Siddarth Kaul picked up 21 wickets in 17 matches this IPL © IANS
Siddarth Kaul picked up 21 wickets in 17 matches this IPL © IANS

Siddarth Kaul, who attracted eyeballs, in the 2018 Indian Premier League  (IPL), made his T20I debut for India in the second match against Ireland at Malahide. Kaul became the 74th player to play the shortest format for India. He made his IPL debut in 2013 and had a good season this year. He picked 21 wickets in 17 matches with a decent economy of 8.28. He has overall picked 43 wickets in 38 IPL matches.

Kaul got his India cap from MS Dhoni. He will bowl alongside the likes of Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar. India are leading the two-match T20I series by 1-0 after they defeated the host by 76 runs in the first match. Kaul’s good performance in the match may give him a chance in the T20I series against England, starting July 3.