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Yuzvendra Chahal Becomes Fifth Indian Bowler To Claim 200 T20 Wickets

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The 30-year-old Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal accomplished his 200 T20 wickets on Thursday (12th October) night time throughout the 31st match of the IPL 2020. After reaching that milestone, Chahal grew to become the fifth Indian bowler to take 200 T20 wickets.

It was the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at Sharjah Cricket Stadium (Sharjah). RCB captain Virat Kohli, who was enjoying his 200th T20 match for RCB, determined to bat first after successful the toss. On the finish of the primary innings, RCB scored 171/6 (20 overs).

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Yuzvendra Chahal (Credit: BCCI)

Yuzvendra Chahal accomplished his 200 T20 wickets after dismissing Mayank Agarwal

Within the second innings of the match, RCB leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal accomplished his 200 T20 wickets. Earlier than this match, Chahal obtained 199 wickets in 179 T20s as he was the one one wicket away to finish 200 wickets in T20 profession.

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Yuzvendra Chahal (Picture Credit score: IPL)

Chahal grew to become the fifth Indian bowler to say 200 wickets in T20 profession after taking his first wicket on this match. Within the eighth over of the second innings, Chahal bowled KXIP opener Mayank Agarwal and have become the fifth Indian bowler to take 200 T20 wickets. By the way, all of the 5 Indian bowlers, who’ve taken 200 T20 wickets, are spinners.

Indian bowlers with 200 T20 wickets

Participant Bowling type Wickets
Piyush Chawla Legbreak 257
Amit Mishra Legbreak 256
Ravichandran Ashwin Proper-arm offbreak 242
Harbhajan Singh Proper-arm offbreak 235
Yuzvendra Chahal Legbreak googly 200*

Within the ongoing IPL 2020, Chahal has already taken 11 wickets in eight matches.

Yuzvendra Chahal made his T20 debut on 20th October 2009 the place the Haryana leg-spinner performed in opposition to Punjab. Whereas he made IPL debut for Mumbai Indians in 2013 version and performed solely seven matches for that facet (together with just one match in IPL 2013), he joined for his current IPL staff RCB within the subsequent season and since then he’s serving for this staff repeatedly.

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Yuzvendra Chahal (Picture Credit score: BCCI/IPL)

Whereas the most recent IPL match was Chahal’s 92nd IPL match, probably the most wicket-taker for RCB has taken 111 wickets.

Chahal can also be a vital member of the Indian limited-overs groups. After his worldwide debut in 2016, Chahal has performed 52 ODIs and 42 T20Is, the place he has taken 91 and 55 wickets respectively. Chahal is at present the second most T20I wicket-taker for India.

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