Kuldeep made his Test debut towards Australia in 2017 in Pune and was launched to Warne by then India head coach Anil Kumble.
“I met Shane Warne during a Test match in Pune. When I met him for the first time, Anil Kumble was our coach and I had told him I want to meet Shane Warne. When I finally did, I couldn’t say anything for 10 minutes. He was talking with Anil bhai, explaining to him something. I was just listening to both of them. Then finally, I started to talk. We talked a lot. I told him about my plans, about how I feel while bowling, how I try to bowl from different sides of the wicket. He told me ‘You think a lot’,” Kuldeep instructed TV presenter Madonna Tixeira on her Instagram present ‘Live Connect.’
“He is mentally very strong. I think more than his bowling, he got the batsmen out with his mind. His planning used to be a lot better. He said a lot of little things which tend to matter a lot,” added Kuldeep.
The left-arm Indian spinner additional mentioned the 2 discuss rather a lot for the reason that assembly and share a great bond.
“I met him many instances after that. He at all times used to information me like a coach. Gradually he turned like a buddy. I spent loads of time with him throughout our Australia tour. I at all times obtained the sensation that if I wanted somebody for solutions he can be there. I chatted rather a lot on telephone calls and messages.
“When I used to be very younger I by no means thought I’ll meet him, get to debate cricket and bowling with him so it was a really large factor for him,” added Kuldeep.
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