South African Spinner Keshav Maharaj Wants To Emulate Indian Spin Twins

Spinner Keshav Maharaj of South Africa has goals in mind as he prepares to lead his team's spin attack against India in a three-game test series beginning on Wednesday.

Keshav Maharaj aspires to be like the Indian spin twins

Keshav Maharaj latest news

The South African has stated his intention to threaten the top order in this series by being as consistent as the Indian spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin.

On his first tour to India, Keshav Maharaj acknowledged that the ball would develop an equivalent amount of reverse swing with age. He continued by saying that his team's quick bowlers were top-notch and would make excellent use of the reverse swing.

Keshav Maharaj felt bad for Bumrah, who was hurt and couldn't play in the series. On the other hand, he believed the home team had sufficient depth on the bench to cover for him if necessary.

"This is a major setback for India. He has revolutionised India's entire Test team as a player capable of success in various settings. Another one of the best bowlers in the world is Umesh Yadav.

Last, Keshav Maharaj conceded that despite the team's youth, the boys will stay upright and play alive.

There are a lot of new faces on the team, which can work to our advantage. Things may not have gone our way, but there is no use in dwelling on the past. However, we're not here to play nice.

History of Keshav Maharaj

While Keshav Maharaj was growing up, his father was a wicketkeeper for Africa's Natal region. The apartheid movement in South Africa prevented his father from playing cricket at the highest level.

Keshav Maharaj Debut

Keshav Maharaj made the South African national cricket squad in 2016. Keshav Maharaj debut match was against the Aussies. In his first international match, the South African spinner grabbed three crucial wickets, helping his team rout the Australians in Perth. He made his One-Day International debut in April 2017 at the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy.

Keshav Maharaj received a lot of attention during his first performance in Perth. In a 2017 Test Match between South Africa and New Zealand, South African spinner Maharaj recorded his first five-wicket haul.

As South Africa triumphed by 8 wickets in the second Test, Maharaj was honoured with the Man of the Match award.

Keshav Maharaj, at age 16, made it onto the KwaZulu-Natal cricket squad. He signed with the Dolphins right away. He's become a household name in South Africa thanks to his extraordinary talent.

Is Keshav Maharaj a good bowler?
When Maharaj bowled 9 for 129 against Sri Lanka in the second Test of their 2018 series in July, it was the greatest bowling figure in a Test innings by a visiting bowler in Sri Lanka.
What is the origin of Keshav Maharaj?
Keshav Atmanand Maharaj, born in South Africa to Indian parents on February 7th, 1990, specialises in spin bowling for the national team. He has played for South Africa in Tests, ODIs, and T20Is. His family tree traces back to Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur. Eventually, though, they moved to Durban, where Keshav was born.
What type of bowler is Keshav Maharaj?
Keshav Maharaj, a left-arm spinner from Northwood Boys High and Shaun Pollock's alma mater, became prominent as South Africa started valuing spin bowling.