India fast-bowler Arshdeep Singh will likely be plying his commerce within the County Championship after signing up a take care of Kent for the 2023 season. The English outfit confirmed the event on Friday (March 17).
Kent have now signed up three abroad gamers for the upcoming season. Earlier than securing Arshdeep Singh’s providers, they’d signed up South Africa’s George Linde and Australia’s Kane Richardson. Whereas Linde will return to Kent to play as all of the three codecs as a part of the two-year deal he had signed, Richardson will solely ply his commerce within the shortest format of the sport.
So far as Arshdeep Singh is worried, he will likely be out there to play 5 matches in June and July, topic to regulatory approval. This will likely be his first stint within the County Championship.
“We’re delighted to have a participant of Arshdeep’s potential be a part of us for 5 matches this Summer time,” Kent’s Director of Cricket, Paul Downton, mentioned.
“He has demonstrated that he has world class abilities with the white ball, and I’m very assured he’ll be capable of put these abilities to good use with the purple ball within the County Championship,” he added.
Arshdeep Singh excited to play for Kent:
Arshdeep Singh’s profession has solely moved upwards ever since he made his India debut final 12 months after always impressing within the Indian Premier League. He made his debut in T20Is and hit the bottom operating in worldwide cricket.
He was an integral a part of India’s Asia Cup and T20 World Cup squads. The spectacular performances within the T20Is additional helped him make his debut in ODIs too. Up to now, he has performed 3 ODIs and 26 T20Is for the Males in Blue. Whereas he’s but to take a wicket in ODIs, he has picked up a formidable 41 wickets in T20Is at a median of lower than 18.
Arshdeep Singh is now gearing up for one more problem as he’s all set to turn out to be the fourth Indian participant to signify Kent. Expressing his delight over signing up with Kent, the pacer acknowledged that he’s excited and is trying ahead to enhancing his abilities.
“I’m excited to play red-ball cricket in England and proceed to enhance my abilities within the first-class recreation. I sit up for performing in entrance of Kent’s Members and supporters; Rahul Dravid has already instructed me it’s a Membership with an incredible historical past,” mentioned Arshdeep.