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Kuldeep Yadav Breaks Down After A Forgettable Bowling Spell, Netizens Cheer Him Up

Written By Karthik Nair | Mumbai | Published:


  • India's young chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav
  • He was smashed for 27 runs in the 16th over by Moeen Ali
  • A heartbroken Yadav was then seen crying on the field while his team-mates tried to console him

Everyone has a bad day at the office. This rule is also applicable to sportspersons as well. India's young chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav had a tough day at the office against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Eden Gardens on Friday.

Yadav came back to bowl the 16th over. However, the 24-year old did not have any idea of what was in store for him. Moeen Ali took him to the cleaners. The English all-rounder bought up his half-century in the very same over. Ali hit smashed Yadav for two fours and three sixes which yielded 27 runs and thus, made it a forgettable day for the chinaman bowler. However, Kuldeep had the last laugh when he dismissed Ali on the last ball of the over. Yadav finished his four-over spell with just a solitary wicket and gave away 59 runs at an economy of 14.75.

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A heartbroken Yadav was then seen crying on the field while his team-mates tried to console him.

The netizens also backed Yadav and cheered him up

.Moeen Ali who played a stellar cameo of a 28-ball 66 as he put on 90 runs for the third wicket stand with skipper Virat Kohli. Kohli registered his fifth IPL ton and the first one of this season. He was dismissed in the final delivery of the innings. His blistering 58-ball 100 took RCB to a huge total of 213/4 in their 20 overs. 

In reply, KKR got to a disastrous start as they were reduced to 79/4. However, Andre Russell's 25-ball 65 and Nitish Rana's 46-ball 85 and their 118 run fifth wicket partnership kept Kolkata's hoped alive. In the end, it was not enough as they fell short by 10 runs.