Watch Yuzvendra Chahal break the IPL record and help Rajasthan Royals beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 wickets!

Rajasthan Royals defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 wickets in the IPL 2023 on Thursday, the 11th of May 2023. Yuzvendra Chahal’s spin bowling destroyed the KKR batting lineup.

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Yuzvendra Chahal break the IPL record

Chahal took 4 wickets in four overs and gave 25 runs. He became the leading wicket-taker in IPL history since 2008. He has taken 187 wickets in the IPL tournament. This record was held by Dwayne Bravo. He was well-supported by Trent Boult, who took 2 wickets. He sent four KKR batsmen (Venkatesh Iyer, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, and Shardul Thakur) to the pavilion.

Other IPL bowlers

  • Bravo took Wickets 183
  • Piyush Chawla Wickets 174
  • Amit Mishra Wickets 172
  • Ravichandran Ashwin Wickets 171

“I never thought when I came into the IPL with MI (Mumbai Indians) that I’ll get here. Lots of ups and downs, I’ve learned a lot from the downs and the folks around me. I’m here because of all the support I’ve got along the way with family and friends. Definitely grateful to all,”

Chahal said chat with the broadcaster

IPL 2023 Purple Cap: Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzvendra Chahal now become the most wicket-taker in IPL 2023. He has taken 21 wickets till RR 12th match. He now holds IPL 2023 Purple Cap.

Yuzvendra Chahal
Yuzvendra Chahal

Rajasthan Royals Performace

  • Yuzvendra Chahal took 4 wickets for 25 runs, becoming the leading wicket-taker in IPL history.
  • Chahal’s spin was too much for Kolkata’s batsmen, who were restricted to 149/8.
  • For Kolkata, only Venkatesh Iyer got going. Iyer top-scored for Kolkata with 57 runs.
  • Rajasthan Royals chased down the target in 18.1 overs. Rajasthan Royals won the match by 7 wickets.

Brief Scores

  • Kolkata Knight Riders 149/7 in 20 overs
  • Venkatesh Iyer’s 57 runs Highest for KKR
  • Yuzvendra Chahal 4/25
  • Trent Boult 2/15
  • KKR lost to Rajasthan Royals 151/1 in 13.1 overs
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal 98 not out
  • Sanju Samson 48 not out
  • by nine wickets.
  • Match result: RR won

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