Yuzvendra Chahal
Yuzvendra Chahal. (Photograph Supply: BCCI)

Former India pacer Ashish Nehra has heaped praises on wrist-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal’s very good bowling efficiency within the third T20I in opposition to South Africa on the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Vizag on June 14. Chahal completed with figures of three/20 from his 4 overs at an economic system charge of 5. His spell performed a vital function in serving to the Males in Blue preserve their sequence hopes alive.

Analyzing the leggie’s ways within the final match, Nehra stated that not solely was he again to his aggressive finest but additionally different his size and tempo rather well. The technique labored extraordinarily properly within the spinner’s favour as he accounted for South Africa’s tamed middle-order trio of Rassie van der Dussen, Dwaine Pretorius, and a well-set Heinrich Klassen.

Yuzvendra Chahal different his size and tempo very properly: Ashish Nehra

“Just a few occasions have we seen Harshal Patel bowl within the powerplay for RCB. This time he conceded a bit however picked up a wicket as properly. The aggressive Chahal was on present at present, the one we all know. He different his size and tempo very properly at present. After the final match, Chahal will need to have thought that he was just a little defensive,” Ashish Nehra stated on Cricbuzz.

“Chahal had fully trapped the batters together with his flight. He fully took the center order aside by himself, and by the point he was carried out together with his first three overs, the match was properly out of South Africa’s grasp,” he added.

The Proteas had an off day with the ball and the bat regardless of skipper Temba Bavuma having received a 3rd straight toss and deciding to bowl first. The bowlers didn’t make early inroads as Ruturaj Gaikwad (57), and Ishan Kishan (54) added 97 runs for the primary wicket earlier than Hardik Pandya’s (31*) ending touches helped India end at 179/5.

In reply, the guests’ chase may by no means take off within the first place as they saved on dropping wickets at common intervals and have been ultimately bundled out for 131 within the remaining over to go down by 48 runs. Nevertheless, the guests nonetheless lead the five-match sequence 2-1.