Indian pacer Arshdeep Singh to play County Championship for Kent

Arshdeep Singh has signed a contract with Kent to play in the County Championship in 2023, the club announced on Friday. (March 17). Subject to regulatory approval, the left-arm pacer will be available to play five matches for Kent as an overseas player in June and July.

Arshdeep is Kent’s third overseas player for the upcoming season. George Linde will return to all formats as part of a two-year deal, while Kane Richardson has agreed to play in the T20 Blast.

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“We’re delighted to have a player of Arshdeep’s potential join us for five matches this Summer,” Kent’s Director of Cricket, Paul Downton, said. “He has demonstrated that he has world class skills with the white ball, and I am very confident he will be able to put those skills to good use with the red ball in the County Championship.”

“I am excited to play red-ball cricket in England and continue to improve my skills in the first-class game,” Arshdeep said. “I look forward to performing in front of Kent’s Members and supporters; Rahul Dravid has already told me it is a Club with a great history.”