Times of India – NAGPUR: Without ever losing hope, Siddarth Kaul hopped from one venue to another all these years in the domestic circuit till, in a manner most unusual, he received the news of his maiden India call-up from the on-field umpires during a Ranji Trophy match.

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  • NAGPUR: Without ever losing hope, Siddarth Kaul hopped from one venue to another all these years in the domestic circuit till, in a manner most unusual, he received the news of his maiden India call-up from the on-field umpires during a Ranji Trophy match.
  • It was the biggest piece of news in my cricketing career and I got it on field,” Kaul told PTI during an interaction.
  • “He has been a part of various India A tours to places like Australia and South Africa and it also pushed his case as he got 13 wickets from five List A games.
  • “His coach has always been his father Dr Tej Kaul, who, incidentally, was associated with the Indian team as a trainer in the late 80s and early 90s.
  • A few years ago, a picture of toddler Siddarth sitting with a young Sachin Tendulkar during an Indian team’s practice session in the early 90s became famous.


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