Indian Cricketers – Some facts about Kuldeep Yadav

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Here are some facts about Kuldeep Yadav that you need to know. Kuldeep Yadav is an Indian Cricketer who was born on 14 December 1994 in Unnao district, Kanpur, UP. He plays for India and for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL.Some facts about Kuldeep Yadav

Some facts about Kuldeep Yadav:

  • Kuldeep Yadav started his career as a fast arm bowler but his coach advised him to switch to a left-arm unorthodox one.
  • He was selected in Mumbai Indians team during IPL 2012 but didn’t get a chance to play even in a single match.
  • In 2014, he moved to Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL and played three matches and took six wickets at an average of 16.67.
  • He was bought back in IPL 2018 by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs.5.8 Crores.
  • KKR retained Yadav in IPL 2019.

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Some facts about Kuldeep Yadav

  • When Yadav was only 17, he was selected for India Under-19 team.
  • He was then selected for 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup team where he became the first Indian Bowler to take a hat-trick at Under 19 level.
  • Yadav made his Test debut in 2017 against Australia at Dharamshala. He replaced Virat Kohli in the line-up as Kohli had to bow out at the last moment due to his shoulder injury.
  • Kuldeep’s first wicket was Australia’s opening batsman David Warner.

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Some facts about Kuldeep Yadav

  • He is also the third “left-arm chinaman” bowler in Test cricket to take four wickets on debut. The other two are Sri Lanka’s Lakshan Sandakan against Australia and Australian Chuck-Fleetwood-Smith against South Africa.
  • In an interview he revealed that he was inspired by Wasim Akram and Zaheer Khan and wanted to become like them.

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Some facts about Kuldeep Yadav
Some facts about Kuldeep Yadav

  • Yadav also revealed that he was under depression and thought of giving up cricket when he was not selected in Uttar Pradesh’s under-15 team.
  • He took his first five-wicket haul in Tests in the first test against West Indies on October 6, 2018.
  • On 6th January 2019, in the 4th Test against Australia, he took his second five-wicket haul in Tests, in Australia’s first innings.
  • On 11 February 2019, he secured 2nd position in the T20 Bowlers Rankings.

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