Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Arshdeep breaks a 16-year-old record

Kathnandu: Indian cricket bowler Arshdeep Singh has bowled a first over maiden on his T20I debut against England.

Arshdeep Singh of India celebrates with captain Prithvi Shaw of India after taking the wicket. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Arshdeep Singh made his T20I debut against England on Thursday. (Twitter/BCCI)

He became only the third Indian bowler after Jhulan Goswami and Ajit Agarkar to bowl a maiden over in their debut T20I.

Arshdeep Singh also broke a 16-year-old record. He became the first Indian bowler to bowl a maiden in their debut T20I over since 2006.

When Jhulan Goswami and Ajit Agarkar did it in India’s first women’s T20I (vs England at Derby, August 2006) and first men’s T20I (vs south Africa at Johannesburg, December 2006).

After his impressive outing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the 23-year-was been included in the 18-member squad for the upcoming five-match T20I home series against South Africa.


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