Even now I correct my bowling looking at Warne’s videos: Kuldeep
India national team spinner Kuldeep Yadav admits that still he corrects his bowling by seeing Australia legendary spinner Shane Warne’s bowling video. And for this, he’s troubled his coach a lot.
“I have troubled my coach a lot but even now I correct my bowling looking at Warne’s videos,”
Kuldeep said in the latest episode of Knights Unplugged for the KKR website.
Previously, Kuldeep shared his good relationship with Warne and termed Warne as his bowling ‘idol’. He also said that he had often seek the suggestion of Warne to better his bowling.
“I watched him bowl in the 2005 Ashes series and from that day I wanted to become a bowler like him. He became my idol. I met him for the first time in Pune when we played a Test match against Australia. We spoke about a lot of things and when I went to Australia he helped me with a lot of tips. Ravi (Shastri) sir and Bharat Arun sir helped me understand what Warne was trying to convey to me. Every morning he came up with new ideas and helped me become stronger mentally and in terms of cricket skills. He is very close to me now and we chat on WhatsApp regularly,” Kuldeep had said.
Kuldeep will lead the spin bowling attack along with Caribbean all-rounder Sunil Narine for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) which is scheduled to start on September 19.