Jasdeep “Jessy” Singh is an American cricketer who made his debut for the U.S. national side in May 2015. He is a right-arm medium-pace bowler who bats right-handed.
Born in New York, Jessy’s family moved back to Punjab when he was 3 before he returned to New Jersey at age 13.
Jasdeep shot to fame at senior level for USA, taking a hat-trick in the inaugural American Cricket Federation National Championship in Los Angeles in October 2012. After continuously plugging away in New Jersey league cricket as well as various private T20 competitions around the country, he made his USA debut at the 2015 ICC Americas Division One Twenty20 tournament in Indianapolis.
In February 2019, he was named in the United States Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against the United Arab Emirates. The matches were the first T20I fixtures to be played by the United States cricket team. He made his T20I debut for the United States against the United Arab Emirates on 15 March 2019.
In April 2019, he was named in the United States cricket team’s squad for the 2019 ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament in Namibia. The United States finished in the top four places in the tournament, therefore gaining One Day International (ODI) status. Singh made his ODI debut for the United States on 27 April 2019, against Papua New Guinea, in the tournament’s third-place playoff.
In August 2019, he was named in the United States’ squad for the Regional Finals of the 2018–19 ICC T20 World Cup Americas Qualifier tournament. In November 2019, he was named in the United States’ squad for the 2019–20 Regional Super50 tournament. In July 2020, he was named in the Guyana Amazon Warriors squad for the 2020 Caribbean Premier League. In June 2021, he was selected to take part in the Minor League Cricket tournament in the United States following the players draft.
One of the most aggressive characters in the USA cricket team, his exuberant celebrations make Jessy Singh hard to miss on the field.