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Fans want Arshdeep Singh to partner Jasprit Bumrah

Arshdeep Singh once again capitalized on the chances he gets in the shortest format for Team India. The 23-year-old delivered again in the Death Overs against West Indies in the 3rd T20I in St Kitts to secure his spot in India’s squad for the ICC T20 World Cup.

Team management has ensured Arshdeep bowls in the last four overs of the current series to prepare him for difficult situations. The youngster only hit 15 runs in the last two overs against the Men in Maroon. He wasted just five and ten runs in the 18th and 20th overs, respectively.

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The left-arm sailor has become like a duck to water after his brilliance for the Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League over the past two years in international cricket.

Fans tweeted about his skills, with some demanding that Arshdeep join York King Jasprit Bumrah in the deaths. Here are some of the reactions:

Arshdeep in the Endovers in this T20 series vs West Indies: 17th over – 4 runs.19. Over – 5 runs.17. Over – 4 runs.19. Over – 6 runs.18. Over – 5 runs.20. Over – 10 Runs. Arshdeep is a star in the toughest phase of the T20 format.#BCCI #IndvsWI #IndianCricketTeam

GOATDEEP🐐Arshdeep Singh in T20I for India:3.3-1-18-2 in England4-0-24-2 in West Indies4-0-26-1 in West Indies4-0-33-1 in West Indies#IndvWI

Arshdeep Singh is here to stay!4-33-1👏


Aakash Chopra praises Arshdeep Singh

Former Indian cricketer Aakash Chopra has praised newcomer Arshdeep Singh for his consistent performances. He described how the left-hander came from the IPL fully prepared. Speaking of Jatin Sapru Youtube channelhe said:

“T Natarajan was miles ahead of him [Arshdeep Singh]. If he had been performing and injuries hadn’t been a factor, Natarajan would have been the first choice. On the other hand, Arshdeep is doing consistently well. When someone goes through the fiery furnace of IPL, they come with preparation.”

Whether the Arshdeep-Bumrah combo that many fans have been asking for will make an appearance at the T20 World Championship remains to be seen. At the moment the Punjab Kings Seamer are not doing anything to stop their chances with their performances.

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Edited by Akshay Saraswat

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