Kuldeep Yadav was the star on Thursday as India defeated Sri Lanka by 4 wickets within the second ODI to seal the three-match sequence 2-0. The match at Eden Gardens, Kolkata noticed visitor skipper Dasun Shanaka profitable the toss and opting to bat first. Three wickets every from Kuldeep and Mohammed Siraj helped India bundle out Sri Lanka for 215 runs. Kuldeep’s figures learn 3 for 51 after the completion of his 10-over quota. KL Rahul’s unbeaten half-century then guided the hosts to victory, nevertheless it was Kuldeep, who received the Man of the Match award.
Former India batter Wasim Jaffer praised the chinaman bowler for his wicket-taking means and highlighted that he’s typically neglected for a spot within the workforce.
“This wicket taking ability in the middle overs is exactly why I’d pick @imkuldeep18 in every Indian white ball XI. But unfortunately he’s the first one to sit out, and then only comes in as replacement if needed, yet performs well in limited chances he gets. #INDvSL,” mentioned Jaffer.
This wicket taking means within the center overs is precisely why I would decide @imkuldeep18 in each Indian white ball XI. However sadly he is the primary one to sit down out, after which solely is available in as substitute if wanted, but performs nicely in restricted possibilities he will get. #INDvSL
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) January 12, 2023
However, a contented Kuldeep Yadav mentioned that he tries to do his finest and again his talents every time he will get an opportunity.
“I’m happy with my performance. Whatever opportunities I get, I try to do my best and back my abilities. When you play, you have to be focused while you can be relaxed when you aren’t in the XI,” mentioned Kuldeep after the match.
“At the moment, I’m really enjoying my bowling. However, team combinations are important, I don’t think too much about it, just focused on doing my best when the chances come.
“It’s good to hold innovating, you’ll be able to’t hold bowling on the similar tempo. I’ve labored on my batting, I hold my concentrate on that every time I do not get a sport. Within the final one 12 months, I’ve labored loads additionally on my health, all credit score to the NCA coaches. It has helped me get right into a rhythm and be extra aggressive.”
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