Deepak Chahar Given ODI Debut, Becomes 223rd Player to Represent India


Deepak Chahar turned the 223rd participant to symbolize India in ODIs after the quick bowler from Rajasthan made his debut towards Afghanistan in Asia Cup on Tuesday. The ODI debut comes simply two months after he acquired his India cap – when he performed towards England within the T20I collection.The 26-year-old had a nervous begin to his ODI profession although as he discovered himself within the firing line of Mohammad Shahzad’s onslaught. The pacer later returned to assert his maiden wicket within the type of Gulbadin Naib for 15. His remaining returns on the day learn 4-0-37-1.

Chahar’s profession graph has been on an upward trajectory ever since he made his debut within the Ranji Trophy on the age of 18 and dismantled the Hyderabad batting line-up for simply 21 – which stays the bottom rating in Indian home cricket. Chahar picked eight for 10 and completed the season with 30 wickets.

Nevertheless, accidents put him off the radar for some time and it was solely in IPL underneath MS Dhoni that Chahar reached his true potential. First, he performed for Rising Pune Supergiants earlier than transferring to Chennai Tremendous Kings, the place he was a significant cog of the title-winning group.

The 26-year-old picked 10 wickets at a mean of 27.80. He impressed everybody with the brand new ball and Dhoni most popular utilizing him on the prime relatively than the loss of life overs.

Chahar the truth is credited Dhoni and stated he was a key cause in his grooming,

“He grooms the gamers. He used me extra with the brand new ball. I had even requested him the rationale behind not utilizing me within the loss of life overs, and he stated that one ought to enhance slowly. That’s one thing he practiced on the sphere as nicely. Initially, he would ask me to bowl a few overs, slowly he gave me a couple of extra overs. Then in the previous few matches, I used to be launched within the 12th or the 13th over. He has an enormous data of methods to use a specific participant. That’s the rationale he’s such an incredible captain. He is aware of methods to get one of the best out of a participant, and that helped me. I doubt whether or not it will have been this straightforward had there been another captain,” Chahar had stated to Sportstar.

His youthful brother Rahul Chahar is a leg-break bowler who performs for the Mumbai Indians.

First Revealed: September 25, 2018, 5:24 PM IST


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