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Young India pacer Arshdeep Singh turned one of many main highlights of Asia Cup 2022, for each proper and mistaken causes. The Punjab bowler, who made his worldwide debut within the T20I in opposition to England this yr, has performed 11 matches and scalped 14 wickets up to now. During the Asia Cup Super 4 conflict in opposition to Pakistan, Arshdeep dropped a comparatively straightforward catch of Asif Ali, following which he needed to face rather a lot flak on social media. After India misplaced to Pakistan, the place Arshdeep didn’t defend seven runs of the final over, he had a chat together with his coach Jaswant Rai, expressing disappointment on his efficiency.
“Like any player, Arshdeep was a bit tense but then we told him that he has done all the hard work and does not have to worry. After he dropped the catch against Pakistan and almost defended seven runs in the last over, I had a talk with him and he told me that he could not sleep that night,” Rai told The Indian Express.
“He shared that he does not care about trolls but his thoughts were only about not his attempted yorker turning into a full toss. The T20 World Cup is the biggest stage for any cricketer and Arshdeep’s attitude of rectifying his mistakes will only help him and India,” he added.
Arshdeep took two wickets within the opening sport in opposition to Pakistan and later scalped three extra wickets within the subsequent 4 video games within the Asia Cup.
The pacer has additionally been named in India’s T20 World Cup squad, which might be flying to Australia in October, this yr.
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