India vs West Indies T20 Series: The 5-match T20 series between India and West Indies is to be held from 1 to 13 August 2023. The command of the team is with Hardik Pandya.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the T20 series for the West Indies tour on 5 July 2023. Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav is also named in the Indian T29 team. Kuldeep Yadav was also selected in the ODI team announced against the West Indies before giving anything. The ODI series is scheduled to begin on July 27, while the T20I series is scheduled to begin on August 1, 2023.
The selected players will leave for the West Indies a few days before the start of the series. However, before leaving for the West Indies, Kuldeep Yadav reached Bageshwar Dham Sarkar on 6 July 2023 and took the blessings of Peethadhishwar Dhirendra Krishna Shastri. A tweet was also done by the Bageshwar Dham government regarding Kuldeep Yadav. It was written in the tweet, Kuldeep Yadav, the spin magician of Indian cricket and dear darling of the respected government, visited the Dham to celebrate the birth anniversary of the respected government and also took the blessings of the respected government….
Three pictures have also been shared in the tweet. In these pictures, Kuldeep Yadav is seen sitting with folded hands near the feet of Peethadhishwar Dhirendra Krishna Shastri of Bageshwar Dham. He is wearing a yellow thread around his neck. These pictures of Kuldeep are viral on social media. People are also giving reactions on these pictures. Someone gave advice to Kuldeep and someone was seen giving opinion about Dhirendra Krishna Shastri. Some people even took a jibe at Dhirendra Krishna Shastri.
Below are some of the tweets in which you can read people’s reactions.
This is not the first time that pictures of Kuldeep Yadav visiting a religious place have gone viral. Earlier, ahead of the third ODI against New Zealand in January 2023, Kuldeep Yadav along with teammates Suryakumar Yadav and Washington Sundar attended the Mahakal Bhasma Aarti in Ujjain.
This is how Team India selected for T20 series against West Indies
Hardik Pandya (captain), Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Verma, Suryakumar Yadav (vice-captain), Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper), Akshar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, Avesh Khan, Mukesh Kumar.