Rewa, Madhya Pradesh: It is a moment of pride for Rewa as fast bowler Kuldeep Sen will now bowl on the pitches of New Zealand as part of team India. Kuldeep has been selected in the team for the tour of the upcoming New Zealand series. He took 8 wickets in the Irani Trophy match held in Rajkot, Gujarat between 21 October and 25 October as part of the Rest of India Cricket Team. Even before this, he had caught everyone’s attention with his bowling skills in the last IPL.
APSU Pavilion’s cricket coach Ariel Anthony told that Kuldeep took five wickets in the first innings and three wickets in the second innings. Due to this game, he was called for a ‘call game’ for NCA Camp Bangalore on October 29. Recently, in two matches of India A, Kuldeep surprised everyone by taking three important wickets. Since then it was predicted that Kuldeep would definitely be selected for the upcoming tours.
Kuldeep Sen was born on 28 October 1996 in Hariharpur village near Rewa city. Father Rampal Sen has a salon shop at Sirmaur square. Kuldeep is the eldest of three brothers. His younger brother Rajdeep Sen has recently been selected in the Madhya Pradesh Police and the youngest of the three, Jagdeep Sen runs a coaching centre. In many matches of the IPL, Kuldeep has bowled at a speed of 149 kmph.
Fast bowler Kuldeep has also been selected for the Asia Cup played in Dubai from 27 August to 11 September two months ago. However, he did not get a chance to play. Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar, and Axar Patel were selected as the backup players on standby in the 18-member team. Kuldeep Sen was selected after dropping Deepak Chahar due to injury.
Kuldeep’s Overall performance at a glance:
First Class Matches: 17 Matches 51 Wickets
T20 matches: 27 matches 25 wickets
List A: 8 wickets
Irani Trophy: 1 match 8 wickets
India A: 3 wickets in 2 matches
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