Deepak Chahar Out of T20 World Cup 2022? Here’s the update
Updated on: Oct 12, 2022 11:25 am IST
India have faced another setback as one of their reserve bowlers is ruled out of the world cup squad. Indian main squad have already landed in Australia and even played a warmup game against Western Australia which they won. The reserve players are set to fly in another day or two.
T20 world cup: Deepak Chahar set to miss the flight to Australia
Deepak Chahar is one of the best exponents of new ball in T20 cricket. He can extract movement with the new ball even when there is very little help in the wicket. He comes as a package as well as he can be a really good hitter down the order. Although, his bowling in other phases is horrible, he has proved that he can be a smart operator even with all his limitations.
India are already without Jasprit Bumrah for the world cup, they are yet to name a replacement for him, the talks were that, Deepak Chahar was one of the names that selectors were considering as a replacement for Jasprit Bumrah.
Deepak Chahar played the T20I series against South Africa, he was also set to play the ODI series against them but he was injured and didn’t play any ODIs against them. It was expected that he would recover in time and fly to Australia just before the warmup games but the latest news is that, he has been ruled out of the world cup. He was one of the reserves for the world cup.
Injuries ruining Deepak Chahar’s peak years
Deepak Chahar is already into his 30s. He missed the IPL last year due to injury. He has a skillset that is valued highly across world cricket. He is a lethal new ball bowler and the powerplay wickets are extremely valuable. Deepak Chahar wouldn’t be fond of the year 2022, he will be hoping to start afresh after recovering from this injury.
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