Yuzvendra Chahal is now the leading wicket taker in this Indian Premier League with more than 20 wickets. In the match against Kolkata Knight Riders, He picked up four wickets for Rajasthan Royals. He and Yashasvi Jaiswal made Rajasthan to win this match against KKR. Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 98 runs and scored the fastest fifty in the history of the Indian Premier League. He scored fifty in just 13 balls beating the record of KL Rahul and Pat Cummins who scored fifty in 14 balls.
Sanju Samson on Yuzvendra Chahal
“I think it is time to give him the tag of legend. He’s been bowling like that for many years. Very grateful and lucky to have him in the franchise. You never need to speak to him. You just have to give him the ball and he knows what exactly to do. He’s a very brave bowler, who loves bowling under pressure. Yuzvendra Chahal bowls at the death as well. I am really very happy for him,” Sanju Samson said in the post-match presentation.
Yuzvendra Chahal now has 188 wickets in his IPL record including this four-wicket haul against KKR. He is just 12 wickets away to take 200 wickets in the Indian Premier League. Rajasthan Royals has a good net run rate than most of the teams in the points table after the big win. The net rate is a huge advantage for the Royals to make it into the playoffs this year again after making it to finals in the last year.