India defeated Bangladesh in the test series.
Kuldeep Yadav did not get a chance in the second test.
new Delhi. The Indian team has recently won the Test series on the tour of Bangladesh. In the ODI series, the host team gave a crushing defeat to India, but in the Test, the Indian team was seen dominating from the beginning. In the first Test, excellent bowling was seen from Team India. Team’s spin bowler Kuldeep Yadav took 8 wickets in his name. After which he was also awarded the ‘Player of the Match’ in that match.
At the same time, in the second match, a surprising decision was taken by head coach Rahul Dravid and KL Rahul. He had decided to sit out the man of the match. After which there was a lot of criticism of the team. In place of Kuldeep, fast bowler Jaydev Unadkat was made a part of the team. He made his return to the Test team after 12 years. Remembering this decision, Kuldeep Yadav’s childhood coach Kapil Pandey has given an emotional response. He has appreciated the patience of his disciple.
Kuldeep has become very patient with time – Kapil Pandey
During a conversation with Sportskeeda said, ‘Kuldeep has become very patient with time. In the beginning, I used to worry a lot about this child. When it didn’t get enough chances. He has two hat-tricks in ODIs which came against India A in the Under-19 World Cup. When he was dropped in the second test even after being the man of the match, I didn’t know how to console him. Because I myself was shedding tears. But the way he told me to be patient and keep faith that things will work out eventually. It shows how mature he has become.
Kuldeep’s return was after February 2021
Kuldeep Yadav’s return to Test cricket was after February 2021. This player did the work of getting five wickets for the third time. In the first innings of the first test, Kuldeep had taken 5 wickets and also played an innings of more than 40 runs. At the same time, during the second innings, he took three wickets in his name.
FIRST PUBLISHED : December 31, 2022, 20:15 IST