Chahal Eclipses Malinga And Narine To Meet Phenomenal IPL Wicket-Taking Record

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Spinning sensational Yuzvendra Chahal is at his best in the Indian Premier League(IPL) for Rajasthan Royals (RR). Chahal eclipsed the milestone formerly held by Lasith Malinga & Sunil Narine on Saturday and became the first bowler to get 20 scalps in an IPL season more than 3 times. In 4 IPL campaigns, Chahal has bagged 20 or even more wickets. Here in this article, we have talked about Yuzvendra Chahal Creates New IPL Wicket-Taking Record at IPL 2022 PBKS vs RR, Match – 54.

Spinning sensational Yuzvendra Chahal Creates New IPL Wicket-Taking Record.

The RR leggie picked up 3 wickets in the 54th game of the IPL 2022, which was contested against the Punjab Kings (PBKS) at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium. When Chahal removed PBKS batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa, he became the first Indian to accomplish the milestone. By getting vital wickets at critical moments in the game, Chahal helped to slow the PBKS hitting ratio. Rajapaksa, PBKS captain Mayank Agarwal, and Jonny Bairstow also were removed by Chahal.

Chahal is confident and he’s doing well for the team: Sanju Samson

So far in this IPL season, the Royal Challengers Bangalore spinner has collected 22 wickets in 11 outings. Besides this campaign, Chahal got 20 wickets in each of the previous three seasons (2015, 2016, and 2020). Similarly, when competing for the Mumbai Indians (MI) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2011, 2012, and 2015, Malinga took 20 or perhaps more wickets in a campaign. Sunil Narine also had three seasons in which he took 20 or so more wickets scalps while competing for the Kolkata Knight Riders  (KKR), in 2012, 2013, and 2014.

In the play, the PBKS captain won the toss and elected to bat first. At 47 runs, PBKS lost their 1st wicket. Openers Shikhar Dhawan only hit 12 runs and  Bairstow scored 56 runs off of 40 deliveries. Rajapaksha also contributed 27 runs, while wicketkeeper-batsman Jitesh Sharma hammered 38 runs. In 20 overs, PBKS scored 189 runs despite losing 5 wickets.

Yuzvendra Chahal said that he’s even ready to bowl the 20th over, he’s confident and he’s doing well for the team”, said RR captain Sanju Samson at the post-match presentation.

Jos Buttler, the team’s in-form opening batsman, hit 30 runs in pursuit of a total of 190 runs before being removed when the team’s total was 46 runs short. Yashasvi Jaiswal scored a half-century in record time. He struck 68 runs off 41 balls. Devdutt Padikkal had a total of 31 runs.

Shimron Hetmyer’s savage striking late in the game helped his side cross the finish line. The match was won by RR by 6 wickets. RR is presently in 3rd place in the points standings for the IPL 2022 season.

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