Mandeep Singh fielded for South Africa during the match between India A and South Africa A match of tri series in Chennai. In this aspect Mandeep become the second cricketer to fielded for opposition team in unofficial match since Sachin Tendulkar did for Pakistan in 1988.

The 23 year old Mandeep Singh who plays for Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore was playing the match as 12th man for India. But, he had to don South Africa jersey as Quinton de Kock left the ground due to stoamch ache; and South Africa had no reserve player to come as a subsitute. Before Mandeep South Africa lost another fielder so they had to ask their video analyst to field as they lost their another fielder.

Mandeep donned the jersey of Eddie Leie.

Here is how twitter reacted to Mandeep’s appearance for South Africa this incident.


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