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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Shahbaz Nadeem called up to India squad for 3rd Test vs South Africa

Spinner Shahbaz Nadeem was added to the India squad for the 3rd Test in Ranchi, which begins on Saturday, after Kuldeep Yadav complained of pain in his left shoulder on Friday.

Not worried about exclusion from T20Is, says Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav has been dropped from India's T20I squads for the West Indies tour and home series against South Africa. Since the 2016 T20 World Cup, Kuldeep has taken 81 wickets at an average of 22.97 (ninth-best in the world, second among Indians).


Watch: Hotel corridor turns into 22-yard strip for Rishabh Pant and Kuldeep Yadav

Rishabh Pant posted a video on his Instagram account where he along with Kuldeep Yadav play cricket in the hotel corridor ahead of second ODI against West Indies on Sunday.

World Cup 2019: How England nullified the threat posed by Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal

Against India at Edgbaston, the Englishmen demonstrated quick footwork, quick thinking, exceptional reaction speed and single-minded steel to not only rein in the wrist-spin torment but also dominate them.

IND vs PAK: I never lost my rhythm, says Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav's contribution in India's big win over Pakistan on Sunday was massive as he dismissed two set batsmen in Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman.

Rohit’s century, Kuldeep’s magic: India make it 7-0 against Pakistan in World Cup

ICC World Cup 2019: Kuldeep Yadav’s double strike pushed Pakistan to 126 for three and India’s total of 336 for five, which Rohit Sharma had helped set with a wonderful 140, looked way out of reach.


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.

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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.