Philip Salt 

Personal details 

Full NamePhilip Salt 
Date of birthAugust 28, 1996
Age27 years old 
Height5 ft 10 in (175 cm)
Current teamKolkata Knight Riders  (KKR) 
PositionMiddle order 
Batting styleRight hand Bat
Bowling styleRight arm Offbreak
Jersey number61
Started playingJuly 08, 2021
Family membersFather – Chris Salt  Mother – Not known Brother – Sam Salt

Phil Salt Recent Matches 

KKR vs PBKS750c/0s26-Apr-2024Eden GardensT20
KKR vs RCB481c/0s21-Apr-2024Eden GardensT20
KKR vs RR100c/0s16-Apr-2024Eden GardensT20
KKR vs LSG89*2c/0s14-Apr-2024Eden GardensT20
KKR vs CSK00c/0s08-Apr-2024ChennaiT20

Batting Stats 


Bowling stats 




Kolkata Knight Riders


Adelaide Strikers

Barbados Tridents

Dambulla Giants

Delhi Capitals

Desert Vipers

Islamabad United

Lahore Qalandars

Manchester Originals (Men)

Pretoria Capitals


Sussex 2nd XI

About Phillip Salt

Phillip Salt is an English cricketer known for his aggressive batting style and versatility on the field. Born on October 28, 1996, Salt has emerged as a dynamic opener capable of dominating bowlers across formats. Making his professional debut for Sussex in 2017, he has since been a consistent performer in domestic competitions like the County Championship and T20 Blast. Salt’s explosive stroke play and wide range of shots make him a formidable presence at the top of the order. Additionally, he contributes as a skilled fielder, displaying agility and athleticism in the outfield. With his talent and determination, Salt has the potential to become a prominent figure in English cricket, continuing to make waves in the cricketing world and leaving a lasting impression on fans and peers alike.

Phillip Salt Career Highlights 

– Professional debut for Sussex in 2017

– Consistent performer in domestic competitions like County Championship and T20 Blast

-Named in England’s T20I squad for series against West Indies; made T20I debut on 26 January 2022 against West Indies.

-Scored his first ODI century (122 runs) against the Netherlands, contributing to England’s record-breaking total of 498 runs; part of England’s highest-ever ODI and List-A score.

-Scored his maiden T20 international century.

Philip Salt News


Domestic career 

In 2013, Phillip Salt began his cricketing journey with Guildford Cricket Club before joining the Sussex Academy in 2014. He showcased his talent in Second XI matches and the Sussex Premier League, notably scoring 200* from 129 balls against Horsham and winning the Player of the Month award in August 2014. Retained by Sussex for the 2015 season, Salt continued to impress, making his List A debut and scoring 72 from 52 balls in a Sussex Premier League match. He made his Twenty20 debut in 2016 and his first-class debut against Pakistan. In 2019, Salt signed for Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash League. In 2021, he moved from Sussex to Lancashire CCC. In 2022, he joined the Manchester Originals for The Hundred and was bought by Delhi Capitals for the 2023 IPL season.

IPL Career 


International career 

In May 2019, Phillip Salt was added to England’s T20I squad for a match against Pakistan but did not play. In July 2021, he made his ODI debut against Pakistan due to squad changes caused by COVID-19. Later in December 2021, Salt debuted in T20Is against the West Indies. In June 2022, he scored his first ODI century (122 runs) against the Netherlands, contributing to England’s record-breaking total. Salt played a crucial role in England’s victory in the 2022 T20 World Cup, featuring in both the semi-final and final matches. Named in both ODI and T20 squads for England’s 2023-24 tour of the West Indies, Salt achieved several milestones, including his maiden T20I century in the third T20I and another century in the fourth T20I, making him the first England player to hit two centuries in international T20 cricket.

ODI Career 

In the span of 2021 to 2023, Phillip Salt played 19 ODIs, featuring in 17 innings without remaining not out. During this period, he amassed a total of 619 runs with a highest score of 122 at an average of 36.41. Salt exhibited an impressive strike rate of 133.40, facing 464 deliveries. 

T20 International Career 

Between 2022 and 2023, Phillip Salt participated in 21 T20I matches, batting in 20 innings with two not outs. Across these games, he accumulated a total of 639 runs, recording a highest score of 119 at an average of 35.50. Salt exhibited remarkable batting prowess with a strikingly high strike rate of 165.97.

Share article
Follow us on social media
Google News Whatsapp channel
Tell us why didn’t you like our article so that we can improve on?