The ongoing season of the Indian Premier League within the UAE has seen some terrific bowling performances. Be it Mohammed Shami from Kings XI Punjab who ran by way of Delhi Capitals’ batting line-up to register his finest IPL bowling figures of 15/3; Or be it Kolkata Knight Riders’ Pat Cummins who fully throttled Rajasthan Royals captain Steve Smith – a number of bowlers have remained within the limelight.
The likes of Rajasthan Royals’ seamer Jofra Archer, and Delhi Capitals pacer Kagiso Rabad, and Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Rashid Khan all the time dominate headlines every time IPL rolls round. But there may be one bowler who has quietly climbed up the bowling charts – Yuzvendra Chahal.
READ | DC vs RCB: ‘Don’t blame me afterward,’ R Ashwin offers ‘first and final warning of 2020’
Royal Challengers Bangalore leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has picked up eight wickets in 5 games at a median of 18.00 up to now within the event and has been performing brilliantly this season.
Former India batsman Gautam Gambhir, who led Kolkata Knight Riders to 2 IPL titles throughout his cricketing days, mentioned that individuals ought to discuss Chahal greater than they do.
Kings XI Punjab batsman Mayank Agarwal bowled by RCB spinner Yuzvendra Chahal throughout IPL 2020 cricket match.
“Yuzvendra Chahal has been brilliant. We keep talking about Rashid Khan, Jofra Archer, Kagiso Rabada, Pat Cummins; but Chahal in IPL, especially in this season, has been right up there,” Gambhir mentioned on ESPNCricinfo.
READ| ‘Those things hurt you,’ Virat Kohli highlights one mistake that’s hurting Royal Challengers Bangalore
“We should be talking about Chahal much more. There is more hype around other bowlers. But he has done brilliantly for RCB,” Gambhir additional mentioned.
Chahal didn’t have good outing towards DC on Monday as he went wicketless in his three overs. RCB misplaced the match by a mammoth 59-run margin with batsmen failing to get going on the Dubai International Stadium.