“My Efforts Have Paid Off”: Chahar After Claiming Greatest-Ever T20I Figures

India vs Bangladesh: Deepak Chahar Says

Deepak Chahar was the wrecker-in-chief for India as they outclassed Bangladesh in third T20I. © AFP

Deepak Chahar blew away the Bangladesh batting order within the third T20I handy India a 2-1 collection win on the VCA Stadium right here on Sunday. With the guests chasing a goal of 175, the 27-year-old Rajasthan seamer bagged 6 wickets for simply 7 runs, together with a hat-trick, from three.2 overs to return with the most effective ever figures within the historical past of T20 internationals, surpassing the earlier file held by Sri Lanka’s Ajantha Mendis who scalped 6/eight in opposition to Zimbabwe in 2012.


Man of the Match Chahar’s heroics on Sunday took his collection tally to eight wickets for 56 runs in 10.2 overs, incomes him the Man of the Collection award.

“I by no means considered this, not even in my desires. I’ve been attempting to work arduous since my childhood and my efforts have paid off,” Chahar mentioned within the post-match presentation ceremony.


Chahar dismissed Liton Das and Soumya Sarkar upfront earlier than breaking a 98-run stand between Mohammad Naim and Mohammad Mithun that had put Bangladesh in cruise mode. He then worn out the tail with a hat-trick, the primary by an Indian male cricketer, and 12th general, in T20 internationals.

“Rohit was planning to offer me the essential overs and the administration needed to do the identical. I all the time give attention to the subsequent ball and preserve doing that till I full my spell,” Chahar mentioned.

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