India’s spin-bowling sensation, Kuldeep Yadav reached the 150 ODI wickets mark on Tuesday, turning into the quickest Indian spinner to take action in simply 88 One Day Internationals. Within the course of, Kuldeep went on to shatter the file of the legendary Anil Kumble. The earlier quickest Indian spinner to the milestone was Kumble, having reached the milestone in 106 matches. Kuldeep achieved this milestone in opposition to Sri Lanka within the Asia Cup Tremendous 4 match on Tuesday. Kuldeep was completely unplayable within the match, taking 4 wickets for 43 runs in 9.3 overs at an financial system fee of 4.52.
He took essential wickets of middle-order batters Sadeera Samarawickrama and Charith Asalanka. Later, he cleaned up the tail by eradicating Kasun Rajitha and Matheesha Pathirana.
Now in 88 ODIs, Kuldeep has 150 wickets at a median of 25.64, with the most effective bowling figures of 6/25. He has taken seven four-wicket hauls and two five-wicket hauls for India in ODIs.
He’s the second-fastest Indian to achieve the mark after pacer Mohammed Shami, who reached 150 wickets in 80 matches. Additionally, Kuldeep has turn out to be the quickest Indian spinner to the touch this milestone.
Kuldeep can also be the fourth-fastest spinner ever to achieve 150 ODI wickets, with Sri Lanka’s Ajantha Mendis (84 matches), Rashid Khan (80 matches) and Saqlain Mushtaq (78 matches) above him.
With 9 wickets in 4 matches, Kuldeep is the leading-wicket taker within the ongoing match, having taken a five-wicket haul in opposition to arch-rivals Pakistan.
Coming to the match, India elected to bat first and a 80-run partnership between skipper Rohit Sharma (53 in 48 balls, seven fours and three sixes) and Shubman Gill (19) helped lay a basis for a giant rating.
However what adopted was a spin assault by spin duo of Dunith Wellalage and Asalanka. Baring a 63-run stand for the fourth wicket between KL Rahul and (39 in 44 balls with two fours) and Ishan Kishan (33 in 61 balls with a 4 and 6), nothing else stood out for India later. Axar (26) although made certain India crossed the 200-run mark and was bundled out for 213 in 49.1 overs.
Wellalage (5/40) and Asalanka (4/18) have been choose of the bowlers for Lanka.
Within the chase of 214, SL was off to a foul begin and finally lowered to 99/6 by Jasprit Bumrah (2/30), Mohammed Siraj (1/17) and Kuldeep (4/43).
A stand between Dhananjaya de Silva (41 in 66 balls) and Wellalage threatened to steal the present and the match from India, however Indian bowlers eliminated the tail simply in time to guarantee that Wellalage (42* in 46 balls with three fours and a six) was left stranded. SL was bundled out for 172 in 41.3 overs.
Dunith took dwelling the ‘Participant of the Match’ award and India reached the ultimate.
With ANI inputs
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