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Yuzvendra Chahal Creates History to Become First Indian Bowler to 350 T20 Wickets

Yuzvendra Chahal, the wily leg-spinner from Rajasthan Royals, continues to etch his name in the annals of T20 cricket history. In the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Chahal achieved a remarkable feat by becoming the first Indian bowler to take 350 wickets in the shortest format of the game.

Within the all-time list for the highest wicket-takers for the shortest format

1 DJ Bravo 625
2 Rashid Khan 572
3 Sunil Narine 549
4 Imran Tahir 502
5 Shakib Al Hasan 482
6 Andre Russell 443
7 Wahab Riaz 413
8 Lasith Malinga 390
9 Sohail Tanvir 389
10 Chris Jordan 368
11 Yuzvendra Chahal 350

Among spinners, he is also the sixth-highest wicket-taker in the shortest format of the game

Rashid Khan 572
Sunil Narine 549
Imran Tahir 502
Shakib Al Hasan 482
Yuzvendra Chahal 350

The Milestone Moment

The historic moment unfolded at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi on Tuesday, when Chahal dismissed the Delhi Capitals’ skipper, Rishabh Pant. This wicket not only added to Chahal’s tally but also propelled him to the 11th position in the all-time list of highest wicket-takers in T20 cricket, making him the lone Indian within the top 15.

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