Indian spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is 4 wickets away from Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar holds the record for most wickets in T20
new Delhi: The Indian team is ready to play the first T20 match against Sri Lanka. The first T20 will be played on January 3 (Tuesday) at Wankhede Stadium from 7 pm. Team India will be commanded by Hardik Pandya. Yuzvendra Chahal, the best spinner of the Indian team, has a great chance to take the most wickets in T20 for India in this series.
Currently Indian fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar holds the record for most wickets in T20 matches for India. He has taken 90 wickets in 87 matches. And Yuzvendra Chahal has taken 87 wickets in 71 matches. In such a situation, Yuzvendra Chahal has a great chance to overtake Bhuvneshwar Kumar. If he takes 4 wickets in the first T20 against Sri Lanka, then he will become the highest wicket-taker for Team India. If he takes 3 then he will come equal to Kumar.
Interestingly, Chahal has taken the maximum number of wickets while playing with Asian countries. He has taken a total of 20 wickets in 10 matches. Chahal played the last T20 against New Zealand in November. In which he proved to be very expensive in the last T20. He had scored 35 runs in 3 overs at an economy rate of 11.66.
India’s playing XI against Sri Lanka: Ishaan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, Hardik Pandya (captain), Deepak Hooda, Akshar Patel, Harshal Patel, Shivam Mavi, Umran Malik and Yuzvendra Chahal.
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 03, 2023, 18:58 IST