Kuldeep Yadav produced a sensational piece of wrist spin bowling in the opening One-day International game against England which helped India to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
Sensational Kuldeep began with the wicket of Jason Roy which started the slide for England. Kuldeep reduced the hosts to 82 for three after getting off to a brisk start.
On the other side, Rohit Sharma also scored a magnificent century as India chased down the target of 269 with utmost ease in the end during 41st over.
Kuldeep’s figures of six for 25 also became the best figures for a spinner in English conditions.
Now, without wasting any time let us have a look at four best bowling figures by spinners in English conditions
5/27 by Adil Rashid vs Ireland in Bristol 2017:
The English leg-spinner Adil Rashid bagged five wickets against Ireland during the first ODI of the Irish tour of England in 2017.
So, it was the English pacers who provided the initial breakthroughs which reduced Ireland to 90 for four. Rashid came into the act in the middle overs and bagged five Irish wickets.
They couldn’t pick his variations and kept giving away their wickets. He bagged the wickets of Niall O’Brien, Gary Wilson, Kevin O’Brien, Stuart Thompson and Tim Murtagh. They were bowled out for 126 in just 33 overs.
In reply, England chased the target down in 20 overs courtesy fluent knocks from Alex Hales and Joe Root respectively.