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‘I had to catch a flight at 7 am and got a call at 11 that you are no longer in the team’

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Chennai Super Kings’ performance in IPL 2022 has been a nightmare. CSK have lost 7 out of 11 matches so far, but the positive sign for the team has been that they have got some promising young players in the season. One of them is Simarjit Singh. Recently, while remembering his difficult days, Simarjit Singh has revealed an incident during which he was suddenly called and told that he was out of the team going to play the Asia Cup.

A video has been uploaded on the YouTube channel of Chennai Super Kings in which Simarjit Singh while talking said, ‘I was selected for the Under-19 Asia Cup. We had to go to play the Asia Cup, but a day ago I got a call that you cannot go to the Asia Cup now. While talking, he also explained the reason behind it. He said, ‘There was a rule that according to which players who played under 19 last year cannot take part of the team this year.’


Simarjeet further said, ‘The selectors did wrong. I had to catch a flight the next day at 7 or 8 and at 11 pm I would get a call that you are no longer in the team. I got depressed but mom and dad said that you got selected for India 19 in the first year itself which is a big deal. I also got motivation from the fact that I can play for India with any other team like Emerging 19 team. I felt that I can play for India even further.

Let us tell that Chennai Super Kings bought Simarjit Singh for 20 lakhs in the mega auction, after which he got a chance to be included in the playing XI due to the injury of CSK’s star bowler Deepak Chahar and he made his debut match for CSK. played. It is worth noting that Simarjit Singh has so far taken 2 wickets in 2 matches in the tournament.

Simarjit Singh has 37 wickets in 11 first class matches for Delhi. Simarjeet has performed for Delhi in 23 List A matches and as many T20 matches.