Who is Simarjeet Singh? India’s New Net Bowler on Sri Lanka Tour

Simarjeet Singh, the newest addition to the Indian cricket team. Who is this Delhi bowler? What has he achieved in his career so far?

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Simarjeet Singh
Simarjeet Singh

India and Sri Lanka will battle against each other next month as the men in blue will travel to Lanka. The two sides will take part in 3 ODIs and 3 Test matches.

For this series, the selectors gave many new players a chance to showcase their talents. While players like Nitish Rana and Krishnappa Gowtham will get a chance to play in the starting XI, the Indian team also gave chance to new net bowlers like Simarjeet Singh.

Apart from Simarjeet, three more net bowlers are traveling with the team. But out of them, Simarjeet is arguably the most prolific player among the lot. That being said, today we will provide an answer to the question which is on every cricket fan’s mind – Who is Simarjeet Singh?

Who is Simarjeet Singh?

Simarjeet Singh
Simarjeet Singh

The 23 year old right arm pacer played for Delhi in domestic cricket. His consistency at the domestic level, earned him a chance to crack the senior team.

Although there is still a lot to do for Singh, he is definitely heading towards the right direction. As for his career stats so far, he has appeared in 10 first-class, 19 List A, and 15 T20 matches. In these games, he has picked up 37 first-class wickets, 19 List A wickets, and 18 T20 wickets.

Moreover, Simarjeet Singh has the ability to rack up multiple wickets in a single game. This wicket-taking ability could prove instrumental for his success in the future.

Do you think? Will the net bowler someday stand alongside the rest of the team on the field? Let us know your views in the comments section below.

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