Statistical Analysis - Kuldeep Yadav 6 wickets against England in an ODI
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Statistical Analysis - Kuldeep Yadav's 6-wicket against England in 1st ODI

by Sahir Usman Jul 12, 2018 • 22:39 PM

Nottngham, July 12 (CRICKETNMORE) - Kuldeep Yadav's (6/25) heroic bowling effort restricted England at a moderate 268 runs in the first match of the three ODI series at Tent Bridge here on Thursday. India left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav became the first left-arm spinner to claim six wickets in One-Day Internationals (ODIs). 

Let's have a look at the records made by Kuldeep Yadav:

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Statistical Analysis - Kuldeep Yadav 6 wickets against England in an ODI

#1. Kuldeep Yadav became the first left-arm spinner to claim six wickets in One-Day Internationals (ODIs). Before Kuldeep Yadav, Australia's left-arm spinner Brad Hogg held the record of best bowling figures by a wrist spinner in ODI. He took 5 for 32 against West Indies at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in 2005.

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#2. This was also the best figures by a spinner in ODIs in England. Before Kuldeep, the record was in the name of Pakistan's Shahid Afridi, who took 5 for 11 against Kenya in Edgabstonin 2004. Australia's Andrew Symonds bagged 5 for 18 against Bangladesh in Manchester in 2005.

#3. It was also the best figures by any spinner against England in ODIs.

#4. Kuldeep's magical figures were the fourth best for India in ODIs. Stuart Binny is at the top of the list with 6/4 against Bangladesh (2014) while Anil Kumble is at second position with 6/12 against West Indies (1993). Ashish Nehra, who had picked 6/23 against England in the 2003 World Cup, is at no.3.

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Sahir