- Harry Singh, son of RP Singh, who played two ODIs for India
- Harry Singh was selected not for India but for England’s Under-19 team
- Harry will be seen playing for England in the series against Sri Lanka
Harry Singh Following in the footsteps of his father in cricket, many players made their place in the team. However, there were only a few cricketers who played cricket for the Indian team like their father and managed to earn a name like him. Now the son of another former Indian player has been selected for the team. His name is Harry Singh. Harry Singh is the son of former fast bowler RP Singh and has been selected for the Under-19 team against Sri Lanka. However, the special thing is that Harry Singh has not been selected for Team India but for England’s Under-19 team. Yes, Harry Singh will be seen playing cricket for England. Not only this, RP Singh used to play for Team India in the capacity of a fast bowler, but Harry Singh is a batsman. Currently, Harry Singh plays for Lancashire and comes to open the innings as the team’s opener.
Debut in the year 1986 under the captaincy of Kapil Dev
RP Singh started playing for Team India when Kapil Dev used to play for India. RP Singh, who hails from Uttar Pradesh, made his debut for Team India in the year 1986. It is not that Harry Singh is the first player who, despite being of Indian origin, is playing cricket for England, there have been many such players and are still playing for England. Harry Singh has done well in domestic cricket, after that he got a chance to play for the Under-19 team. RP Singh Sr told The Indian Express that a few days back he got a call from the ECB and was told that his son had been selected for the Under-19 England team. If all goes well then Harry Singh will be seen playing against Sri Lanka.
RP Singh could play only two ODIs for India
RP Singh’s cricket career, however, was not very long. He made his debut in the year 1986 and played his last match in the same year. He got the opportunity to play only two ODIs under the captaincy of Kapil Dev. But he could not take any wicket in this. Although he was seen playing for a long time in domestic cricket. He played 59 first-class matches and also played 21 List A matches. RP Singh married a British citizen and then settled there. Now it will be interesting to see how RP Singh’s son Harry Singh performs for his team England in the Under-19s. Also, if he performs well, he can be seen playing for the senior England team as well. This will be very interesting.
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