Sharjah. In a match of IPL 2021, on Sunday, RCB defeated Punjab Kings by 6 runs in a close match. Leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal performed brilliantly in the match. He gave only 29 runs in 4 overs and also took 3 big wickets. With this, Chahal has also become the highest wicket-taker during the IPL held in UAE. With the win, RCB’s team has also reached the playoffs of the T20 league. This is the team’s 8th win in 12 matches. Although Virat Kohli’s team has not yet won the IPL title.
Talking about Yuzvendra Chahal’s performance in UAE, he has taken 38 wickets so far. Apart from Chahal, fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah, playing for Mumbai Indians, has also taken 38 wickets. No other bowler has reached here. Although Chahal has not got a place in Team India for the T20 World Cup 2021. But his performance in the UAE has put pressure on the BCCI apart from the selectors. The matches of the World Cup are to be held in the UAE itself. Chahal has taken 14 wickets in 12 matches of the current IPL season.
Highest 18 wickets taken in Dubai
Yuzvendra Chahal has taken 18 wickets in Dubai. He has given 279 runs in 43 overs at an economy of 6.49. His best performance is 3 wickets for 11 runs. The average is 16 while the strike rate is 14. Apart from this, he has taken 10-10 wickets in Sharjah and Abu Dhabi. His economy in Sharjah is 6.14 while in Abu Dhabi it is 6.76. That is, scoring runs against him in Sharjah is not easy.
Bumrah got the most wickets in Abu Dhabi
Talking about Jasprit Bumrah, he has taken the maximum 18 wickets in Abu Dhabi. He has given 280 runs in 40 overs at an economy of 7. The average is 16 while the strike rate is 13. His best performance is 4 wickets for 20 runs. Bumrah has got 15 wickets in Dubai and only 5 wickets in Sharjah. Talking about Mumbai’s leg-spinner Rahul Chahar, he has given runs with an economy of more than 8 on all three grounds in UAE. He has so far taken only 17 wickets at all three venues. That is, less than half of Chahal. Chahar is included in the World Cup squad.