IPL 2022, RR vs KKR: Wanted to bowl googly but changed my mind, says Yuzvendra Chahal after hat-trick helps Rajasthan Royals beat Kolkata Knight Riders | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Rajasthan Royals spinner Yuzvendra Chahal mentioned his googly was coming nicely however he determined to go for a safer possibility on the supply that bagged him his first hat-trick within the IPL and helped his group to a 7-run win towards Kolkata Knight Riders on Monday.
Chahal, who was declared the Participant of the Match, overshadowed some good batting by Shreyas Iyer (85) and Aaron Finch (58) to say his first hat-trick in IPL. Having dismissed Nitish Rana and Venkatesh Iyer earlier, the 31-year-old from Haryana claimed an excellent 5/40 for his greatest figures of this season.
It appeared like KKR had been cruising to victory after opener Aaron Finch struck a quick-fire 58 of 28 balls and skipper Shreyas Iyer, who hammered 85 off 51 deliveries. Each Finch and Shreyas shared a partnership of 106 runs for the second wicket in fast time.

“I needed to take wickets on this match to vary the outcome. I labored on my bowling. I spoke to the coaches and the skipper,” mentioned Chahal on the post-match ceremony on Monday.
Requested what was entering into his thoughts as he formed as much as bowl the hat-trick supply, Chahal mentioned he considered bowling a googly however modified his thoughts on the final second.
“I used to be considering of a googly however then I did not need to take an opportunity. Would have been a pleased with a dot ball as nicely on my hat-trick ball,” mentioned Chahal.

The leggie mentioned he modified his resolution on the spur of the second regardless that his googly was coming off nicely and had claimed him a wicket a couple of overs earlier. “My googly was popping out nicely and despatched it right down to Venkatesh Iyer,” he mentioned.

Chahal turned the match on its head by claiming the twenty first hat-trick of Indian Premier League (IPL) as he dismissed Shreyas Iyer, trapped lbw attempting to whip a supply pitching on the center. On the subsequent supply of the seventeenth over, Chahal had Shivam Mavi caught by Riyan Parag and accomplished his hat-trick when Pat Cummins edged again to Sanju Samson — going off for a prolonged celebration with a leap and a slide.
Chahal claimed the twenty first hat-trick in IPL historical past and although Umesh Yadav and Sheldon Jackson took it shut, Rajasthan Royals ultimately pulled off a memorable win.

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