Young India leg-spinner, Kuldeep Yadav’s African tour has more or less cemented his spot in the Indian ODI side. The ‘Chinaman’ will always consider it to be a special one. Not because it was his first away tour but for his exceptional spell of bowling which saw him return home with flying colors from the rainbow nation. His tally of 16 wickets is the most ever by a spinner in any series in South Africa, surpassing the legendary – Muttiah Muralitharan who took 14 victim in 1998. Ever since he graduated from the junior cricket to the international stage, 23-year-old Kuldeep has been living up to his reputation and delivering the goods consistently. After making a memorable Test debut against Australia last year, the wrist-spinner has taken the sport by storm and carried on his good run of form into the limited overs. Kuldeep Yadav was outstanding against Proteas. Kuldeep and Chahal destroyed South Africa in their home soil. India won the six ODI’s series 5-1 and T20Is series 2-1.
Speaking from his home in Kanpur, Yadav gave an insight into his mindset during the South Africa tour, analysing his own bowling and also revealing how he was nervous before his first away tour but is now ready to conquer the world.