IPL 2022: Kuldeep Yadav said- I sincerely want Chahal to win the Purple Cap, also gave an emotional reason


Mumbai. Kuldeep Yadav did not get a chance to play in a single match in IPL 2021. He was then a part of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Later he was out injured. But IPL 2022 (IPL 2022) This left-arm spin bowler has performed brilliantly so far and has taken 17 wickets in 8 matches. This is his best performance in IPL history. In a match played on Thursday night, Kuldeep, who was involved in Delhi Capitals, took 4 wickets for 14 runs against KKR. The team also won this match by 4 wickets. He has taken 4-4 wickets in both the matches against KKR in the current season. KKR’s team has not been able to perform well in the current season. The team has lost 6 out of 9 matches. At the same time, Delhi has won 4 out of 8 matches.

After receiving the Player of the Match award, Kuldeep Yadav said about the rivalry with Yuvjendra Chahal that he has encouraged me a lot. Last year, when I was running in poor form, he used to call and encourage me. He is like my elder brother. I sincerely wish them to win the Purple Cap this time as they have been performing very well in the IPL for the last 4 years. It is known that in the current season of IPL, leg-spinner Chahal, playing with Rajasthan Royals, is on top with 18 wickets. On the other hand, Kuldeep Yadav is at number two with 17 wickets.

no longer a bad performance

When Kuldeep Yadav was asked about the poor performance, he said that when you are out of the team, you think a lot. Now I have become very strong mentally. So now the poor performance does not have that much effect. In the current season, runs were scored against me in many matches, but I did not lose my momentum. With this, Kuldeep is now in the race to make a place in Team India as well. This year the T20 World Cup is to be held in Australia in October-November.

Pant was worried

At the same time, Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant said after the match that the team’s problem had increased due to the loss of 3 wickets in the middle of 2 runs. He said that after losing wickets continuously, we were worried, but we felt that if we take the match till the end, then we will win. Pant said that we are not looking at the points table yet. Our eyes are on the next match. I want us to stick to our strategy.

Defending small scores is not easy

KKR captain Shreyas Iyer admitted that his team had scored a low score, which was not easy to defend. Iyer said that we batted slow in the beginning. The ball was coming to a halt, but the score was small on this pitch. We have to see where we are making mistakes. Our opening pair is not fixed, which is a matter of concern for us.

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He said that we cannot make more changes now. We will repose faith in our players. In the next 5 matches, we have to play better and aggressive cricket. Preparations are going well, but players will have to change their mindset.

Tags: Delhi Capitals, IPL, IPL 2022, Kolkata Knight Riders, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal

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