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Updated December 17th, 2023 at 17:42 IST

'Take a bow': Social media applauds Arshdeep Singh for taking maiden 5-wicket haul during IND vs SA

Arshdeep Singh registers his first ever 5-wicket haul in international cricket. The left-armer took 5 wickets in the first IND vs SA ODI.

Prateek Arya
Arshdeep Singh
Arshdeep Singh | Image:AP
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India's left-arm seamer, Arshdeep Singh, makes an emphatic start in the ODI series against South Africa, which is taking place at the Wanderers, Johannesburg. The pacer took his maiden 5-fer in international cricket and it turned out to be his 3rd ODI. Courtesy of his 5-wicket haul, India are well placed to win the 1ST ODI against South Africa and take a 1-0 lead in the series.

3 things you need to know

  • Arshdeep Singh picks up a 5-wicket haul in the 1st India vs South Africa ODI
  • Avesh Khan also took a 4-for in the match
  • The IND vs SA T20 series ended in a draw

Also Read | Nathan Lyon achieves 500-wicket landmark in Tests

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Arshdeep Singh picks up a 5-fer against South Africa

While it is still early days for Arshdeep Singh in the 50-over format, the youngster showcased immense maturity to snare away with 5 scalps. Through his exceptional spell of 5 for 37, India restricted South Africa to a greater total of 116.

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Aside from Arshdeep, it was a day to remember for Avesh Khan as well. He picked up 4 wickets and gave away just 27 runs in the 8 overs that he bowled.

Also Read | Arshdeep picks up maiden five-for in killer style

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Arshdeep Singh receives plause on social media

Ever since he has set his foot inside the international space, Arshdeep Singh has been at the end of various ups and downs. He bowls tight lengths and showcases frugal figures on one end, whereas on some days he just gets taken to the cleaners. The reaction on social media regarding him is subjected to his performance, and since he generated his best spell today, the users on the free-willed mediums were also all praise for Arshdeep Singh.

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Here are a few of the many reactions:

Arshdeep's 5-wicket haul has brought India on the brink of winning the 1st ODI.

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Published December 17th, 2023 at 17:42 IST

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