Arshdeep Singh Biography- Family | Career | Records | Stats

Arshdeep Singh biography
Arshdeep Singh (image: BCCI)

Arshdeep Singh Biography: Arshdeep Singh who has extraordinary skills in cricket made his IPL debut for Punjab Kings in 2019. Following his impressive performances in the IPL he was included in India’s T20I squad for South Africa in 2022.

Arshdeep Singh has been interested in cricket since childhood and started cricketing at the age of 13. He completed his early education at Guru Nanak Public School where he started training under his coach Jaswant Rai.

He used to travel on a bicycle every day to reach the cricket academy in Chandigarh. He has represented Chandigarh and Punjab Cricket teams in state-level tournaments. He took 19 wickets in 5 matches for Chandigarh in the Punjab Inter-District ODI Championship for DP Azad Trophy.

Arshdeep Singh Biography

Arshdeep Singh Biography: Arshdeep was born on February 05, 1999, in Guna, Madhya Pradesh, India. Check out his bio, age, family, career, records and stats.

Full Name Arshdeep Singh
Age 24 Years
Date of Birth February 05, 1999
Hometown
Guna, Madhya Pradesh, India
Height
6 ft 3 In (190 cm)
Family
Father – Darshan Singh
Mother – Baljit Kumar
Brother – Akashdeep Singh
Wife – Not Available
Marital Status Single
Playing role Bowler
Debut
Test– Not Available
ODI – New Zealand vs India, November 25, 2022
T20I – England vs India, July 07, 2022
FC – Vidarbha vs Punjab, December 25-28, 2019
List A – Punjab vs Himachal, September 19, 2018
T20 – Kings Xl vs Royals, April 16, 2019
Net Worth
INR 9 Crore (Approx)
Teams Played
India, India Under-19s, India Under-23s, Kent, Kings Xl Punjab, Punjab

Arshdeep Family

Arshdeep Singh came from an upper-middle-class family. His family follows the path of Sikhism and worships Sikh Gurus. His father Darshan Singh is a retired CISF inspector and currently works as Chief Security Officer in a private company. He has an elder brother named Akashdeep Singh who works in Brampton, Canada.

Domestic Career

Arshdeep made his List A match debut during the match between Punjab and Himachal on September 19, 2018, where he bowled 10 overs for Punjab and dismissed two wickets for 51 runs. Punjab won the match by 35 runs.

He made his FC debut during the match between Vidarbha and Punjab on December 25-28, 2019 where he dismissed 3 wickets for 65 runs. Despite his impressive efforts, the match resulted in a draw.

IPL Career

  • Arshdeep Singh made his IPL debut in the match between Kings Xl Punjab and Rajasthan Royals on April 16, 2019. He was bought at his base price of INR 20 lakhs in the season’s auction. He got only a few opportunities to play in the season.
  • In the following season, he played 8 matches and took nine wickets at an economy of 8.77.
  • During the IPL 2021 season, he played 12 IPL matches and took a whopping 18 wickets at an economy of 8.27. Notably, he was among the top six wicket-takers in the season. He had a five-wicket haul during the match against Rajasthan Royals on 21 September 2021.
  • During the IPL 2022 season, he played 14 matches and whooped 10 wickets on the season. He also amassed 21 runs in 3 innings he batted with a strike rate of 72.41.
  • During the IPL auction 2023, he joined the Punjab franchise for INR 4 crores. He played in 14 matches in the 2022 season and dismissed 10 wickets at an economy rate of 7.70.

International Career

ODI career

  • Arshdeep was named in the ODI and T20I squad for India’s tour of England in 2022 and was named in the ODI squad for the series against West Indies in July 2022.
  • He made his ODI debut during the first match of the India tour of New Zealand on 25 November 2022 where he failed to take wickets in 8 overs he bowled. New Zealand won the match with seven wickets.
    • He scored 9 runs during the 3rd ODI match of the tour on November 30, 2022, and bowled 5 overs giving 21 runs where the match ended with no result.
  • He was part of the ODI squad of India’s tour of South Africa in 2023. He was impressive with his five-wicket haul during the first match of the ODI series on December 17, 2023, helping the side to secure their victory.
Arshdeep Singh's inclusion in india Squad
Arshdeep Singh(Image: BCCI)

