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IPL 2021: Arshdeep Singh joins PBKS coach Anil Kumble in elite list after 5-wicket haul vs RR

IPL 2021: Fast bowler Arshdeep Singh became only the 3rd youngest bowler to pick up a 5-wicket haul in the Indian Premier League. His spell of 5/32 helped PBKS restrict Rajasthan Royals to 185 in Dubai on Tuesday. Arshdeep Singh became only 2nd bowler to pick up 5-wicket haul vs Rajasthan Royals (Courtesy of BCCI)HIGHLIGHTSArshdeep Singh picked up his maiden 5-wicket haul in the IPLArshdeep only 2nd bowler after Kumble to take a 5-wicket haul against RRPBKS restricted RR to 185 after Shami and Arshdeep’s show at the death22-year-old Punjab Kings fast bowler Arshdeep Singh became only the second bowler in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after legendary Anil Kumble to pick up a 5-wicket haul against Rajasthan Royals. Arshdeep pulled things back for Punjab Kings on Tuesday in their clash against the Royals with his maiden 5-wicket haul – 5/32.

Arshdeep Singh also became the third-youngest bowler after Jaydev Unadkat and Alzarri Joseph to take a 5-wicket haul in the IPL. He is also the 4th uncapped player to do so in the premier T20 tournament.PBKS vs RR, IPL 2021: Live UpdatesArshdeep combined with his senior partner Mohammed Shami as the duo picked up 8 wickets to restrict Rajasthan Royals to 185-all out in 20 overs. Rajasthan were looking good to post a total in excess of 200 as they reached 164 for 4 in 16 overs but they managed only 21 runs in the last 4 overs.Arshdeep gets big guns to dent RoyalsArshdeep, who has evolved into one of the mainstays for Punjab Kings in the IPL, got the crucial breakthroughs for PBKS on Tuesday. The left-arm pacer got the big wicket of Evin Lewis in the powerplay even as the West Indies star was hitting them into the stands consistently.He then returned for a 2nd spell and got Liam Livingstone when the England batsman was just beginning to open up his shoulders.Arshdeep then removed Mahipal Lomror who hit 43 off just 17 balls on Tuesday. The big wicket in the 18th over shifted the momentum in favor of Punjab who pulled things back wonderfully well at the death.Arshdeep picked up 2 wickets in as many balls in the final over, removing Chetan Sakariya and Kartik Tyagi to make sure the Royals were bowled out.Click here for IndiaToday.in’s complete coverage of the coronavirus pandemic.

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