The left-arm pacer, Arshdeep Singh plays his domestic cricket for Punjab. The 24-year-old made his appearance in the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL). He made his ODI & International T20 debut in New Zealand this past November. Arshdeep made 29 international appearances for India, including a standout ICC T20 World Cup this past Winter. In his seven career first-class matches so far, he has taken 25 wickets at an average of 23.84 & economy of 2.92. Kent Cricket made the announcement of Arshdeep Singh’s upcoming arrival in the County Championship for the Kent Cricket Team.
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He will become the fourth Indian player to wear the White Horse competitively after Kanwar Shumshere Singh, current India Men’s Head Coach Rahul Dravid & 2022 overseas bowler, Navdeep Saini.
Singh said, “I am excited to play red-ball cricket in England and continue to improve my skills in the first-class game. I look forward to performing in front of Kent’s Members and supporters. Rahul Dravid has already told me it is a Club with a great history.”
Kent’s Director of Cricket, Paul Downton delighted to have a player of Arshdeep’s potential. “He has demonstrated that he has world-class skills with the white ball. I am very confident he will be able to put those skills to good use with the red ball in the County Championship.”
A further announcement regarding overseas players for Kent in the LV= Insurance County Championship this season will be made in due course. Kent Cricket also confirmed Kane Richardson as one of their’s overseas players in the 2023 Vitality Blast. George Linde will return for the second year of his deal at the end of this month for all formats.