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Arshdeep Singh became the first Indian bowler to do so in the last 11 years

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India’s left arm fast bowler Arshdeep Singh was amazing in the first ODI match played against South Africa on the ground in Johannesburg. By taking 2 consecutive wickets in the very first over of the match, Arshdeep gave Team India a great start with the ball in this match. Due to this, the South African team’s innings was reduced to 116 runs in 27.3 overs. Arshdeep Singh took 5 wickets while giving 37 runs in 10 overs. With this, Arshdeep has become the first left-arm fast bowler for India in ODI after 11 years, who has taken 5 wickets in a match.

Arshdeep became the second bowler after Irfan Pathan to do so.

As a left-arm fast bowler for the Indian team, Irfan Pathan took 5 wickets for 61 runs in the ODI match played against Sri Lanka at Pallekele ground in 2012. After this, Arshdeep has become the second left arm fast bowler who has achieved this feat for India in ODIs. Arshdeep Singh made Reeza Hendricks, Van der Dussen, Tony De Jorzi, Heinrich Klaasen and Andile Phelookwayo his victims in this match against South Africa. He was also given the Player of the Match award in this match for his excellent performance in the match. Let us tell you that this was Arshdeep Singh’s fourth ODI match, before this he had not taken a single wicket in the three matches played.

Fourth best spell as a left arm fast bowler

The record of bowling the best spell in a match as a left-arm fast bowler for India in the ODI format is in the name of Ashish Nehra, who took 6 wickets for 23 runs against England at Durban during the 2003 ODI World Cup. Had achieved. After this, the name of Ashish Nehra is also at second place, who took 6 wickets for 59 runs against Sri Lanka in the ODI match played at Colombo ground in 2005. At the third place is the name of Irfan Pathan, who took 5 wickets for 27 runs against Zimbabwe in the year 2005 at Harare. In this list, Arshdeep Singh has come at fourth position with taking 5 wickets for 37 runs in the match against South Africa.

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