Who is Shashank Singh? Career and stats

Shashank Singh | Credit: BCCI

In a match between Gujarat Titans and Punjab Kings in Narendra Modi Stadium, 32-year-old Punjab Kings batter, Shashank Singh played the innings of his life and made the whole cricketing world chatter about his name. In this article, we will tell you more about Shashank Singh and what makes him special.

Shashank Singh Career

In the ongoing IPL 2024, in a match between Gujarat Titans and Punjab Kings, Gujarat decided to bat first and gave Punjab a target of 200. Punjab lost 4 early wickets and it was looking impossible for Punjab to chase that target. 32-year-old Shashank Singh from Chhattisgarh came to bat for Punjab Kings. He made 61* off 29 balls and won the game for his team. He scored 6 fours and 4 sixes in his innings. It was one of the best innings of IPL 2024. Shashank played the innings of his life and made his team win from a very difficult situation.

After Shashank’s heroics, Punjab Kings are facing very trolling on social media. This took us to the IPL 2024 auction in December 2023. There was a misunderstanding on Punjab’s table after they bid for Shashank. There was confusion in the room as two players were on the list with the same name.

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Punjab wanted to bid for Shashank of Bengal but they made a bid for Shashank Singh of Chhattisgarh. Things became awkward when Punjab decided to take their bid back but later, they stayed with their decision Later on Punjab Kings clarified that they wanted Shashank Singh of Chhattisgarh and they made a bid for the right player.

Shashank Singh’s story is very inspirational, his story includes confidence, setbacks, and never give up attitude. The 32-year-old batting all-rounder is originally from Chhattisgarh but shifted to Mumbai for his career. He then shifted to Puducherry but later came to his home state, Chhattisgarh to represent his team in domestic cricket. He is a very talented player and was part of many IPL teams.

From 2015 to 2020 he was part of Delhi Daredevils and Rajasthan Royals but he was on the bench for whole seasons. His breakthrough season came with SRH when he got a chance in 2022 but he failed to capitalize on those opportunities. Finally, his glory days came with Punjab Kings and now he is a match-winner for them after his special innings against Gujarat.

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