In the first match of the three-match ODI series against (SL), leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal made a great start. In this match, he gave important success to India by taking two wickets. The Kutchla pair was seen together in one match after two years. Together they brought 4 successes to the Indian team. In such a situation, now UG has a great chance to achieve a big achievement in the second match.
Spinner has a chance to create history in the second ODI
These two spinners were last seen together in the 2019 World Cup. But, this tournament could not live up to the expectations. After which both of them did not get a chance together again in the playing 11. After 2 years, both got a chance to play in the first match against the Sri Lankan team in ODIs. In such a situation, now Chahal and Kuldeep have a great chance to prove their pair again.
Yuzvendra Chahal has a chance to make a new record in the second ODI against Sri Lanka. While bowling in 55 ODIs, he has taken 94 wickets. In such a situation, if he manages to take 6 wickets in the second ODI against Sri Lanka, then he will equal Mohammed Shami’s record for completing the fastest 100 ODI wickets.
Kuldeep has scored a century of wickets in 58 ODIs
Mohammed Shami is the first bowler to take the fastest 100 wickets from the Indian team. He had done this feat in 56 matches. Surprisingly, it took them 6 years and 17 days to create this history. At present, if Yuzvendra Chahal is unable to take 6 wickets in the second ODI and misses to equalize Shami. Even then they will have a good chance. He can match Jasprit Bumrah in the third ODI against Sri Lanka.
In fact, Bumrah has played a total of 57 ODIs for the Indian team so far. In which he has taken 100 wickets. Bumrah’s name is second after Shami in the list of fastest 100 wickets in ODIs. Kuldeep Yadav has also made a place in this list. He has taken 100 wickets while playing 58 ODIs. He had registered this achievement in his name in 2 years 208 days.
UG has already taken 6 wickets in ODIs
Although it may seem difficult to get 6 wickets in ODIs, but Yuzvendra Chahal has mastered in doing so. He took 6 wickets for 42 runs while bowling in 10 overs of ODI match played in Melbourne against Australia in 2019. This is the best performance of his career. Not only this, he has taken 6 wickets in T20 format.
He did this feat in the match against England in Bangalore in 2017. At that time, the leg-spinner took 6 wickets for 25 runs in 4 overs. In such a situation, Yuji has the ability to match Shami’s record. In such a situation, it will be interesting to see whether he can achieve this record in the second ODI.