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Former cricketers laud Kuldeep Yadav's magical performance in Dharamsala Test

The 22-year-old Yadav, Who Was Handed The India Test Cap With Dharamsala Test Being His Debut Match, Registered Figures Of 4/68 And Played A Big Part In Bowling Australia Out For 300 On Day 1.

PTI | Updated on: 25 Mar 2017, 06:59:39 PM
Kuldeep Yadav with Shane Warne and Anil Kumble (source: twitter/BCCI)

Dharamsala :

Young Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav, who made a memorable debut with a four-wicket haul in the four and final cricket Test against Australia in Dharamsala on Saturday received lavish praise from former cricketers for his impressive display.

The 22-year-old Yadav, who was handed the India Test cap with Dharamsala Test being his debut match, registered figures of 4/68 and played a big part in bowling Australia out for 300 on Day 1.

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar led the way in praising Kuldeep for the variations he bowled.

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“I am impressed with @imkuldeep18’s variations and the way he has started. Keep going strong, this can be your match to shine,” Tendulkar tweeted.

Former explosive Indian opener Virendra Sehwag also poured in praises for the young Chinaman bowler in his own classic hilarious style. 

India batsman Rohit Sharma, who was not considered for the Australia series as he was recovering from a thigh surgery, termed Kuldeep “mystery” spinner.

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“New mystery guy in the house @imkuldeep18 #Magical,” Rohit tweeted.

Former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh tweeted:

“Welldone @imkuldeep18 for making a dream debut..magical bowling??????may god be with you.. god bless..keep shining.”

Another former India spinner Murali Kartik wrote on his Twitter handle: “Wonderful beginning for a debutant.. 2 very good wickets &the way he has bowled.. Way to go.. God bless #KuldeepYadav.”

Former Australia captain Michael Clarke was also effusive in his praise of Kuldeep.

“This has been a magnificent spell of bowling from the young man Kuldeep.”

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First Published : 25 Mar 2017, 06:38:00 PM