IND vs AUS: Australia’s ‘Jaddu’ Matt Kuhnemann will get his promised masterclass from Ravindra Jadeja3 min read
Matt Kuhnemann was nicknamed “Jaddu” by his Queensland teammates after he ran by way of South Australia in a Sheffield Shield recreation in 2021.
On Monday, as quickly because the fourth Test in Ahmedabad led to a draw on Monday, the 26-year-old left-arm spinner acquired his masterclass from Ravindra Jadeja.
Kuhnemann a confessed fan of Jadeja, has requested the Indian all-rounder for some ideas after making his debut in Delhi Test, to which the Indian star informed him he’d reveal all as soon as the collection was concluded.
And Jadeja was a person of his phrase.
“It was probably about 15 minutes, he (Jadeja) was just giving me some awesome tips; we talked about everything,” Kuhnemann informed AAP.
India vs Australia Live Scorecard, third Test Day 1: Australian bowler Matthew Kuhnemann celebrates with teammates the wicket of Indian batter Shreyas Iyer through the first day of the third take a look at cricket match between India and Australia, at Holkar Cricket Stadium, in Indore.
“Nathan Lyon helped organised it (the chat) as properly.
“He (Jadeja) was actually impressed with Todd (Murphy), ‘Gaz’ (Lyon) and myself in order that was actually cool to listen to that from him.
“He gave me some good ideas for the subsequent time we’re within the subcontinent and a few ideas to return dwelling with as properly.
“He was really nice and just said any time to reach out, and even sent me a message on Instagram, so that was pretty cool.”
Kuhnemann in the end took 9 wickets throughout three Tests, together with a match-winning 5 for 16 within the Indore Test.
High reward from the India coach!
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Kuhnemann, together with Nathan Lyon and Todd Murphy shaped an excellent spin assault which was additionally praised by Team India head coach Rahul Dravid. the trio bagged 45 wickets within the collection.
In the post-match presentation, Dravid stated: Plenty of the fellows have been stuffed with reward for the standard of spin they needed to play which made the collection win all that rather more candy. Some of the gamers have been saying that since (Monty) Panesar and (Graeme) Swann, they haven’t performed a top quality spin assault or spells like this within the final ten years in these situations.”
The 26-year-old, who was taking part in the Sheffield Shield earlier than being drafted into the Test staff forward of the Delhi Test.
“The way that it happened, I wouldn’t change it for the world,” Kuhnemann stated.
“Nathan Lyon took myself and Todd beneath his wing from the get go, he was just about like an enormous brother to us over right here.
“I feel we’re very fortunate to have ‘Gaz’ and his expertise to be taught off.
“I’m able to get again within the nets, get again in there after chatting with Jadeja.
“I’m really keen to tinker with a couple of things, trying to just keep improving my skills and play as much cricket as I can.”