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Nitin Saini (born 28 October 1988) is a cricketer who plays for Haryana in Indian domestic cricket. He has also played for the Indian Premier League franchise team Kings XI Punjab. Saini is a right-hand wicket-keeper batsman who usually opens the batting.
|Full name||Nitin Saini|
|Born||28 October 1988|
Rohtak, Haryana, India
|Domestic team information|
|2012||Kings XI Punjab|
Source: CricInfo, 3 April 2018
Saini made his first-class cricket debut for Haryana at the age of 18 against Saurashtra during the 2006/07 season of the Ranji Trophy. He earned a permanent spot for his state side with impressive performances in all three formats of the game. In the 2011/12 season he scored 631 runs in eight matches at a batting average of 40, scoring five fifties and a hundred. Soon after he signed a contract with Kings XI Punjab to play in the 2012 Indian Premier League, only playing for the side in the one season.
Saini scored over 900 runs in the 2016/17 Ranji Trophy, one of the highest aggregates in the trophy's history.
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