Indian Chinamen bowler Kuldeep Yadav got five wickets in the first game of the three-matches T20 Series against England and helped Team India to stop hosts as a total of 159 runs at Old Trafford, Manchester. Kuldeep conceded 24 runs in his four-overs-spell and got five important wickets of England. This 23-years-old Kanpur born Chinamen Bowler showed his googly once again and got the wickets of Eoin Morgan, Johnny Bairstow, and Joe Root in the third over of his spell. He sent the English team on Backfoot when they were going for a big total. Kuldeep first sent to inform batsman Alex Hales, who was not looking in a great rhythm since the first ball of the match.
Hales departed in the 12th Over of the game, and before his departure, England had been scored 95 runs. Once England was going for a mammoth total, Kohli gave the ball to Yadav’s hands and he didn’t disappoint captain. Yadav got Morgan in the first delivery of the over, while in the next three deliveries he got the wickets of Bairstow and Root. In his last over, he got the wicket of wicket of Jos Buttler, who had been started attack since the last 7 games. Buttler was the only batsman who faced Indian bowlers very well and dominated India since he was batting.
- Five-wickets taken by Indian bowlers in T20Is:
6/25 Y Chahal vs Eng, Bengaluru, 2017
5/17 KULDEEP **
5/24 B Kumar vs SA, Joburg, 2018
In this match, an incident was happened in the last over of the game, when Bhuvneshwar Kumar seemed in an argument with the English Pacer David Willey. Bhuvi who was going to deliver the fifth bowl of his over, Willey who was on strike say some words to Bhuvi, and the young Pacer counterwords it and say too something to him. However, no more arguments were happened between these two stars and Bhuvi end his spell successfully.