VRV Singh, an international cricketer, is an Indian right-arm medium fast bowler. He was born on September 17, 1984 in Chandigarh, Punjab, India.
He made his Test debut against West Indies in Antigua in June 2006, taking two wickets in the first innings of the match, which ended in a draw. Further, he played in two Test matches against South Africa and claimed two more wickets.
During the 2006 England’s tour of India, VRV Singh was given the opportunity to play for the Indian Board President’s XI team against the touring nation. In the same series, on April 12, 2006, he made his One Day International (ODI) debut against England at Jamshedpur. He also played in the 2004 Under-19 Cricket World Cup and later, received the Border-Gavaskar scholarship, which allowed to train in cricket academics in Australia.
VRV Singh started playing at the domestic level for the Punjab cricket team in the limited overs version of the Ranji Trophy during the 2003-04 season. During the 2004-05 season, VRV Singh made his First-class debut, and in his first 6 matches, he took 30 wickets at an average of 21.00. During the 2005-06 ODI Ranji Trophy season, he offered a good performance, averaging 20.75 over his 4 matches, which embraces a four-wicket haul. He was described as the “fastest bowler in India” by the Indian batsman, VVS Laxman, and “the quickest around at present” by the former Indian veteran bowler, Javagal Srinath, when VRV Singh bowled the quickest delivery of the Challenger Trophy. The former West Indian pace bowler, Ian Bishop, was impressed by this medium-pacer and believed that VRV Singh was improving with every game he plays and remains as a prospect for the Indian team.
VRV Singh played his first Twenty20 (T20) game during the Inter State Twenty-20 Tournament-North Zone for Punjab on April 3, 2007 against Haryana. He finished with a wicket, giving away just 13 runs at an economy rate of 3.54 in the match, helping his team to win by 12 runs. The Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab signed VRV Singh, and he played his first IPL game on April 25, 2008 against Mumbai Indians, and his team won the match by 66 runs.