Yuzvendra Chahal dismisses West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard in the first T20I at Rajiv Gandhi International stadium on Friday.
Yuzvendra Chahal dismisses West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard in the first T20I at Rajiv Gandhi International stadium on Friday.
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Yuzvendra Chahal registered his name in the record books as he became India's joint-highest wicket-taker in T20 Internationals in the first T20I against West Indies. The Haryana bowler equalled off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin's tally of 52 wickets.

After 17 overs the visitors looked on course with 172/3 having Shimron Hetmyer (56) and skipper Kieron Pollard (37) on the crease.

Chahal, who had conceded 30 runs off his three overs, came to bowl the 18th over. In the span of three balls he got rid of both the set batsman. First Hetmyer was caught at long-on by Rohit, two balls later the leg-spinner cleaned Pollard's stumps.

In the third T20I against Bangladesh, Chahal had completed 50 wickets in the shortest format of the game. His career's best figures 6/25 came against England in the decisive match at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium that helped India to clinch the series 2-1.

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