Shubhrata Mukherjee: Arshdeep Singh was mentored by Rahul Dravid, the head coach of the current Indian senior team. The left-arm pacer followed the instructions like an obedient student. Following Dravid’s advice, he will play county cricket this time. Contracted with Kent. He is contracted to play in five first-class matches. Its objective is to hone your skills in single red ball cricket. The Indian team will leave for England after the IPL. There he will face Australia in the final of the World Test Championship. At that time Arshdeep Singh will spend the entire month of June and July with England’s county club Kent.
Arshdeep made his ODI debut against New Zealand last November. He is going to wear the Kent jersey as the fourth Indian cricketer. Earlier, Kanwar Sumshere Singh, current Indian team head coach Rahul Dravid and Navdeep Saini had played for Kent in 2022 as foreign bowlers. Kent has confirmed this in a statement. “Kent Cricket is delighted to announce that international bowler Arshdeep Singh will play five matches for us in the LV Insurance County Championship to be held in June and July,” the statement said. But everything depends on the approval of the regulators.
After signing with Kent, Arshdeep Singh said, ‘I am very excited to get a chance to play red ball cricket in England. Can’t wait to play here. I will try to improve my skills in first class cricket. I am looking forward to performing well in front of all the Kent members and supporters. Rahul Dravid has already told me how traditional this club is. He has played 29 matches for India so far. He also did well in the T20 World Cup held in Australia last year. He has taken 25 wickets in 7 first class matches so far. Economy rate 2.92. The average is only 23.84.