Kuldeep Yadav has been India’s leading spinner for quite some time now especially in the shorter format of the game. Though he had a poor IPL where visuals of him crying went viral post an onslaught from the opposition batsman, when it comes to the international game, he is still the best bet. Kuldeep Yadav is blessed with natural variations that come in handy in the middle stages of the innings. Time and again he has got those crucial breakthroughs for India when the team is in a desperate need of it. In the ICC World Cup 2019, Kuldeep Yadav’s role would be more of an attacking spinner than a container. Team India at ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Squad, Player Profiles of India National Cricket Team for CWC19.
In 43 ODI games, Kuldeep Yadav has 87 wickets to his name at an average of 21.14 which is wonderful in any form of the game. His best figures of 6/25 came against England where he completely destroyed the opposition. He is also the first chinaman bowler to play a test match for India and is currently ranked 7th in the ODI bowling charts. His rise in the game has been a phenomenon and is one of the reasons India have dominated teams in ODIs. He along with Yuzvendra Chahal have not allowed the opposition to dictate terms. Schedule of Team India at ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: List of Indian Team’s Matches, Time Table, Date, Venue and Squad Details.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Schedule: Full Timetable Including Team India’s Fixtures, Venue and Match Timings
Kuldeep Yadav has represented India in the under 19 World Cup and he now finds himself in the spotlight with the senior team. He will have to keep his emotions in check when the going gets tough in England as the pitches there are not very supportive of the spinners.