The Indian cricket team has got many excellent bowlers till date. Some are really great spinners and some have even mastered the art of yorkers. Besides batsmen, bowlers have played a great role too. Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav are the two great bowlers that the Men in Blue’s squad has. Yuzvendra Chahal, is a right-arm leg-spin bowler, whereas Kuldeep Yadav is a left-arm off leg-spin bowler. The two bowlers have made their team, nation, and family proud of their skills. The two players are often compared but, one can’t fail to acknowledge them as the ‘Spin Twins’. Not only at the international level, but even in the 2012 Indian Premier League (IPL), the ‘Spin Twins’ were seen doing wonders in the tournament with their spinners.
Here we have got the best three performances by the ‘Spin Twins’ – Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav till date:
1. 2017 Champions Trophy match against Pakistan, in London:
It was the middle overs of the match when the focus went on the two Indian spin bowlers – Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav. They made sure to restrict Pakistan from scoring runs. They also made sure that the two strong Pakistani batsmen Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman got dismissed.
2. World Cup 2019:
During the match against the South African team, Chahal aimed to restrict South Africa at a total score of 227/9 by dropping 4 wickets down, and Yadav restricted Pakistan in the other match, where the Pakistani cricketer, Babar Azan praised him for his delivery.
3. The second One-Day International (ODI) match against South Africa:
This match was one of the best performances by the ‘Spin Twins’ by defeating the hosts, South Africa. Chahal scored 5-22 in 8.2 overs whereas Yadav scored 3-20 which ended up at a total of eight wickets. South Africa ended up at 118 runs with nine wickets down.