Sunil Gavaskar Has Complete Confidence In Chahal and Kuldeep
By CricShots - Feb 16, 2018 12:25 pm
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The Indian wrist-duo has demolished the South African batting lineup in the ongoing ODI series. Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal have picked up as many as 30 wickets in the first 5 games of the ongoing 6-match ODI series against South Africa. The two have played a crucial role in India winning their first-ever series win against South Africa in South Africa.

Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal snatched the game away from South Africa

The two had replaced the veterans Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja after the finals of Champions Trophy 2017 which India lost against arch-rivals Pakistan. The praise for the young wristies has been coming from cricketing fraternity for a while as the two continue to dominate the batters through their performance.

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Former India skipper and veteran commentator Sunil Gavaskar in his column written for news daily Times of India have showered praises on the two and felt that the two should get a chance to be in the Test squad of the country whenever India tours overseas for a Test series.

Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav did the job for India

Gavaskar wrote that the South African batsmen even after facing the two in 5 one-dayers are not sure which way the ball is going to turn. Gavaskar termed the bowling for Yadav and Chahal most exciting in India’s series win against the Proteas.

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The legendary batsman mentioned that Kuldeep has already made his debut for India in Test cricket and has proved how effective the chinaman bowler can be in the longest format of the game. Gavaskar wrote in the column that even Bumrah made a great start in the red ball cricket and felt that there’s no reason even Chahal can play the red ball cricket and win matches for India.

With India playing there most of the matches in overseas conditions in 2018, Sunil wrote that India needs to start preparing for the overseas tours now. He also mentioned that before the first Test against Australia, India should play a couple of practice matches to get themselves understand the conditions better.