Arshdeep has great potential but comparing him to Akram will put him under pressure: Jonty Rhodes

Arshdeep has great potential but comparing him to Akram will put him under pressure: Jonty Rhodes

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) Former South African star Jonty Rhodes feels Arshdeep Singh has grown tremendously as a cricketer and has great potential but comparing him to the great Wasim Akram will put him under pressure.

The 23-year-old left-arm India pacer was one of the positives of India’s T20 World Cup campaign that ended with a semifinal defeat to eventual champions England.

Arshdeep, with his ability to swing the ball both ways ended up as the team’s leading wicket-taker, claiming 10 scalps from six games at an economy of 7.80.

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