Born in Bhavnagar, Chetan Sakariya has bean an exceptional player for his team, Saurashtra in the domestic tournaments. He made his debut for Saurashtra in February 2018 against Baroda in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018/19. He was on the expensive side, but managed to pick up 2 wickets and the team went on to the semifinals of the tournament. Then, soon he featured in the Ranji Trophy and Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy as well. Until now, he has been most successful in the T20 format with 43 wickets at an average of 20.53.
Chetan Sakariya was phenomenal in his debut season in the Indian Premier League. He put in all his efforts in all three departments, bowling, fielding, and batting. In 14 matches, Chetan scalped 14 wickets at an average of 30.42. His economy was 8.12, which is quite acceptable for the player making his debut in the Indian Premier League against the top cricketers in the world. His variations and skills of using the slower balls helped the team to get wickets in crucial times.
Chetan scored 16 runs in the Indian Premier League 2021, in 5 innings he featured for the Rajasthan Royals team. He tried to stitch crucial partnerships along with the other players, and will look to take this as a learning experience to succeed in the domestic as well as upcoming IPL seasons. By his stance and shot selection, he looked to be interested in providing the contribution. With him also looked as a bowling option for the Indian team, he is expected to focus more on his batting skills to have an edge over the other players who will be competing for a place.
Chetan bats predominantly at no. 10 or no. 11 position, and it is not easy for him to face the wrath of the bowlers who are clocking 140 kmph against him. The batting position also determines the players ability to score runs, as he can have that freedom to play shots more often, and never think of another player at the other end. In his point of view, Chetan has got very less opportunities with the bat in the T20 format. In 32 T20 appearances, he has been able to bat only 8 times, and it will not be possible to score a century in that batting position.
Chetan Sakariya played in his debut IPL season for Rajasthan Royals. He was bought by the franchise for 1.2 Crores, which is the salary of Chetan Sakariya. He got this much amount due to his 2 years experience in the domestic cricket, in which he displayed his ability to contain runs and pick wickets. This was quite evident in his performance, in which he picked up 14 wickets and impressed the Indian team management as well, and got to make his debut against Sri Lanka.
Chetan has not hit any big shots in a while, with the latest tournament being the IPL 2021. He has displayed an intent to hit sixes during the tournament. During one of the shots, he tried to finish the innings well by hitting a maximum, but failed to it as he was caught on the boundary line. He has hit one maximum in first class cricket, and would look to increase his hitting prowess to hit big shots and give a fine finish to his teams from the next Indian Premier League seasons.
Chetan Sakariya IPL batting has not been noteworthy until now, and he could not provide enough contributions in limited chances he got, while the team collapsed or when the wickets fell in the death overs. But is observed that Chetan has a liking to the batting, and always kept looking for contributing to the team by rotating the strike or being defensive to save his wicket and allow the main batter, who was at the other end to take charge and score crucial runs. He will look to improve his batting performances by tournaments like Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, and gain advices by coaches to improve his batting skills.
Chetan was quite impressive in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2020/21. He was the top wicket taker for the team with 12 wickets in 5 matches, and impressed the Talent scouts of the IPL teams, as the tournament was televised.
He rightfully reaped the benefits of this performances in the IPL 2021 auction, where several teams bid for him to include him in their bowling arsenal. Chetan Sakariya IPL auction price was a whooping 1.2 crores spent by the Rajasthan Royals franchise.
It was the first season for young left arm fast bowler Chetan Sakariya, who played for Rajasthan Royals. Chetan Sakariya was quite impressive for the Rajasthan Royals, with his terrific capability to take wickets by variations and his back length balls which troubled the batters throughout the season. The Rajasthan Royals team management and the captain Sanju Samson trusted him to give breakthroughts, when the team most needed it during crucial phase of the game, and was one of the reasons for the team having a chance to qualify in their penultimate league match.
Chetan Sakariya proved to be a gun fielder for the Rajasthan Royals team, and is said to have displayed similar efforts in the domestic cricket as well for Saurashtra. Chetan predominantly fields at the third man or short third man positions, like all the fast bowlers usually does. At this position only, Chetan Sakariya plucked a stunning catch during the match against Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League 2021. This happened during the 18th over of the match, when Nicholas Pooran was facing Chris Morris. It was a terrific effort by Chetan to take a flying catch to contain the opposition and deny them a fine finish to the innings. He also took a stunning catch of Dinesh Karthik in a game against KKR in IPL 2021.
Yes Chetan Sakariya featured in Indian Premier League 2021 and was quite successful in his debut season for the Rajasthan Royals. Chetan Sakariya wickets helped the team to have an edge over the competitors in crucial moments. He managed to grab 14 wickets in 14 matches, and was one of the best bowlers for the team. He usually came in and surpised batsmen with his accuracy and skills to deceive them. His trademark celebration and smile was the highlight, while playing for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021.
Chetan Sakariya featured for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League 2021, and it was a fine effort from the debutant to pick 14 wickets in the season. The trust by the team management and the captain was a success, when the bowler was able to contain runs and pick wickets in a fine manner. He was quite impressive in thr Phase 1, and got an opportunity to make his debut for Indian team in the series against Sri Lanka, and would look to be proficient in the next few tournaments to scale his career to new heights.
Chetan Sakariya was spotted early by the talent scout and management of Rajasthan Royals franchises in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. It was quite a heated battle by the different franchises to include him in their bowling attack for the Indian Premier League 2021. He was finally bought at the price of 1.2 Crores by the Rajasthan Royals, and emerged as one of the best bowlers for the team. He may be retained by the franchise, due to his variations and skills to decieve the batsmen in crucial situations.
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