Lakshmipathy Balaji On Deepak Chahar: Apart from Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami will also not be a part of the Indian team in the Asia Cup 2022. The Indian team will start its campaign against Pakistan on August 28. Meanwhile, former Indian fast bowler Lakshmipathy Balaji has given a big statement. He said that in the absence of both Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami in the team for the Asia Cup, Deepak Chahar must be selected for the playing XI.
‘Deepak Chahar a great choice in the absence of Bumrah and Shami’
It is worth noting that Deepak Chahar has been kept as a standby player for the Asia Cup. Actually, Deepak Chahar had not been playing cricket for a long time, was out of the field due to that injury. Recently, he made a comeback in the series against Zimbabwe. Deepak was injured in the third T20 match against West Indies in February this year. Chennai Super Kings bowling coach Balaji believes Deepak Chahar has the ability to take wickets with the new ball, he will prove to be a great option on the Dubai wicket. The former Indian player said that in the absence of Bumrah and Shami, Deepak Chahar is the best option.
‘Deepak Chahar has improved a lot over time’
Former Indian fast bowler Lakshmipathy Balaji believes that Deepak Chahar has improved a lot over time. He is a hardworking cricketer. However, this player will have to wait for the opportunity to get selected in the Indian team. Balaji says that whether or not to be selected in the team is not in the hands of the cricketer, so Deepak Chahar will have to bowl consistently without worrying about the selection. Lakshmipathy Balaji further said that Deepak Chahar has an amazing ability to swing the ball. Also he said that this player is now more fit than before.
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