Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav's big moment of recognition came in the 2014 Under-19 World Cup for India in which the chinaman becoming the leading wicket-taker for India. He also became the first Indian bowler in the tournament ever to take a hat-trick. The youngster, who further gained reputation for troubling the master blaster Sachin Tendulkar in the nets, was bought by Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2012 season, but he had to wait two more years to get a debut match in

the T20 league. Playing 3 matches for Kolkata Knight Riders, he went on to take 6 wickets at an average of 16.67. After his IPL performance, he found his groove in the 2016 Duleep Trophy in 2016 and took 17 wickets in three matches. His performance seen him getting into the national side and in India's tour of West Indies in 2017. In the same year, he took a hat-trick against Australia in a home series. He further carried on his form in the limited-overs series in South Africa, becoming the leading wicket-taker in the ODIs. In 20 ODIs, he has taken 39 wickets at an average of 20.03.

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World Cup 2019: Keeping the pressure on the batsmen is vital in ODIs, says Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav looks to turn on the heat in the World Cup, after picking up form in the second warmup match against Bangladesh, after intense training in the nets post-IPL and improving his basics.

World Cup 2019: Kuldeep Yadav getting back form is good for India, says Yuzvendra Chahal

Although not at his best, but Kuldeep Yadav bagging three wickets for 47 runs against Bangladesh on Tuesday is good for India, believes Yuzvendra Chahal.


After forgettable IPL, Kuldeep Yadav says he has no self-doubt ahead of World Cup

Speaking to indianexpress.com before leaving for the World Cup, Kuldeep Yadav said that he's ready to face any challenge at the tournament and his preparation has gone well.

Scrambled seam for stock ball, wrong 'un makes Kuldeep Yadav seemingly unplayable

The googly is usually released from the back of the hand. So a cross-seam gives you better control. But Kuldeep Yadav delivers both his stock chinaman ball and the googly with a scrambled seam.

I'm successful because Virat Kohli gave me freedom to attack: Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav said he is looking forward to putting the IPL disappointment behind with a spectacular performance in the upcoming World Cup beginning May 30.

People love to spread rumours: Kuldeep Yadav clarifies comments made on MS Dhoni

Kuldeep Yadav cleared the air about his comments on MS Dhoni, blaming the media for ‘false’ interpretation of his statement.


ICC World Cup 2019: Ravi Shastri not worried about Kuldeep Yadav's form and Kedar Jadhav's injury

Despite the criticism, India's head coach Ravi Shastri believes that the squad is balanced and have players for every situation. 

At times MS Dhoni goes wrong with his tips, says Kuldeep Yadav in jest

Kuldeep Yadav made the remarks in jest when asked whether he, in any point of time in his career, had questioned the former India World Cup-winning captain about his tips.

Kuldeep's IPL form won't impact his performance in World Cup: Harbhajan 

Kuldeep, who is expected to be a vital cog in India's World Cup campaign, has got only four wickets in nine games for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL and was dropped in the last game against Sunrisers Hyderabad due to "poor form".

Kuldeep Yadav's skill set is the reason behind his rise, says Piyush Chawla

Piyush Chawla, the senior Kolkata Knight Riders spinner, said Kuldeep Yadav never stopped improving and that was key in his rise.

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India register another ODI series win, sixth of 2017

Spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal picked up three wickets each to set up a comfortable eight-wicket win for India against Sri Lanka in the decider.

'Nobody spared' as team India celebrate Kuldeep Yadav, Bharat Arun's birthday

Kuldeep Yadav and Bharat Arun had their birthday on December 14.


Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav light up Pallekele

The Virat Kohli-led Indian team took a mammoth lead of 333 runs against Sri Lanka at the end of third day's play after enforcing a follow-on against the hosts. India in first innings scored 487 runs and later bundled out Sri Lanka for 135.