Jaipur (Rajasthan) : India and Rajasthan Royals (RR) spinner Yuzvendra Chahal became the joint-highest wicket-taker in Indian Premier League (IPL) history on Sunday.
The bowler did so during his side’s IPL 2023 match against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Jaipur. In the match, Chahal had a memorable outing. He took 4/29 in his four overs at an economy rate of 7.20. He took the prized wickets of Anmolpreet Singh, Heinrich Klaasen, Abhishek Sharma and skipper Aiden Markram.
Chahal now has 183 IPL wickets in just 142 innings at an average of 21.60 and an economy rate of 7.65. His best bowling figures are 5/40.
He has the same number of wickets as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) legend Dwayne Bravol, who took 161 matches to get to this amount of wickets.
Following these two IPL greats are: Piyush Chawla (174), Amit Mishra (172) and Ravichandran Ashwin (171 wickets).