100s of titles, one news app for just $10 a month.
Dive Deeper:
Get all your news in one place
Latest Sport news:
Madrid Tries to Forget Mbappe, Focus on Champions League
Real Madrid wants to quickly forget about Kylian Mbappe and turn its focus back on the Champions League final against…
Read news from The Economist, FT, Bloomberg and more, with one subscription
Learn More
Transfer news LIVE! Arsenal in Victor Osimhen talks; Real Madrid weigh up Cristiano Ronaldo
Follow all the latest transfer news and rumours across the summer
CFMOTO To Release 700 CL-X Sport In Europe
Chinese motorcycle manufacturer CFMOTO is set to release its sportiest neo-retro roadster, the 700 CL-X Sport in Europe for 7,699…
Inside the SEC’s Debate Around a New Football Schedule
The conference appears split on a format ahead of welcoming Texas and Oklahoma and starting a new TV deal.
Albon "couldn't drive slow enough" in F1 Spanish GP with high tyre degradation
Alex Albon 'couldn't drive slow enough' to avoid high Formula 1 tyre degradation on his Williams in Spain that emerged…
From analysis to good news, read the world’s best news in one place
The data that hints of an Alfa Romeo F1 surprise in Monaco
Alfa Romeo’s progress in Formula 1 this year has made it a Q3 regular – and occasional thorn in the…
Schubert “found good steps” for Lausitz DTM double – van der Linde
DTM championship leader Sheldon van der Linde says that Schubert Motorsport 'found some very good steps” on its new BMW…

IPL 2022: Punjab Kings' skipper Mayank Agarwal hails Arshdeep Singh as 'leader in the team'

By ANI

MUMBAI: Punjab Kings' captain Mayank Agarwal hailed bowler Arshdeep Singh as the leader in the team, after his side's 54-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match on Friday.

With a brilliant economy rate of 6.80 in his four-over spell of 1/27, Arshdeep played a key role in Punjab's comprehensive win at the Brabourne Stadium here.

After the match, while talking about Arshdeep, skipper Agarwal said: "Very, very energetic person. Very confident guy, enjoys his cricket. Must say he's the leader in the team. He rallies around everyone, takes up the responsibility, even goes up and speaks to the bowlers sometimes."

Whirlwind knocks from Jonny Bairstow and Liam Livingstone guided Punjab to a mammoth total of 209, which laid the foundation of their big win.

"We were brilliant with the bat. The wicket was holding up a bit. The way Jonny and Livi (Livingstone) batted, it was amazing. We haven't changed a lot to be honest, just about understanding a few situations, understanding the wicket," the Punjab captain said.

"We have to be adaptable and flexible, which we have been, which is nice. Can't be too defensive with the ball. If the batsmen get going, it doesn't matter, the boundaries don't matter these days.

Agarwal, who is the regular opener for Punjab, has pushed himself down the order to accommodate Jonny Bairstow at the top.

"Two points the most crucial thing for us. As long as the job gets done, I'm fine batting at five," Mayank added.

What is inkl?
The world’s most important news, from 100+ trusted global sources, in one place.
Morning Edition
Your daily
news overview

Morning Edition ensures you start your day well informed.

No paywalls, no clickbait, no ads
Enjoy beautiful reading

Content is only half the story. The world's best news experience is free from distraction: ad-free, clickbait-free, and beautifully designed.

Expert Curation
The news you need to know

Stories are ranked by proprietary algorithms based on importance and curated by real news journalists to ensure that you receive the most important stories as they break.