Deccan Chronicle – Manchester: Kuldeep Yadav shone the brightest in India’s eight-wicket triumph over England in the first T20 International on Tuesday, grabbing five for a 24 in a match-winning spell.

Summary

  • Manchester: Kuldeep Yadav shone the brightest in India’s eight-wicket triumph over England in the first T20 International on Tuesday, grabbing five for a 24 in a match-winning spell.
  • Kuldeep’s scalps on Tuesday included three wickets in his third over when he had Morgan (7) caught in the deep and Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root stumped by MS Dhoni for golden ducks.
  • Using his googlies, Kuldeep bamboozled the English batting line-up and the wrist spinner said his three-wicket over changed the momentum of the game in India’s favour.
  • The wrist spinner stressed that on batsmen-friendly English wickets, line and length is key even for a spin bowler along with varying pace.
  • Line and length are important for a spinner, and if a bowler is varying his pace on it, then batsmen will struggle,” he said.


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