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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.


Kanpur admin orders probe as cricketer Yadav takes Covid jab at 'guest house'

May 19, 2021 9:01 am

According to reports, Yadav was given a vaccine shot in the lawn of the Kanpur Nagar Nigam guest house, instead of Jageshwar Hospital in Govind Nagar for which he had taken an appointment, a senior official on condition of anonymity said.

I started questioning myself... focussed on what others are saying: Kuldeep Yadav

May 13, 2021 8:02 am

Kuldeep Yadav spoke about where things went wrong with his bowling, how he was depressed when he wasn't played in the IPL, and why he does miss MS Dhoni sometimes.

Kuldeep Yadav's childhood coach questions Indian team selection

February 10, 2021 3:53 pm

Kuldeep Yadav has fallen out of favour in recent times, having made a sole appearance in the Canberra ODI during India’s recent tour of Australia. He was left out of the playing XI for the 1st Test vs England too.

India vs England: Virat Kohli explains decision to bench Kuldeep Yadav in Chennai Test

February 10, 2021 9:55 am

After India were beaten by England in the first encounter, Virat Kohli hinted at a change in the playing XI for the upcoming Test.

'No justice': Kuldeep Yadav's omission from Chennai Test vs England raises questions

February 05, 2021 3:02 pm

Kuldeep Yadav has not been able to make it to India's playing XI against England in Chennai, Shahbaz Nadeem, Washington Sundar, and Ravichandran Ashwin are playing.

Left-arm wrist spinners are unique, India should play Kuldeep Yadav against England: Irfan Pathan

February 02, 2021 12:30 pm

Kuldeep Yadav has been warming the bench for more than three months now but Pathan said he is a "unique bowler" who would do well in the upcoming Test assignment, starting February 5 in Chennai.

Out of favour Kuldeep Yadav likes to 'reflect on errors' when things go wrong

January 31, 2021 4:40 pm

Kuldeep Yadav has fallen out of favour in recent times, having made a sole appearance in the Canberra ODI during India's recent tour of Australia.

India vs Australia: Kuldeep Yadav says spinners "difficult to read" under lights

December 13, 2020 7:07 pm

Kuldeep, who represents Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL, will be in reckoning for the day-night match starting December 17 at the Adelaide Oval.

2nd Warm-Up Game: Vihari the extra batsman and Kuldeep as extra spinner in focus

December 10, 2020 12:41 pm

The three-day game at the floodlight Sydney Cricket Ground will serve as proper simulation for the opening Test but the flat batting track here may not exactly be conducive for preparation considering that Adelaide Oval curator Damian Hough, according to Ian Chappell, will leave around 10mm grass cover on the strip.

Kuldeep Yadav back in rhythm, India can try him in 1st T20I: Sunil Gavaskar

December 03, 2020 7:39 am

Gavaskar also feels that if Hardik Pandya could bowl two or three overs in the shortest format, it will India advantage.


India register another ODI series win, sixth of 2017

December 17, 2017 9:19 pm

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

December 16, 2017 6:55 pm

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

Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav light up Pallekele

August 13, 2017 6:17 pm

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.