Bowler Sandeep Sharma, who troubled the batsmen with his precise line length and swing, made a big achievement on Saturday. Playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad this season, Sandeep bowled brilliantly against Royal Challengers Bangalore. He blasted RCB's top order with the new ball.
Sandeep dismissed in-form RCB captain Virat Kohli for seven runs in the fifth over itself. Sandeep hunted Virat for the seventh time. With this, he became the first bowler to dismiss Kohli so much in the IPL. Sandeep overtook Ashish Nehra in this matter. Nehra has dismissed Virat six times in the IPL.
The Hyderabad bowler also equaled the record of veteran Zaheer Khan. He equaled Zaheer Khan's record of taking the most wickets of a single batsman in the IPL. Zaheer dismissed Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni 7 times during his time in the IPL.
Talk about the match, in this crucial match played in Sharjah, Sandeep took two wickets for 20 runs in the four overs bowled. He made two big batsmen of RCB, Devdutt Paddikkal and Virat Kohli, their victims.
Sandeep, who made his IPL debut in 2013, recently completed 100 wickets in his IPL career. Sandeep, who made his debut for Kings XI Punjab, has robbed many veterans of his swing bowling. It is worth noting that Sandeep has played 89 matches so far in his IPL career, taking 105 wickets at an average of 24 and an economy of 7.7.