Rishabh Pant guides me well from behind the stumps, enjoying environment at Delhi Capitals: Kuldeep Yadav

Rishabh Pant guides me well from behind the stumps, enjoying environment at Delhi Capitals: Kuldeep Yadav

So far, Kuldeep Yadav has scalped 10 wickets in just four games in IPL 2022.

Kuldeep Yadav
Kuldeep Yadav. (Photo Source: IPL/BCCI)

Kuldeep Yadav has been on a roll in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 and several prominent batters have been bamboozled with his brilliance. The left-arm wrist-spinner was against his former franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Sunday (April 10) and took a match-winning four-wicket haul. He was also named the Player of the Match as the Rishabh Pant-led side comfortably clinched the encounter by 44 runs.

It has indeed been a remarkable comeback from Kuldeep as he endured a hard time in the last couple of years. While he played just four games in IPL 2020, he missed the entire last edition due to a horrific knee injury. However, the young spinner has roared back to form, and how! So far, he has scalped 10 wickets in just four games and also bagged a couple of Player-of-the-Match awards.

I haven’t tried too much, focusing on my rhythm: Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep is certainly enjoying his time at Delhi Capitals and he expressed the same after the match. He also credited DC skipper and wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant for guiding him behind the stumps. “I am enjoying the environment here and have a good backing from the side. Rishabh guides me well from behind the stumps, too,” Kuldeep said after the match.

Meanwhile, the 27-year-old also stated that he hasn’t tried anything different and is focusing on his rhythm.  “I haven’t tried too much and I am focusing on my rhythm. That’s what I did when I returned to the Indian team. I enjoy my bowling and bowling good lengths. I pulled the lengths against Shreyas as well as Cummins,” added the spinner.

Speaking of Kuldeep’s stellar show this season, Pant revealed that the spinner has been working hard on his game and the result is evident. “Kuldeep has been working for one year but hasn’t been getting chances. We are backing him here fully. We wanted momentum to keep going,” said the dashing wicketkeeper-batter.