IPL 2022: Kuldeep Yadav outfoxes the batter with a ripper in practice match

"That left the batter and us stumped," DC captioned the post while sharing the video of the dismissal.

Kuldeep Yadav in Delhi Capitals training camp
Kuldeep Yadav in Delhi Capitals training camp (Photo Source: DelhiCapitals/Twitter)
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Delhi Capitals spinner Kuldeep Yadav has been impressive in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 so far. The left-arm spinner was recently seen outfoxing a batter during a practice match ahead of DC’s clash against the Lucknow Super Giants on April 7 (Thursday).

The Capitals have won one out of their two matches in IPL 2022. However, Kuldeep has been impressive with the ball so far, scalping four wickets in two matches. The 27-year old was a touch expensive against the Gujarat Titans. He registered a spell of 1/32 in his quota.

However, Kuldeep was adjudged player of the match against the five-time champions Mumbai Indians in DC’s second match. Kuldeep scalped some big fishes including skipper Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard and Tim David, as the Capitals went on defeat MI by four wickets.

Kuldeep Yadav was purchased for INR 2 crore in IPL mega auction

In the practice match, Kuldeep bowled a wrong-un as the batter was charging towards him, but he was completely outfoxed by the Indian spinner and the rest was done by the wicketkeeper behind the stumps.

After warming the bench for two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders, the 27-year old put himself under a base price of INR 1 crore. The left-arm spinner was grabbed by the Delhi Capitals after doing just one bid of INR 2 crore to bag his services.

Talking about Kuldeep’s numbers in IPL, the left-arm spinner has played a total of 47 matches in which he has scalped 44 wickets at an average of 29.23. He bowls at an economy of 8.17 and also has one four-wicket haul under his name. Kuldeep has also represented India in all three formats of the game. However, he has not been able to cement his place in Indian squad yet.

Meanwhile, the Capitals will take on the Super Giants in a group stage match to be played in Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai on April 7.