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| On Jul 17, 2021 2:12 PM IST

5 Indian players for whom SL series is important ahead of T20 WC


4. Deepak Chahar:

Deepak Chahal is hailed as a specialist bowler in T20 cricket. He was a regular in India’s T20 side until the start of the England series. Chahar warmed the benches in the entire five-match T20 series against England. Also, he had a forgettable outing in Australia in the T20 series in December 2020. However, the Indian fast bowler remains in the list of probable for India in the T20 World Cup.

He was outstanding with the ball for CSK in IPL 2021, taking 8 wickets in 7 games at an average of 24.12. Ahead of the Sri Lanka series, Chahal would be hopeful of making it into the playing XI in the team.

5. Prithvi Shaw

The kind of intent Prithvi Shaw showed in IPL 2021, all eyes will be on him in the first ODI against Sri Lanka. There are currently a lot of contenders for the opening spot for the T20 World Cup and Prithvi Shaw also remains one of them.

His exploits in IPL 2021 have impressed one and all. If he could carry on his IPL form against Sri Lanka, then the Indian youngster, perhaps, could be added to India’s T20 squad for the T20 World Cup. Chances are less, however, Shaw’s aggressive approach in the first six overs makes him a serious contender.

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