The out-of-favour India international, who was with Kolkata Knight Riders, is expected to go through a long rehabilitation process before attempting a comeback to competitive cricket.
Kuldeep Yadav, the out-of-favour India international who was with Kolkata Knight Riders, is expected to go through a long rehabilitation process before attempting a comeback to competitive cricket.
With Krunal Pandya testing COVID-19 positive, seven players had to isolate as close contacts and that saw India handing debuts to the likes of Ruturaj Gaikwad.
One or two bad games can't finish you but doubts do creep in when you are not playing: Kuldeep Yadav
Kuldeep, who was an automatic choice till the 2019 World Cup, is not in the main team's scheme of things at the moment.
The left-arm wrist-spinner took two key wickets in his nine overs in the first ODI on Sunday and gave away only 48 runs in a spell that should reinstate some of his lost confidence.
Kuldeep Yadav has to find solution for himself as MS Dhoni is not behind stumps anymore: Venkatapathy Raju
Kuldeep Yadav has had a meteoric rise under MS Dhoni's captaincy but his form tapered under Virat Kohli.
Two years ago, it would have been unthinkable to look beyond Chahal and Kuldeep. Since coming together in 2017, they were the preferred duo in limited-overs.
A vital cog of the Indian bowling attack in limited-overs cricket in the lead-up to the 50-over World Cup in 2019, the two wrist spinners have seen their stocks decline recently.
According to reports, Yadav was given a vaccine shot in the lawn of the Kanpur Nagar Nigam guest house, instead of Jageshwar Hospital in Govind Nagar for which he had taken an appointment.
India though included KL Rahul, who underwent surgery for appendicitis, and Wriddhiman Saha, who is recovering from Covid-19, but the duo will have to clear fitness tests.
KKR registered a win in their opening match of the IPL 2021 season after defeating SunRisers Hyderabad by 10 runs on Sunday.
Sixteen people have so far been arrested on charges of attacking Rakesh Tikait’s convoy in Tatarpur village of Alwar district.
Chawla reckons that Kuldeep and Chahal will be able to make an impact at the upcoming World cup.
It will once again be interesting to see which players in the IPL will rise to the challenge against the best in the business.
Hayden also spoke about India's spin twins and what has led to the downfall of the finger spinners.