T20I career

  • He made his T20I debut during the match against England on July 07, 2022 where India won by 50 runs. He bowled 21 balls in the match and bagged 2 wickets.
  • He took seven wickets in India’s tour of West Indies including a three-wicket haul in the 4th T20I on August 06, 2022. In October 2022, he was named in India’s squad for the South Africa series and dismissed two wickets in 2 T20I matches.
  • He was part of the Indian squad which won the Asian Games 2023 in the Men’s cricket division. During on October 03, 2023, in the match against Nepal in the Quarter Finals he bagged 2 wickets in four overs he bowled. India won the match with 23 runs.
    • He dismissed Mohammad Shahzad in the finals of the Asian Games 2023 where the match ended with no result. The Indian men’s cricket team was awarded the Gold Medal based on T20 rankings.
  • He dismissed four wickets during the five-match T20I series against Australia in the home tour.
  • Arshdeep Singh played in the second and third T20I matches against Proteas Men on India’s tour of South Africa in 2023 where he did not shine well as he completed the series with only one wicket.

World Cup Career

ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup 2018

  • Arshdeep Singh was named in India’s under-19 Cricket World Cup 2018. During the tournament’s 11th match against Papua New Guinea on January 16, 2018, he bowled three overs and dismissed a wicket for 10 runs. India won the match by 10 wickets.
  • He dismissed 2 wickets for 10 runs in the match against Zimbabwe on January 19, 2018, he bowled 7 overs while India won by 10 wickets.

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022

  • In September 2022, he was named in India’s squad for the ICC T20 World Cup 2022. During India’s opening match against Pakistan on 23 October 2022, he took the wicket of Skipper Babar Azam on the first ball of his first over in the innings. He bagged 3 wickets in the four overs he bowled.
  • Arshdeep bagged 2 wickets in four overs during the match against Netherlands on 27 October 2022 where India won the match by 56 runs.
  • Arshdeep Singh dismissed the opener de Kock and Rossouw in the match against South Africa on 30 October 2022, where South Africa won by 5 wickets.
  • Arshdeep Singh dismissed two wickets for 38 runs on the match against Bangladesh on 02 November 2022 where India won the match by 5 runs by DLS method. He dismissed skipper Shakib Al Hasan and Afif Hossain in the match helping the side to contain Bangladesh.
  • In the 42nd match in the Super 12 against Zimbabwe on 06 November 2022, he dismissed Regis Chakabva for duck in two overs he bowled.
  • He was India’s leading wicket-taker in the tournament with 10 wickets in six matches with a bowling average of 15.60.

Arshdeep Singh records

  • Arshdeep Singh records and stands 12th for Fastest to 50 wickets on 33 matches.
  • He stands 10th in the list of Most Wickets in Calendar year 2022. He also stands 17th in the list of having the best career strike rate of 13.5.
  • Arshdeep Singh stands 23rd in the list of players to have the most catches in an innings.

Arshdeep Singh Controversies

Wikipedia page Tampered

During the match against Pakistan in the Super Fours of the Asia Cup 2022 where he missed a simple catch. People started trolling him very badly on social media. Pakistan won the match by 5 wickets and his Wikipedia page was also tampered with.

While tracking the IP address, it was found that his page was vandalized from Pakistan. The trollers wrote on his page as the Player of the Match for Khalistan instead of India. Calling him a traitor also insulted him.

Arshdeep Singh Stats

Batting Stats

FORMAT Mat Runs HS Ave 100s 50s
ODI 3 9 9 9 0 0
T20I 36 32 12 16 0 0
FC 12 126 26 11.45 0 0
List A 20 26 9 6.5 0 0
T20 110 67 12 9.57 0 0

Bowling Stats

FORMAT Mat Runs Wkts BBI Econ SR
ODI 3 89 0 6.75
T20I 36 1019 54 4/37 8.36 13.5
FC 12 1139 38 5/33 3.12 57.6
List A 20 739 21 4/30 4.94 42.7
T20 110 3180 137 5/32 8.29 16.7