The last few years have been sensational for Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav. They have outsmarted top-class batting lineups to help India lift the trophies. The duo got a great understanding and also knows their strengths to make things fall in the place for the team. Meanwhile, they also became the first-choice players ahead of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja.

The introduction of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal into India’s playing XI after the 2017 Champions Trophy in England made a dramatic impact on the team’s results. The Indian team management is continuing with the duo, who are going to be key for Indian National Cricket Team in ICC World Cup 2019.

We Utilised Our Chances – Kuldeep Yadav

When asked if Yuzvendra Chahal and his performances have literally shut the ODI door on veteran spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, the young Kuldeep Yadav quoted that they haven’t made anyone to be ousted from their roles. He feels that the Wrist Spinners made massive progress in the game for India.

Michael Hussey, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav
Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal (Credits: Getty)

“No, no, not at all. We haven’t ousted anyone. It’s just that we have got the opportunities and we did well. They (Ashwin and Jadeja) have always been doing well for India. In Test matches, Ash (Ravichandran Ashwin) and Jaddu Bhai (Ravindra Jadeja) are still playing,” Kuldeep said on the eve of the second ODI.

Clarification:

As the statement made by Kuldeep Yadav has got all the required ingredients to stir controversy, Kuldeep Yadav was quick in giving the clarification. He quoted that Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja got the required experience, which they always shared with the youngsters.

Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja
Ravichandran Ashwin (Credits: BCCI)

“And we learn a lot from them. They have a lot of experience. When I am in the Test squad, I learn a lot from them. Whenever we got an opportunity, for me and Chahal, we have performed for the team and that helped the team to win, so happy about it,” Kuldeep explained.

We are focusing on our game:

Further, the Chinaman quoted that the current three spinners are doing a fine job for the team. He doesn’t want to take any pressure and wants to focus on each game by not looking too far ahead.

Ravindra Jadeja (Credits: Getty Images)

“To be honest, me, Chahal and Jaddu Bhai (Ravindra Jadeja) are playing really well so nothing much to worry about and we are focusing game by game,” added Kuldeep.

Well, it would be interesting to see how things would pan out for both youngsters in the next few months to come. The performance of the duo will make a major impact in India’s chances to triumph ICC World Cup 2019.