Simarjeet Singh Bowling Bagged 2 Wickets in First Game for CSK
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Simarjeet Singh Bowling Bagged 2 Wickets in First Game for CSK
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Simarjeet Singh Bowling Bagged 2 wickets in first game for CSK after finally making into the playing 11 of the Chennai Super Kingsafter their key players got back-to-back injured in the games.

Chennai Super Kings suffered a heavy loss after their key bowler Mustafizur Rahman returned to Bangladesh for the T20I series between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh.

Death Bowler Specialist for Chennai Super Kings, Matheesha Pathirana also returned to Sri Lanka after getting injured.

Deepak Chahar’s injury in the last match against Punjab Kings caused a serious headache for the CSK management as they were in tough conditions for playoff qualification.

Simarjeet Singh was introduced in the second inning after Chennai Super Kings posted 167 runs to the boards to defend. It was his first game for CSK in the season 2024.

Simarjeet Singh Bowling in IPL

Simarjeet Singh bowling impressed Chennai Super Kings as he picked up 2 crucial wickets for CSK and conceded just 16 runs with an economy of 5.33 in 3 overs.

Simarjeet Singh dismissed Jitesh Sharma for a golden duck in the 10th over of the innings. Simarjeet bagged another wicket dismissing Harshal Patel for only 12 runs in 13 balls. Sameer Rizvi took the catch as a substitute fielder for Chennai Super Kings in Simarjeet’s over.

Simarjeet Singh Auction

Simarjeet Singh was picked up Chennasi Super Kings in 2022 at his base price 20 lakhs and retained for the 2024 by CSK.

Simarjeet Singh in Fielding

Singh also contributed to the fielding. He took the catch of Shashank Singh at the boundary line of the Mitchell Santner ball.

He took another catch dismissing Ashutosh Sharma in Ravindra Jadeja’s ball and Shram departed for cheap runs early.

Simarjeet Singh and Mitchell Santner were the ones who benefitted from the injury of the main bowler of CSK.

However, Singh was introduced as an Impact player in place of Ajinkya Rahane. He showed his brilliant abilities when Chennai needed the most.

He fulfilled the expectation of Ruturaj Gaikwad in the most needed match as CSK’s chance of Qualification would have significantly decreased if they had lost the match.

Simarjeet Singh IPL Stats

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Simarjeet Singh Bowling stats

Ravindra Jadeja, Daryl Mitchell, and Ruturaj Gaikwad performed with the bat for Chennai and No any bowler upset CSK in the bowling department besides Richard Gleeson.

Ravindra Jadeja’s all-round performance assisted CSK a lot in bagging their Sixth win of the season in the 11 matches which also won him Player of the Match. 

Chennai Super Kings are at the No. 3 position with a strong Net Run Rate, LSG, and SRH are just behind them with the same 12 points.

What’s your opinion about Simarjeet Singh’s bowling performance for CSK? Can he become the next Superstar for Chennai?

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