Simran Singh, who was born Prabhsimran Singh, is an Indian cricketer who represented the India U19 team during the 2019 U19 Asia Cup, and the Punjab national team in various national tournaments. In 2018, Prabhsimran Singh was bought by Kings XI Punjab for Rs. 4.8 million rupees.
Simran Singh was born on Thursday, August 10, 2000 (20 years old; from 2020) in Patiala, Punjab. Her zodiac sign is Leo. Simran started playing cricket when he was in school. He used to practice with his first cousin and cricketer Anmolpreet Singh at a club in Patiala. They often put their classes in bunk beds to practice. Simran has played in various national leagues for the Punjab team.
Height (approx.): 5 ′ 6 ″
Eye color: Black
Hair color: Black
There is not much information available about his family. Simran Singh has a first cousin, Anmolpreet Singh, who is also a cricketer and plays for the India Blue team.
Simran started playing cricket when he was in school; however, his family was skeptical of his decision to choose cricket as a profession. However, Simran pursued his dream of becoming a cricketer growing up watching Virender Sehwag and Adam Gilchrist play the game. Simran Singh made his A-List debut at the 2018 ACC Emerging Team Asia Cup on December 7, 2018. Simran played for the India Emerging Team, and the match was against the Afghanistan Emerging Team. The same month it was bought by Kings XI Punjab for Rs. 4.8 crore for the 2019 Indian Premier League. Made his Twenty20 debut at the 2018-2019 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for Punjab in February 2019.
Facts / Trivia
- Simran plays in the position of batter and goalkeeper for the teams he plays for. He was inspired by Adam Gilchrist and decided to play as a goalkeeper.
- Simran came to the attention of the IPL player selection committee when he scored 298 runs on 301 balls while playing for Punjab in an under-23 district match. Prabhsimran also helped the Indian U19 team win the 2019 U19 Asian Cup.
- Simran Singh impressed the player selection committee with his aggressive yet mature hitting style. On October 10, 2020, Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter to appreciate Simran’s performance.
– Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) October 10, 2020