DC vs KKR: Sunil Narine creates history

New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spin bowler Sunil Narine has created history. Narine has become the first overseas spinner to take 150 wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He achieved this feat in the match played against Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Thursday.

Sunil Narine sent Lalit Yadav to the pavilion in his third over to reach the 150-mark. Let us know that Sunil Narine is the 9th and third overseas bowler in ipl history to have 150 victims in total. Among the overseas players, Dwayne Bravo and Lasith Malinga have achieved this feat before Narine. With this, Narine is also the sixth spinner in the IPL to take 150 wickets in the aggregate.

Highest wicket-taker in IPL:-

Dwayne Bravo - 159 matches, 181 wickets
Lasith Malinga - 122 matches, 170 wickets
Amit Mishra - 154 matches, 166 wickets
Yuzvendra Chahal - 122 matches, 157 wickets
Piyush Chawla - 165 matches, 157 wickets
R Ashwin - 175 matches, 152 wickets
Bhuvneshwar Kumar - 140 matches, 151 wickets
Harbhajan  Singh - 163 matches, 150 wickets
Sunil Narine - 143 matches, 150 wickets

Let us know that Sunil Narine has seen many ups and downs in his international career. In 2020, there was a complaint of Narine's suspicious bowling action. Then in that difficult time, KKR was seen standing with Narine. Even after making changes in the bowling action, Narine's bowling still has the edge. Narine has taken seven wickets in nine matches so far in the current IPL season. During this time, his economy rate has been 5.31, which is very good in terms of T20 cricket.

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