Siddharth Kaul, who joined the IPL in 2008, got his first break to play in this tournament in 2013.
Siddharth Kaul: Lucky soldier of the Orange Army
The year 2008. It was the year of IPL debut in India, so also its becoming the Under 19 World Champion. This is the reason that when the players were being bid for the tournament, the under-19 players received attention in it. The story of Siddharth Kaul’s IPL entry was also written in the same manner. The Kolkata Knight Riders were the first team in the IPL to bet on Siddharth Kaul and link him to himself. This is when Dada i.e. Sourav Ganguly used to be the captain of KKR.
After KKR, the right-handed passionate fast bowler turned to the Delhi Daredevils. Siddharth Kaul, who joined the IPL in 2008, got his first break to play in this tournament in 2013. After a full 5-year wait, when he made his debut in IPL 2013, this season he played 6 matches and took 4 wickets. After this, in the year 2014, he played 5 matches and took just 2 wickets.
Proved lucky for SRH
In IPL 2016, Siddharth Kaul came to Sunrisers Hyderabad. This season, he did not get a chance to play a single match. He watched the entire season sitting on the bench. But, the good thing is that he proved to be the lucky mascot of the team. He did not play, of course, but as soon as he joined, the Orange Army emerged as the champion of IPL. She managed to win her first IPL title. Siddharth Kaul has been with Sunrisers Hyderabad since then. Since their joining, there has not been a season so far in which SRH has not played the IPL play-off. That is, his chances of winning the title have remained intact every year since the addition of Siddharth Kaul.
Sunrisers Hyderabad wicket-takers
Now just look at the performance of Siddharth Kaul for Sunrisers Hyderabad. He got his first break for this team in IPL 2017. He uprooted 16 wickets in 10 matches. In 17 matches of IPL 2018, Siddharth Kaul took 21 wickets for SRH. Kaul, who took 51 wickets after playing 46 matches in his entire IPL career, has taken 45 wickets in 35 matches for Sunrisers Hyderabad.
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