Jayant Yadav thanks Wriddhiman Saha for playing role in maiden Test wicket

Updated: Nov 19, 2016, 09:56 IST | IANS

India off-spinner Jayant Yadav heaped praise on wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha for convincing skipper Virat Kohli to use the Decision Review System (DRS) for picking up Moeen Ali’s wicket

Jayant Yadav celebrates his first Test wicket (Moeen Ali) with his teammates in Visakhapatnam yesterday. Pic/PTI
Jayant Yadav (third left) celebrates his first Test wicket (Moeen Ali) with his teammates in Visakhapatnam yesterday. Pic/PTI

Vizag: India off-spinner Jayant Yadav heaped praise on wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha for convincing skipper Virat Kohli to use the Decision Review System (DRS) for picking up Moeen Ali’s wicket on the second day of the second Test against England here yesterday.

Yadav picked up his first international Test wicket with the dismissal of Ali, adjudged leg before wicket (LBW) that was ascertained after a review.

“With the review, Wriddhiman Saha did the job of convincing the captain for me. We both thought he was out. Can’t wait to start doing this again tomorrow,” said Yadav.

The Haryana off-spinner became the 286th player to play Test cricket for India as he made his debut against England on Thursday.

Commenting on his debut, Yadav said he dreamt of this day and it feels good to make contributions for the team.
“It was a good day’s cricket. Since I have started playing serious cricket, not in the streets but in an academy, I have dreamt of this day,” said Yadav.

“This dressing room is full of people who make you comfortable. KL Rahul, a recent debutant, told me what to expect on debut. It’s good I didn’t do anything yesterday, gave me time to process the emotions and formulate my plans,” he added. Yadav contributed 35 runs in India’s first innings. 

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