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List of records Deepak Chahar created with his 6-wicket haul against Bangladesh in Nagpur T20I

All the major stats and records created by Deepak Chahar with his brilliant bowling performance.

Deepak Chahar
Deepak Chahar. (Photo Source: Twitter)

India clinched the 3-match T20I series against Bangladesh thanks to a special effort from pacer Deepak Chahar. The 27-year-old took six wickets for just seven runs in his 3.2 overs as he took wickets every time he was brought into the attack and finished the game with a hat-trick. The Indian bowlers struggled to hold the wet ball and conceded way too many boundaries. However, Chahar’s breakthroughs saw Bangladesh’s chase going wayward and India sealing a 30-run win.

All the major stats and records created by Deepak Chahar with his brilliant bowling performance:

1 – Deepak Chahar became the first Indian to take a hat-trick in Men’s T20I cricket. In Women’s cricket, Ekta Bisht took a hat-trick for India during the 2012 WT20 against Sri Lanka.

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1 – Deepak is also now the first pacer to take a 6-wicket haul in Men’s T20I cricket. Across Men’s and Women’s T20Is, Chahar is the 4th pacer with a 6-wicket haul and his 6/7 are the best figures among them. The previous best figures for a pacer in Men’s T20Is were 5/4 by Pedro Arrighi of Argentia against Brazil last month.


6/7 – Chahar recorded the best ever bowling figures in T20I format in Men’s cricket. In this process, he surpassed Ajantha Mendis’ figures of 6/8 against Zimbabwe during the 2012 WT20.

Only one bowler recorded better figures in Women’s cricket. Mas Elysa finished with figures of 6/3 for Malaysia against the China Women in January this year.

Also Read: Deepak Chahar registers best-ever bowling figures in Men’s T20Is


6/7 – The bowling figures of 6/7 by Chahar are now the joint-best for any pacer in the Twenty20 history. Overall, these are the joint 4th best bowling figures in this format.

Lasith Malinga for Melbourne Stars in 2012/13 BBL game had figures of 6/7 against Perth Scorchers while Kyle Jamieson finished with the same during the 2018/19 Super Smash game for Canterbury against Auckland.


6/12 – Deepak now holds the record for the best bowling figures in the T20 format on Indian soil. He thus surpassed Alzarri Joseph’s 6/12 for the Mumbai Indians in this year’s IPL against Sunrisers Hyderabad.


6/14 – Chahar has also claimed the record for the best figures by an Indian in the Twenty20 format. During the 2014/15 Syed Mushtaq Ali game, Services’ Deepak Punia took 6/14 in his four overs against Haryana.


8 – Deepak Chahar took a total of eight wickets in this series; the most by an Indian pacer in a bilateral T20I series. He thus surpassed Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s seven wickets in the 2018 series in South Africa. Overall, Chahar’s 8 wickets are the joint 2nd most for an Indian in a bilateral T20I series.

Ravichandran Ashwin bagged 9 wickets during the 3-match home T20I series against Sri Lanka in 2016. Yuzvendra Chahal also took 8 wickets in the series against England and Sri Lanka at home in 2017.

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