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India vs West Indies | Chahal Becomes Joint Leading Wicket-taker For India in T20Is

Yuzvendra Chahal had a game to remember against the West Indies during the first T20I at Hyderabad, as he returned with figures of 2/36 in his quota of four overs. With the wickets of Shimron Hetmyer and Keiron Pollard, Chahal became the joint-highest wicket-taker in T20Is for India, along with R Ashwin -- 52 wickets. In the process he also surpassed the tally of Jasprit Bumrah, who has 51 wickets to his name.

Cricketnext Staff |December 6, 2019, 9:11 PM IST
India vs West Indies | Chahal Becomes Joint Leading Wicket-taker For India in T20Is

Yuzvendra Chahal had a game to remember against the West Indies during the first T20I at Hyderabad, as he returned with figures of 2/36 in his quota of four overs. With the wickets of Shimron Hetmyer and Keiron Pollard, Chahal became the joint-highest wicket-taker in T20Is for India, along with R Ashwin -- 52 wickets.

In the process he also surpassed the tally of Jasprit Bumrah, who has 51 wickets to his name.

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What is noteworthy is that Chahal achieved the feat in 35 matches, 11 quicker than Ashwin. Also among the highest wicket-takers for India in the format, the leg-spinner has the best strike-rate -- 15.8. The next on the list is Bumrah.

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In the world, Ashwin and Chahal are 11th highest wicket-takers. Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga tops the charts with a whopping 106 wickets in 79 matches. The next on the list is Pakistan's Shahid Afridi, who has 97 wickets from 98 matches.

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