Throwback: Kuldeep Yadav on How Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma’s Backing Took Him Out of a Tough Time

Kuldeep Yadav, Virat and Rohit

As the T20 world cup comes close, let’s look at Kuldeep Yadav. Yadav claims that the support of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli was instrumental in making him the bowler he is today.

In an interview he expressed his gratitude towards Indian superstar batsmen Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma for their support towards him.

Kuldeep Yadav on Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma

The 28-year-old thanked experienced cricketers like Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli for backing him as he looks to become a vital cog in India’s plans.

“Seniors play a big role. When I brought the changes in my game, Virat bhai and Rohit bhai supported me a lot. They have shown confidence in me. They are backing me,” Yadav was quoted as saying by India Today.

Kuldeep Yadav recently rattled the opposing IPL teams with his spin and will be India’s top spinner for the T20 World Cup in USA.

Yadav got the breakthrough in the international scene in 2017 and produced some noteworthy performances, including a famous hat-trick against Australia at the Eden Gardens. But his career graph went downhill with his place in the team being in jeopardy. However, The left-arm wrist spinner showed perseverance and rediscovered himself during Indian Premier League 2022, where he picked up 21 wickets in 14 matches, at an average of 19.95. He returned to the Indian setup and has done a great job whenever he has been given an opportunity.

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