Deepak Chahar holds the record of best bowling figures of 6 wickets for 7 wickets in a T20I match
Deepak Chahar holds the record of best bowling figures of 6 wickets for 7 wickets in a T20I match

During a match against Bangladesh in Nov, 2019, Deepak Chahar ended the match with the figures of 6-7. This is the best bowling figures in a T20I match. He surpassed Sri Lanka’s Ajantha Mendis’s record of 6 for 8.

He also became the first Indian to take a hat-trick in the shortest format of the game.

About Deepak Chahar (from Wikipedia Page)

Deepak Lokendrasingh Chahar (𝗯𝗼𝗿𝗻 𝟳 𝗔𝘂𝗴 𝟭𝟵𝟵𝟮) is an Indian professional cricketer.

He is a right hand medium-pace bowler and lower-order batsman, who plays for Rajasthan in domestic cricket and Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.

He became the first Indian cricketer to take a hat-trick in a Twenty20 International.

He is the younger brother of Bollywood model and actress Malti Chahar and elder brother of cricketer Rahul Chahar.

In January 2020, Chahar was awarded with the T20I Performance of the Year by the International Cricket Council (ICC), after taking six wickets for seven runs against Bangladesh.

In May 2018, he was named in India’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for the series against England.

He made his T20I debut for India on 8 July 2018.

In his debut match against England he dismissed Jason Roy.

He was also the second bowler after Siddarth Kaul to make his debut in this UK tour.

He made his One Day International debut for India against Afghanistan on 25 September 2018 during 2018 Asia Cup.

Refer to Best Cricket Records Website ESPNCrickInfo for more such interesting information.

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