‘He handled us really well’: How MS Dhoni helped Kuldeep Yadav-Yuzvendra Chahal duo

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‘He handled us really well’: How MS Dhoni helped Kuldeep Yadav-Yuzvendra Chahal duo
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Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni had a troublesome job to drag off. Being the captain, Dhoni needed to be utterly game aware, set up field, make bowling modifications, design policy, and do all this whereas standing behind the stumps and watch each delivery like a hawk. And how nicely did he do this! Dhoni has been some of the victorious captains of India, and he definitely has been among the finest wicketkeepers on the earth in the previous couple of years.
In a current interview, India wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav recalled how Dhoni helped him and his fellow spin associate, Yuzvendra Chahal, out throughout matches from behind the stumps.
“Whenever I played with Dhoni, I never felt the absence of my coach, because he would speak to me like one and give me a lot of advice. He would always tell me to focus on spinning the ball, and from behind the wickets, he would release a lot of pressure,” Kuldeep Yadav stated in an interview with NDTV.
“Sometimes you are only focused on bowling and not the fielding, so he would set the field from behind the stumps.
“He would tell you the little things about what to do in the game before the match. As a senior player, he has supported me and (Yuzvendra) Chahal a lot and handled us very well. The captain (Virat Kohli) was always there for us but his presence was also very crucial,” Kuldeep added.
The chinaman additionally recalled an recommendation acquired from Anil Kumble earlier than his Test debut. “On the day before my Test debut, he told me at lunch that you have to take five wickets. I couldn’t respond for a few moments but then said I’ll definitely do it,” Kuldeep revealed.
[Attribution HT]

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