzy and fans just can’t stop talking about it.

That came when, in the eleventh over of LSG’s innings, Varun Chakravarthy handed Marcus Stoinis a deceiving googly. Additionally, Salt scored an incredible 89* to propel the Kolkata side to victory and maintain their position at the top of the standings and made the Bengali New Year at Eden Gardens for the supporters of the Kolkata Knight Riders unforgettable.

Who is KKR cricketer Phil Salt, bio, age, height, wife, country, IPL 2024 price and career stats

Philip Dean Salt is a professional cricket player who was born on August 28, 1996, in Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire, Wales. The 27-year-old stands 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) tall.

A look at Phil Salt’s career so far

Phil Salt has previously represented Sussex and England internationally. He is an opening batter, mainly an aggressive one, who bats right-handed. Occasionally, he bowls off spin with a right arm and keeps wicket.


Salt was born in Wales and later moved as a young man to England and Barbados. After beginning in St Asaph, he played cricket for the North East Wales Under-11s. His family relocated to Barbados when he was ten years old, following his graduation from Chester High School. He met the Barbados residence requirement, making him eligible to play for either England or the West Indies.

He made his international debut in England in July of 2021. He was a member of the England team that won the 2022 ICC T20 World Cup. He just made history when he scored two consecutive centuries while defeating the West Indies in a Twenty20 international.

Salt has played for teams like Sussex from 2015 to 2021, Lahore Qalandars (2018 and 2022), Islamabad United (2019-2021), Barbados Tridents in 2019, Adelaide Strikers 2019/20–2020/21, Manchester Originals (2021- present), Dambulla Giants (2021), Lancashire (2022- present), Delhi Capitals in 2023 and now plays for the Kolkata Knight Riders in 2024.


Phil Salt’s family

Phil Salt’s father’s name is Chris Salt. He has two other siblings, a brother named Sam and a sister named Dani.

Phil Salt’s girlfriend

Phil Salt is in a relationship with Abi McLaven and the couple has been togther since 2020 reportedly.


What is Phil Salt’s IPL Salary?

Phil Salt was acquired by the Kolkata Knight Riders for the base price of INR 1.5 crore.