IND vs WI 2023: Kuldeep Yadav Becomes Fastest Indian to take 50 T20I Wickets | India Tour of West Indies 2023: Kuldeep Yadav became the fastest Indian to 50 wickets in T20 Internationals. During the third T20I between India vs West Indies, Kuldeep Yadav picked three wickets in 4 overs with an economy of 7.00.
Kuleedp Completed his 50-wicket haul in T20I after picking the wicket of Brandon King. Team India lost the T20I series after winning the last match against West Indies. Kuldeep missed the first two matches of the T20I series due to an injury.
Team India will play the T20I series against Ireland from 18 August 2023 in Ireland. Kuldeep Yadav came to bowl on the 7th over after the completion of the powerplay, and he gave 12 runs.
Captain Pandya recalled him in the 11th over, and he picked the crucial wicket of Johnson Charles. Kuldeep Yadav picked the wicket of In-form batsman Nicholas Pooran after giving two boundaries in his third over. Nicholas Pooran played 20 runs innings in 12 balls with 1 six and two fours.
In the last over of his spell, Kuleep trapped two wickets; the first was Nicholas Pooran stumping on the first ball of the 4th over. The second was Brandon King on the last bowl of his spell.
The Three wicket haul took Kuldeep to the 50-wicket mark. Kuldeep debuted for India in 2017 against South Africa; after that, he played in 30 matches due to inconsistent performance and Injury.
Kuldeep Yadav broke the record of Yuzvendra Chahal after picking 50 wickets in 30 matches, while Yuzvendra Chahal took 50 wickets in 34 T20I matches. Jasprit Bumrah picked 50 T20I wickets in 41 matches, Ravichandran Ashwin reached the 50 wicket mark in 42 matches, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar reached the mark in 50 matches.
Fastest International Players to take 50 wickets in Men’s T20 Internationals:
- Dhruvkumar Maisuria (Botswana) – 22
- Syazrul Idrus (Malaysia) – 25
- Ajantha Mendis (Sri Lanka) – 26
- Mark Adair (Ireland) – 28
- Sandeep Lamichhane (Nepal) – 29
- Kuldeep Yadav (India) – 30
Kuldeep Yadav is leading the List of Fastest Indian to Take 50 wickets in Men’s T20Is
- Kuldeep Yadav (30)
- Yuzvendra Chahal (34)
- Jasprit Bumrah (41)
- R Ashwin (42)
- Bhuvneshwar Kumar (50)
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