Deepak Chahar turned the 3rd T20 against Bangladesh on its head when he delivered an economical spell by giving away just 7 runs in four overs and picked up six wickets that includes a hat trick. Chahar registered the best figures in the shortest version of the game and made India win the decider from the jaws of defeat.
However, the Agra born Rajasthan bound cricketer didn’t stop from here as he claimed another hat trick in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy. On Tuesday, exactly two days after he became the first Indian bowler to take a hat trick in International cricket, he picked four wickets from 6 balls while playing against Vidarbha in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Deepak finished with figures of 4 for 18 in 3 overs which also included a hat-trick and a maiden over as Rajasthan restricted a strong Vidarbha to 99 for 9 in 13 overs in Thiruvananthapuram.
Chahar claimed the hat trick in the 13th over of the first innings after he dismissed Darshan Nalkande, Shrikant Wagh and Akshay Wadkar. Akshay Wakhare was the next batsman but rain halted the play and the score was revised to 107 runs in 13 overs. Rajasthan could not chase the target and Chahar’s efforts went in vein. However, his great run of form is a happening sign for the national team and will hope to continue in the upcoming T20 series against West Indies.