India’s left-arm pace sensation, Arshdeep Singh, is one of those talented bowlers who made it to the Indian team at such a young age. Coming from the Punjab state of India, this young lad with his bowling skills has impressed everyone, and as his career in international matches has taken an upward path, so has his bowling skills. The young left-arm bowler has so far scalped 41 wickets in the T20I matches, though he is yet to open his wicket account in ODIs. But the way he is progressing under the guidance of the experienced coaches and team players, the sky is the limit for this bowler. Let’s dive into his journey and the struggles he faced to reach where he is right now.
Childhood and Early life of Arshdeep Singh:
Arshdeep Singh was born on February 5, 1999, in Madhya Pradesh, to Darshan Singh (his father) and Baljit Kaur (his mother). His family later moved on to Kharar, Chandigarh, where he started playing cricket. He has an elder brother who lives in Brampton, Canada. His father worked as a member of the CISF before moving to Chandigarh. Arshdeep started studying at “Guru Nanak Public School”, Chandigarh, and later started cricket training under his coach Jaswant Rai.
Arshdeep Singh Cricket Career:
Arshdeep Singh’s domestic career started at a very young age due to his bowling skills, as he could bowl at 140+ speed consistently. He played for Chandigarh in the Punjab inter-district ODI championship. Singh scalped 19 wickets in five matches in the DP Azad Trophy. He got selected in the U-19 team for the 2018 U-19 World Cup after his performance in the Challenger Trophy, where he took 7 wickets for his team, India Red, and became part of the winning side in the tournament. Later, he played for Punjab U-23 in the CK Nayudu Trophy, where he showed his exceptional bowling skills and took a total of 10 wickets in the match against Rajasthan U-23. He had his list-A debut in 2018, and in 2019, he had his first-class debut playing against Vidarbha in the Ranji Trophy.
Arshdeep Singh made his IPL debut in 2019 for Punjab Kings, though he was inducted into the squad in 2018 but didn’t get the chance to play any games in 2018. In 2019, he played only three matches and scalped three wickets, proving that he could improve more if he was allowed to play more matches. From 2020, he has been representing Punjab Kings in the IPL, and in the IPL 2023, he scalped 17 wickets in the 14 matches he played for the team. It is not wrong to say that his IPL performance made it possible for him to regularly feature in T20Is for India.
The international career of Arshdeep started when he got called for India’s tour of England in 2022 for T20Is and ODIs and had his international debut in T20Is. He delivered a maiden over in his debut and took two wickets. Later in July, he was selected for India’s squad for the West Indies tour, where he took seven wickets in five T20I matches. His consistent performance in T20Is booked his seat for the Asia Cup 2022 and later for the ICC T20 World Cup 2022, where he finished as India’s leading wicket taker, scalping 10 wickets in six matches he played. In November 2022, he finally got the opportunity to play the ODI match, and he made his debut against New Zealand but failed to scalp his first ODI wicket in the three matches he played in the ODI.
Arshdeep Singh Personal and social Life:
Arshdeep Singh is an emerging star of Indian Cricket and on social media he loves sharing pictures with his followers coming to his relationship status he is unmarried as of now and there are no relationship rumors of him with anyone, he currently resides with his parents in Chandigarh.
There is one major controversy that happened with Arshdeep Singh after the young player dropped an easy catch in a match against arch rival Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2022, which led to Pakistan’s victory over India in the match. After the match, there was uproar on social media, and some vigilantes started portraying him as a Khalistani separatist. Even some fake users changed the Wikipedia page of Arshdeep Singh, changing the identity of the player to Khalistani. Seeing such incidents, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting noticed Wikipedia needed to make the required change and give an explanation of the incident.
Question 1: What is Arshdeep Singh’s educational qualification?
Answer 1: Arshdeep Singh’s educational qualification is not revealed in media as of now but according to some sources he has done graduation in some discipline.
Question 2: Who is Arshdeep’s Girlfriend?
Answer 2: Arshdeep Singh is still single and has no girlfriend.
Question 3: What is the age of Arshdeep Singh?
Answer 3: As of July 2023 Arshdeep Singh is 23 years old.
Question 4: From which team Arshdeep Singh plays in County?
Answer 4: Arshdeep plays for English county team Kent.