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Arshdeep Singh is the hero of this World Cup, he is the new Sultan of Swing: Nikhil Chopra

Arshdeep Singh picked one as India defeated Zimbabwe by 71 runs in their final Super 12 match.

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The young Arshdeep Singh has been phenomenal for team India in the ongoing T20 World Cup. The left-arm seamer may have conceded runs in a few matches but was top-notch most of the times. In the Super 12, the 23-year-old clinched ten wickets and gave India the right push in the absence of experienced Jasprit Bumrah.

Former India international Nikhil Chopra is left impressed with the talented youngster and termed him the Sultan of Swing". Just before India’s match against Zimbabwe at Adelaide, the 48-year-old elucidated his strengths and called him the hero of the tournament.

“See, he now became the Sultan of Swing. He can swing the ball both ways. He can bowl inswingers to right-handers - which eventually is his normal action but bowling outswingers to right-handed batters is a sign of a top-quality bowler. That is the reason why he’s so dangerous with the new ball and picks so many wickets," said the former cricketer on BatBricks7 presents Run Ki Runneeti show on CricTracker.

"Arshdeep for me is the hero of this world cup. It is a huge moment for a young player and he took full advantage of the opportunity he got. Credit goes to him and you can actually call him the new Sultan of swing,” he added.

Suryakumar Yadav slanders Zimbabwe bowlers, records most T20I runs in 2022

The flamboyant Suryakumar Yadav decimated Zimbabwe with his unique power-hitting shots. Mr. 360 of Indian cricket, Yadav left the spectators as he smashed 61 off 25 deliveries and gave India the much-needed boost in the final overs. With that, Yadav now scored more than 1000 T20I runs in a single calendar year and holds the record for most T20I runs in 2022.

On the back of his incredible knock, India posted 186 runs on board after 20 overs. Indian bowlers, right from the beginning of the second innings, put enormous pressure on the Zimbabwe batters and eventually, they crumbled as they lost all their ten wickets in 115. With that, the Men in Blue collected two more points and finished as the league leaders of their group.

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