Arshdeep Singh was super excited after his critical IPL (Indian Premier League) debut on Tuesday (April 16). Playing for Kings XI Punjab, Arshdeep bowled splendidly to come back with the figures of 2/43 in 4 overs against Rajasthan Royals at PCA Stadium, Mohali.
Defending the total of 182, Arshdeep got rid of the dangerous looking Jos Buttler for 23, preceding he took wicket of RR (Rajasthan Royals) captain Ajinkya Rahane on 26. Captain Ravichandran Ashwin and pacer Mohammad Shami likewise contributed with a few wickets as KXIP (Kings XI Punjab) restricted Rajasthan Royals to 170/7 in 20 overs, verifying a persuading 12-run win.
Kings XI owner Preity Zinta was quite pleased with the local boy’s performance. She interviewed the youngster in a fun segment posted on the official IPL account on Twitter.
When asked about the prized wicket in the form of Jos Buttler, he told, “It always feels amazing to get a wicket and that was a really big wicket which helped the team to pressurize the opposition.”
An interesting aspect about this young man is that he hadn’t featured in a single T20 game before his debut for the Punjab franchise.