Son of former Indian fast bowler RP Singh picked in England’s U19 squad to play against Sri Lanka

RP Singh played two One Day International (ODI) games for the Indian national side in mid 80s

Son of RP Singh, who played international cricket for India back in the 80s for a brief period of time, has been selected in England’s U19 squad for the upcoming series against a visiting Sri Lankan junior side.

The player RP Singh here is not the one who represented India in the T20 World Cup 2007, but the one who played a couple of One Day Internationals (ODIs) for India in the mid-80s. However, both of them belong to the same state, that is Uttar Pradesh.

After not being able to stretch his playing career long at the international level, RP Singh migrated to England where he completed his coaching courses at various levels and started playing his trade as a coach in club cricket.


Both son and daughter of RP Singh were raised in the UK and both of them were keen to pursue cricket at one point in time. While his son is now a member of the second XI of Lancashire county cricket club, RP’s daughter also represented the U19 side of Lancashire in the past, but she later decided to focus on her studies and left cricket as a career option.

Son of RP Singh, who is named Harry, is a batting allrounder

RP’s son, however, pursued the game and he is now on the verge of representing the English national side at the junior level. Talking to The Indian Express recently, RP said that his son, who is named Harry, is an opening batsman who also bowls a bit of off-spin if needed.

According to RP, Harry initially had a passion for fast bowling, but he asked him that playing as an opener and then being a fast bowler as well would be a very difficult dual role to perform and he should rather concentrate on batting and spin bowling if he wants to become an allrounder.



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