he is a man of his word. India allrounder promised Australia spinner Matt Kuhnemann
masterclass after the Border-Gavaskar series – and he did just that.
Soon Fourth exam in Ahmedabad
ended in a draw on Monday, Jadeja took time to speak to the Australian visitor. A “big fan” of Jadeja, Kuhnemann revealed after taking 5 for 16 in the The third test
in Indore that he spoke to Jadeja when he first started in Delhi.
“I said, ‘Do you have any advice for me later [second] Trying?’ He said, “Yes, at the end of the series,” Kuhnemann said in Indore.
The left-arm spinner was still in tears on Tuesday about playing three Tests on his first tour, having flown in to join the team following Australia’s opening defeat in Nagpur.
In addition to all this, Kuhnemann was nicknamed “Jaddu” by his Sheffield Shield teammates when he ran for South Australia in the Queensland game in 2021.
“It was probably about 15 minutes, he [Jadeja] he was just giving me wonderful advice; we discussed everything,” Kuhnemann told AAP.Nathan Lyon
he helped organize it [the chat] also. He [Jadeja] he was very impressed with Todd [Murphy]Gaz [Lyon] and it was very good for me to hear this from him.
“He gave me great tips for the next time we’re on the subcontinent, and some tips to take back home as well. He was so nice, and he said every time he reached out and messaged me on Instagram. , so that was great.”
Teaming up with some of the sport’s biggest names in a whirlwind month has only fueled the 26-year-old’s hunger and desire to continue to excel on the international stage.
Kuhnemann, Lyon and Murphy received high praise from the Indian coach Rahul Dravid
after the series, citing the Aussie trio as the best they have faced in their respective circumstances for more than a decade. All three had their share of wickets in four Tests, taking 45 scalps between them, led by Lyon’s 22.
“The way it happened, I wouldn’t change the world,” Kuhnemann said. “Nathan Lyon took myself and Todd under his wing, he was like our big brother here.
“I think we’re very lucky to have Gaz and his experience to learn from. I’m ready to get back into the nets, get back into it after I’ve spoken to Jadeja. I really like to focus on a few things, and try to improve my skills and play cricket to the best of my ability.”
If all that wasn’t enough, Kuhnemann put his hand up to open as the night opener in Australia’s second innings in Ahmedabad after Usman Khawaja suffered a leg injury. Kuhnemann became the first Australian to open and bat at number 11 in the same Test match since then Percy Hornibrook against England