Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal claimed six wickets to demolish England and hand India a 75-run series-clinching win in the third and final Twenty20 international in Bangalore on Wednesday.
The youngster recorded his T20 best of 6-25 to help skittle out England for 127 in 16.3 overs. The visitors, chasing 203, lost eight wickets for eight runs in the space of 18 deliveries in a shocking collapse.
The win meant India won the T20, ODI and Test series against England as Virat Kohli’s captaincy era in all formats began in style,
And here’s how Twitter reacted to the wins – with Chahal’s performance being the cherry on the cake.
Best Bowling figures for India:Tests: A Kumble born in BengaluruODI: S Binny born in BengaluruT20I: Y Chahal plays for Bengaluru in IPL— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) February 2, 2017
Kohli: Kisne kitne chakke maare?KL Rahul: 1 a biggie 😏Raina: 5 😘Dhoni: 2 🙂Yuvraj: 3 😎Yuzvendra Chahal : Hold My Beer 😂— Godman Chikna (@Madan_Chikna) February 2, 2017
T 2521 – Yuvi what a display of 6’s .. Raina what a catch on the boundary .. Chahal incredible bowling .. Entire team you make us so proud ! pic.twitter.com/Nxe465foHQ— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 1, 2017
Flights it. Bowls it full.Bowls with the new ball in first 6 overs. Rare stuff this from the little fella. Well done Yuzvendra Chahal!👏👏👏— Sanjay Manjrekar (@sanjaymanjrekar) February 1, 2017
Cannot wait to see Chahal endorsing Endura Mass now.— Aakash (@PUNchayati) February 1, 2017
Test- Nair.ODI- Jadhav.T20- Chahal.India found 3 great players in 3 series.#IndvEng— Sunil- The Cricketer (@1sInto2s) February 1, 2017
He hasn’t bowled a spell, he has cast a spell. Well done Chahal 👏👏👏 #INDvENG— Gaurav Kapur (@gauravkapur) February 1, 2017
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