Rohit Sharma's support aids Kuldeep Yadav's development as an all-rounder.

Indian spinner Kuldeep Yadav has acknowledged captain Rohit Sharma for his significant contribution to his recent batting advancements. During a press conference prior to the Delhi Capitals (DC) match against the Rajasthan Royals (RR), Kuldeep highlighted the valuable guidance he received from Rohit during the England Test series earlier this year, which greatly enhanced his batting abilities.

Unleashing the All-rounder: Kuldeep Yadav wows with Bat as well as Ball

Kuldeep Yadav, known for his exceptional bowling skills, displayed an unexpected brilliance with the bat during the Test series against England. Despite being recognized primarily for his bowling prowess, he managed to make a significant impact with the willow. In just four matches, he took an impressive tally of 19 wickets, securing a five-wicket haul along the way. Surprisingly, he also accumulated a noteworthy total of 97 runs in six innings, boasting an average of 19.40. One cannot disregard his highest score of 30, which exemplified his ability to remain steadfast and contribute significantly in crucial moments of the game.

Unleashing the All-rounder: Kuldeep Yadav wows with Bat as well as Ball

Kuldeep Yadav’s burgeoning prowess as an all-rounder was on full display during Delhi Capitals’ IPL clash against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Not only did he exhibit his bowling prowess, but he also emerged as his team’s top-scorer with a brilliant unbeaten innings of 35* off a mere 26 deliveries. This remarkable performance, comprising five fours and a six, proved to be a game-changer for DC as it allowed them to post a respectable total on the scoreboard despite eventually succumbing to defeat.

Rohit’s Mentorship: A Catalyst for Growth

Kuldeep openly admitted that while Rohit doesn’t offer him much guidance on his bowling, he does acknowledge his skills in that department. However, what Rohit actively encourages him to work on is his batting. This was made evident during the England Test series, where Rohit played a pivotal role in Kuldeep’s growth. Taking him under his wing, Rohit provided invaluable insights and technical guidance during their net sessions, helping Kuldeep blossom as an all-rounder.

“Rohit bhai doesn’t talk to me much about my bowling because I’m already doing exactly what he expects with the ball,” Kuldeep cheerfully revealed. “However, he did show a genuine interest in my batting and encouraged me to enhance my skills in that area. I dedicated myself to improving my batting during the Test series against England, and Rohit bhai was really impressed with my progress. He even joined me in the nets and shared valuable insights about the art of batting. Thanks to his guidance, I am now relishing my time at the crease just as much as my time with the ball.”

Kuldeep Yadav’s newly acquired batting skills have brought a fresh fresh perspective to his game, elevating his value and versatility as an asset to his team. As Delhi Capitals gear up to take on Rajasthan Royals, Kuldeep’s all-round abilities will play a pivotal role in their pursuit of triumph. Thanks to Rohit Sharma’s unwavering guidance and his own unwavering commitment, Kuldeep is steadily advancing towards establishing himself as a dominant figure in the world of cricket, excelling both as a bowler and as a batsman.

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