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Arshdeep Singh Gets Trolled For Bowling Three Consecutive No Balls
By CricShots - Jan 5, 2023 8:55 pm
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Team India is currently hosting Sri Lanka in the second game of the three-match T20I series at the MCA Stadium in Pune. Ever since Arshdeep Singh made his international debut, he has impressed one and all as he has been using the left-arm angle tactfully. However, the bowler recorded an embarrassing feat to his name by bowling a hat trick of no balls and awarding 12 extra runs.

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Arshdeep Singh gets trolled for his opening over

Sri Lanka started the game in an unexpected manner as their opening pair got off to a flier, as they managed to score 80 runs inside the first eight overs. Kusal Mendis notched up a half-century after looking scrappy at the start, significantly aided by a hattrick of no balls that changed the momentum in his favor.

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Arshdeep Singh returned from illness after the first T20I and was bowling the second over of the innings. He bowled a short of a length delivery and Kusal missed the pull. It was a wide ball but the third umpire informed the field umpire’s that Arshdeep had overstepped the line and it was a no-ball.

The southpaw pacer bowled an inswinging delivery striding down the leg of the free-hit ball and Kusal flicked it for four runs. However, he overstepped again and the next ball was a knockout punch by the batter as he tonked another full delivery down the leg towards fine leg for a six. 

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After bowling two no-balls in a row, Arshdeep was expected to finish the over with a legitimate ball. However, to add to the damage caused by the six, Arshdeep Singh lost his concentration and bowled one more no ball in the over. The pacer conceded a hattrick of no-ball and the captain clearly looked disturbed by such a disappointing performance.

Even the fans heavily criticized the bowler for causing such damage to the team.

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