New Delhi. Right now many young players are performing well from Team India. Yashasvi Jaiswal scored a century in his debut test against the West Indies. And from July 12, the final of the first class tournament Duleep Trophy is being played in Bengaluru. 24-year-old fast bowler Vidwat Kaverappa took 7 wickets to give South Zone a crucial 67-run lead against West Zone. This is the best performance of Kaverappa’s first class career. He sent pavilions from Suryakumar Yadav to Cheteshwar Pujara. Till the time of writing the news, South Zone has scored 57 runs for 2 wickets till lunch in the second innings and its lead has increased to 124 runs. Mayank Agarwal is playing on 23 and captain Hanuma Vihari is playing on 25 runs.
South Zone has taken a step towards the title by taking the lead in the first innings. When Karnataka’s Vidwat Kaverappa was 16 years old, he attracted everyone in the talent hunt program organized by the Karnataka Cricket Association. His coach Samuel Jayaraj has also coached KL Rahul. Talking to Indian Express, Jayaraj said that his speed in the trial was better than others. For this reason he was chosen. After this he came from Manguluru to Bangalore. After this, after playing local tournaments, Kaverappa got a chance to play for the Under-19 and Under-23 teams.
30 wickets in the last Ranji season
Vidwat Kaverappa got a chance to debut in the 2021-22 Ranji season. Last season, he took 30 wickets in 8 matches. He is also involved in the IPL team Punjab Kings. Due to his excellent performance in the domestic tournament, he got a chance to play in the Duleep Trophy. He took 7 wickets for 53 runs in 19 overs. He also got wickets from Sarfaraz Khan to Harvik Desai
Talking about Vidwat Kaverappa’s overall first class career, till this match he had taken 41 wickets in 11 matches at an average of 20. 5 wickets for 28 runs was the best performance. Took 4 wickets 2 times and 5 wickets 3 times. He has taken 17 wickets in 8 List-A matches and 18 wickets in 8 T20 matches.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 14, 2023, 12:48 IST