T20 World Cup 2024
Kuldeep Yadav Bowls Glenn Maxwell To Turn The Tide In India’s Favor
By CricShots - Jun 24, 2024 11:53 pm
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India wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav has swung the momentum back in his team’s favour during the ongoing T20 World Cup 2024 clash against Australia at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet, St Lucia. Australia appeared to be cruising in their chase of 206 runs, with skipper Mitchell Marsh (37) and Travis Head laying a solid foundation with some brutal stroke play.

Kuldeep Yadav
Kuldeep Yadav

Even after Marsh’s dismissal, Australia’s aggressive approach continued as Glenn Maxwell came out firing, hitting magnificent shots all over the park. However, Kuldeep Yadav turned the game around for India with a brilliant delivery that left Maxwell clueless. On the first ball of the 14th over, Kuldeep bowled a loopy, full delivery.

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Maxwell, looking to continue his onslaught, charged down the wicket for a big slog across the line but missed entirely. The ball sailed past his bat and crashed into the stumps, sending Maxwell back to the pavilion.

Glenn Maxwell’s premature walk down the pitch exposed his intentions too early. Kuldeep Yadav, quick to read the situation, adjusted his delivery perfectly to outfox the aggressive batter. This crucial wicket of Maxwell, who had looked dangerous, helped India regain control of the game.

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Kuldeep Yadav’s intervention came at a critical juncture when Australia was building pressure on the Indian bowlers. His ability to produce such a key dismissal under pressure underscored his value to the team and highlighted his skills as a wrist-spinner capable of changing the course of a match.

 

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With Glenn Maxwell’s departure, India’s hopes of tightening the screws on Australia’s chase were reignited, showcasing the importance of timely breakthroughs in the fast-paced format of T20 cricket.