Warne-Like Drift Makes Kuldeep More Difficult Than Chahal: Hayden3Photo© thequint.com

Warne-Like Drift Makes Kuldeep More Difficult Than Chahal: Hayden

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New Delhi: A "Shane Warne like drift" makes Kuldeep Yadav a more difficult bowler to face compared to Yuzvendra Chahal, feels former Australia opener Matthew Hayden, who says wrist spinners like the two Indians are becoming more relevant because of finger spinners' lack of "courage".

Kuldeep and Chahal, the two Indian wrist spinners, have troubled the world's best batsmen in the shorter formats.

"Leg spinners provide option and variety. In particular, if you look at Kuldeep, his strength is not how far he turns the ball but his strength is how the ball just like Shane Warne's deliveries arrives at the batsman. It has a distinct curve in the air," Hayden told PTI during an interview.