Ignored from being selected from India’s T20 World Cup squad, Yuzvendra Chahal is dishing put some notable performances. In this game against Punjab Kings, Chahal has bowled a spell of 3 for 29. He dismissed Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran and Sarfaraz Khan. Khan was Chahal’s latest wicket and he dismissed him with a classical leg-spinner’s delivery.
The ball pitched on the middle and leg and disturbed Sarfaraz’s off-stump. The Mumbai cricketer was playing his first game of this IPL season and he was dismissed for a first-ball duck. He did not play any competitive cricket in the last six months and came into this match with no match practice at all.
Yuzvendra Chahal Strikes Big Against Punjab Kings
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Meanwhile, Punjab Kings, after a good start are making the chase difficult in the final overs. Their openers KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal scored fifties but there has been nothing more the rest of the Punjab batters.
Meanwhile, RCB scored 164/7 batting first with Glenn Maxwell scoring a 33-ball 57. Virat Kohli scored 25, Devdutt Padikkal 40 and AB De Villiers 23. RCB are playing for a spot in the playoffs as are the Kings. This win gives RCB stability in the third spot while a win for Punjab will make them enter the top four.
Maxwell is currently in the UAE, playing the Indian Premier League for the Royal Challengers Banglore. RCB is in a strong position to finish in the top 4 and qualify for the playoffs. Kohli -leg Challengers have never lifted the trophy and are going strong to script history in the IPL 2021.