Rajasthan Royals’ Yuzvendra Chahal scripts history, achieves two massive feats against Punjab Kings

Yuzvendra Chahal

Rajasthan Royals (RR) star spin bowler Yuzvendra Chahal on Saturday, May the 7th, made two special records to his name after a great performance with the ball against Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the IPL 2022 match. Chahal took 3 for 28 in his quota of four overs and took wickets of Bhanuka Rajapakse, Mayank Agarwal and Jonny Bairstow to dismantle their batting. Including this match, Yuzi Chahal now has taken 22 wickets in 11 matches this season.


This is the fourth Indian Premier League (IPL) season in the history of the competition when Chahal has taken more than 20 wickets in a season.

With this, he has become the only player to take 20 or more wickets the Indian Premier League the most times. Earlier, he had taken more than 20 wickets in the year 2015, 2016, and 2020 season of the Indian Premier League as well.


In this respect, Chahal has equaled Lasith Malinga, who took more than 20 wickets in four IPL seasons playing for Mumbai Indians.

Chahal also holds the record for taking most wickets in an IPL season for Rajasthan Royals as a spinner. Chahal surpassed Shreyas Gopal, who took 20 wickets while playing for Rajasthan in IPL 2019. Shane Warne (2008) is at number three in the category with 19 wickets.


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