Indian bowler Yuzvendra Chahal on Monday congratulated pacer Deepak Chahar for his hat-trick in a very unconventional manner. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) shared a video on Twitter in which Chahar and Shreyas Iyer can be seen talking to the leg spinner on his talk-show ‘Chahal TV’.
In a funny vein, Chahal said “He broke my bowling record, such a shameless guy (Inhone toh bowling mein mera hi record tod diya, bade hi besharam aadmi ho yar).”
Chahar ended the match with the figures of 6-7 and he surpassed Sri Lanka’s Ajantha Mendis to create a record. The pacer dismissed one batsman on the last ball of the 18th over and then dismissed two batsmen in the opening two balls of the 20th over.
“I didn’t realize that I had taken the hat-trick, it’s a nice feeling to know that,” said Chahar in the video.
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Iyer provided the much-needed support to KL Rahul while batting. The duo mixed caution and aggression to keep the scoreboard ticking. Iyer did not allow Bangladesh to get momentum on their side as he kept on hitting big shots off the bowling of spinners. The right-handed batsman also smashed three consecutive sixes in an over.
India defeated Bangladesh by 30 runs on Sunday to win the three-match series 2-1. Chasing 175 for the win, Bangladesh was bundled out for 144. India and Bangladesh now take on each other in a two-match Test series. The first match will be played from November 14-18.