Siddharth Kaul Cherishes Dream After Getting His Maiden Indian Cap

Published - 30 Jun 2018, 02:40 PM | Updated - 30 Jun 2018, 03:32 PM

Siddharth Kaul
Siddharth Kaul receives his maiden Indian cap from MS Dhoni. Credits: BCCI Twitter.

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It is a dream of every aspiring cricketer to represent his country at the top-level game. Dream for which a player makes all the sacrifices during his career. It is something that a player wants to achieve at all cost.

Subsequently, the professional puts all the extra yards to make his dream come true. One such ‘Dream’ became a reality when Siddharth Kaul received his International cap from none other than Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Yes, it must have been a proud moment for the fast bowler to know that his hard work has paid off in style.

Siddharth Kaul
Photo Credit: BCCI.

Kaul achieved great heights in the recently concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) while representing Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). The pacer impressed with his pace, bounce and knuckleball variation. Thus, he was able to savor success in the tournament.

The Punjab fast bowler scalped 21 wickets in the 17 matches in the IPL for the runners-up Hyderabad – to be joint second highest wicket-getter.

Simultaneously, his good run of form helped him earn his place in the Indian squad.

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Siddharth Kaul. Photo by: Vipin Pawar / SPORTZPICS for BCCI

Finally, Kaul received his well-deserved opportunity when he was given his maiden cap by former Indian skipper MS Dhoni.

Promising prospect Kaul cherished his special moment and said that he grew up to live this beautiful moment in his cricketing career.

Furthermore, Kaul was able to scalp his maiden wicket when he bowled a good short ball to Ireland’s opener James Shannon.

In fact, Kaul front foot landed just behind the popping crease. Thus, the Sunrisers’ pacer bowled two overs and conceded only four runs on his debut.

Siddharth Kaul took to Twitter as his post read as, “This is what I grew up for. This is where I always wanted to be. Wearing my country’s Jersey and representing it on the ground. To receive the honor from Mahi Bhai made it much more special ❤ @msdhoni

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