Sharjah: Rajasthan Royals (RR) all-rounder Ben Stokes believes that RCB bowler Yuzvendra Chahal should have been given the ‘man of the match’ for his excellent bowling against KKR.
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After the match, this award was given to AB de Villiers for his explosive batting. De Villiers scored a brilliant 73 against AB de Villiers against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) with the help of 33 balls, 5 fours and 6 sixes, and raised his team’s score to 192/2 in 20 overs.
– Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) October 12, 2020
Chahal gave 12 runs and took 1 wicket in his 4 overs at an economy rate of 3 in this match played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. He bowled KKR captain Dinesh Karthik on a personal score of 1 run. This very economical bowling by Chahal helped RCB to get a great win of 82 runs.
Ben Stokes wrote on Twitter, “In this game of batsmen, Yuzvendra Chahal should have been given the man of the match here, the best bowling figures in Sharjah too.”
In a batters game @yuzi_chahal should get MOM here, incredible figures especially as it’s in Sharjah
– Ben Stokes (@ benstokes38) October 12, 2020
Chahal has performed brilliantly in the current IPL season, taking 10 wickets in his 7 matches at an average of 19.10 and an economy rate of 7.07. Virat Kohli’s RCB team has won 5 of these 7 matches and remains third in the point table.