Chinaman spinner Kuldeep Yadav created history for India before he bowled a single ball in the Dharamsala Test versus Australia. Not only was the former Mumbai Indians spinner the 288th player Test player for India, but Kuldeep also became the first left-arm chinaman to play for India.
The start of his Test career was stunning as he dismissed Aussies opener David Warner to get his first wicket. And the UP boy turned emotional after that. However, the young man did not let it affect him as he dismissed Peter Handscomb and Glenn Maxwell to rock visitors. The 22 years old spinner ultimately finished with figures of 4/68 as Australia were all out for 300.
The Kolkata Knight Riders spinner joins the ranks of West Indies' Ellis Achong and Sir Garfield Sobers, Paul Adams, Brad Hogg ,Lakshan Sandakan, Tabraiz Shamsi and Johnny Wardle as the other left-arm chinaman bowlers to have played a Test.
Kuldeep Yadav has taken some big strides in cricketer and his first major moment was the 2014 Under-19 World Cup in the UAE (United Arab Emirates). He impressed everybody with his flight, variations and control as he ended the tournament by becoming India's highest wicket-taker with 14 wickets at an average of 16.42.