India’s latest bowling sensation Deepak Chahar picks up his second hat-trick in three days. Just two days after bagging a sensational hat-trick against Bangladesh in the third and deciding T20 of the series, the pacer bowled yet another amazing spells in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019. Playing for Rajasthan, Chahar bowled four fantastic deliveries in the 12th over of the innings and jolted the Vidarbha batting line-up. He dismissed Shrikant Wagh, Darshan Nalkande and Akshay Wadkar in the fourth, fifth and sixth delivery of the and claimed the prestigious milestone once again. After claiming a wicket in his fourth delivery, the pacer bowled a wide. Nevertheless, he made an impeccable comeback and dismissed bagged a wicket in the fifth and sixth ball. In the same over, the pacer also dismissed Rushabh Rathod and took his first wicket of the day. Deepak Chahar Records Best Ever Figures in T20I Cricket With Six-Fer During IND vs BAN 3rd T20I Match, Becomes First Indian Man to Take Hat-Trick in Twenty20 Internationals.
Courtsey the fast bowler's stellar effort, Vidarbha were restricted to 99 in the first innings. However, the Rajasthan batsman failed to score the revised target of 107 runs inside 13 overs and lost the match by one run. Nevertheless, the 27-year old, who already received a lot of praises for his inspiring bowling spell against Bangladesh, again came in the selector's eye after this performance.
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In the game against Bangladesh, he dismissed Shaiful Islam, Mustafizur Rehman and Animul Islam off his consecutive deliveries to become the first Indian bowler to take a hat-trick in T20Is. In the same match, he took six wickets in total and his figures of 6/7 are the best for any bowler in the shortest international format. Playing for Chennai Super Kings Helped Me in Countering Dew, Says Deepak Chahar.
In the absence of Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, the pacer had already proved his mettle and by this performance, he has almost sealed a spot in India’s squad in the ICC World T20 2020. The selectors will certainly keep a close eye on the bowler and some more great spells can help the youngster to take giant strides in international cricket.