Former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh praised Yuzvendra Chahal for being the main wicket-taker within the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Chahal bowled 4/25 in 4 overs because the Rajasthan Royals (RR) gained by 9 wickets of their IPL 2023 match in opposition to the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Kolkata on Thursday, May 11. In the method, the leg-spinner (187) surpassed Lasith Malinga (183) to change into the event’s most profitable bowler in its 16-year existence.
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During a post-match chat on Star Sports, former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh praised Yuzvendra Chahal’s outstanding cricketing capability. Harbhajan went on to say that Chahal’s accomplishment is greater than that of some other IPL batter by way of stature. He argues that as a result of batters are way more well-liked, bowlers are generally disregarded.
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“If you compare his stature with any IPL batter, it will be higher than theirs. We forget bowlers at times because we give more importance to batters. He is as big a name as Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Suryakumar Yadav if we see his performances,” Harbhajan Singh mentioned.
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“Unfortunately, bowlers are not given that importance in our place but I am so glad to see his progress. When he was young, I remember the time when he came to the Mumbai Indians camp. He was very skillful at that time as well” Harbhajan Singh added.
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“Yuzvendra Chahal is still very young and will play for many years” – Harbhajan Singh
Harbhajan Singh believes Yuzvendra Chahal is second solely to Shane Warne within the artwork of leg spin. The cricketer-turned-commentator completed by stating that it might be troublesome for any bowler to beat Chahal’s eventual IPL wicket complete, elaborating:
“With the intelligence, he has gained while playing, he is an inspiration to everyone. If any leg-spinner wants to learn bowling, watch him bowl. There was one great Shane Warne and after that him,” Harbhajan Singh mentioned.
“He bowled the 19th over and didn’t allow Rinku Singh, a batter who has proved his might in this IPL, to move. He is still very young and will play for many years. It will take someone a long time to break the record he will set,” Harbhajan Singh added.
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Yuzvendra Chahal has 21 wickets within the IPL 2023, two greater than the trio of Mohammad Shami, Rashid Khan, and Tushar Deshpande.
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