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Yuzvendra Chahal Makes IPL History as the First Bowler to Claim 200 Wickets! 🏏✨


In a groundbreaking achievement in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Yuzvendra Chahal, the star spinner from Rajasthan, has etched his name into the annals of cricket history by becoming the first bowler to take 200 wickets. This monumental milestone was reached during a game against Mumbai, where Chahal took the wicket of Mohammad Nabi in the 8th over. Not only did he bowl Nabi out, but Chahal also impressively caught the return catch himself.

After reaching this landmark, Chahal celebrated emotionally on the field, looking up at the sky while kneeling, overwhelmed by his achievement. This significant moment marks Chahal's leadership in the IPL's all-time wicket-takers list, staying ahead of other renowned bowlers like Dwayne Bravo and Piyush Chawla. Chahal's record now stands at 200 wickets from just 153 IPL matches, a testament to his skill and consistency as a leading spin bowler in the league.