New Delhi. Under the leadership of Shikhar Dhawan, Punjab Kings have started with a win in IPL 2023. In their first match, the team defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 runs by Duckworth-Lewis method. On the basis of Bhanuka Rajapakse’s half-century, Punjab Kings scored a good score of 191 runs for 5 wickets while playing first. Rajapakse scored 50 off 32 balls. In response, Kolkata Knight Riders had scored 146 runs for 7 wickets in 16 overs until the game was stopped due to rain. Left-arm fast bowler Arshdeep Singh took 3 wickets for 19 runs in 3 overs i.e. 18 balls. With this, 100 wickets have also been completed in his T20.
24-year-old young bowler Arshdeep Singh pushed Kolkata Knight Riders to the backfoot by taking 2 wickets in the second over of the innings. First he dismissed Mandeep Singh. Then gave a good start to Punjab by sending Anukul Roy to the pavilion. After this Arshdeep took the big wicket of Venkatesh Iyer. Venkatesh, who landed as an impact player, scored 34 runs off 28 balls. Hit 3 fours and a six. Sam Karen, Nathan Ellis, Sikandar Raza and Rahul Chahar also got one wicket each from Punjab.
Completed century in 78th match
In the 78th match of left-arm fast bowler Arshdeep Singh, 100 wickets have been completed at an average of 22. 5 wickets for 32 runs is the best performance. He has taken 4 wickets once and 5 wickets once. Economy is more than 8. Arshdeep Singh got a place in the Indian team for the T20 World Cup on the basis of his performance in the IPL last season. He has so far taken 41 wickets in 26 T20 Internationals. 4 wickets for 37 runs is the best performance.
To whom Dhoni gave a chance, BCCI brought him under Gill-Pandya, now created history by reaching equal to Kohli
Although Arshdeep Singh could not take a single wicket in 3 ODIs. Talking about first class career, Arshdeep has taken 25 wickets in 7 matches. His eyes will now once again be on making a place in Team India.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : April 01, 2023, 19:59 IST