Kuldeep Yadav overtakes ‘Boom Boom’

En route the awe-inspiring numbers, he made own quite a few records. He also surpassed former Pakistani spinner Shahid Afridi to become the spin bowler with the best bowling figures in an ODI on English soil. Afridi’s record came way back in 2004 when he pulled out a spell of 6-1-11-5 against Kenya at Edgbaston in Birmingham in the ICC Champions Trophy.
Kuldeep started the carnage with the wicket of Jason Roy, who went for a reverse-sweep only to holed out to Umesh Yadav. In his next over, Joe Root fell prey to him. Jonny Bairstow was trapped in front by the tweaker and from a position of strength, the Poms found themselves in a rabbit hole. He broke the ominous looking stand of 93 runs between Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes by dismissing the former for 53 runs.

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