Deepak Chahar is an Indian cricketer who plays for the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Chahar is known for his impressive swing bowling and has been a key player for the Chennai Super Kings over the years. However, he is not a part of the playing XI in the ongoing matches of CSK in IPL 2023. In this article, we will discuss the reasons behind Chahar’s absence from the team in the match.
Deepak Chahar has been an important player for the Chennai Super Kings over the years. He has been the team’s leading wicket-taker in the last two seasons and has often bowled in the powerplay overs, providing crucial breakthroughs to the team.
Chahar’s absence from the playing XI is a significant blow for the team, as they would be missing out on his impressive swing bowling skills. However, the team management would want to prioritize Chahar’s fitness over his availability for the match, as his absence could prove to be a long-term setback for the team.
Deepak Chahar returned in time and was fit to play in IPL 2023. He played in the first three matches for Chennai Super Kings against the likes of Gujarat Titans, Lucknow Super Giants and Mumbai Indians. However, he failed to pick any wicket in these three matches and conceded 94 runs.
Why Deepak Chahar is not playing in IPL 2023 ?
During the match against rivals Mumbai Indians in IPL 2023, Deepak Chahar suffered a hamstring injury. Chahar was reportedly struggling with a hamstring injury, which forced the team management to rest him for the upcoming matches. In the match against MI, he managed to bowl only 1 over and before being substituted by Ambati Rayudu as an Impact Player.
The team management would want to prioritize Chahar’s fitness over his availability for the match, as his absence could prove to be a long-term setback for the team. We hope that Chahar recovers soon and makes a strong comeback in the tournament.
India has always been the giants of cricket. The reason behind the dominance of India in the world of cricket is talented and quality players. The country has a plenty of cricketers who have the ability to play at the international level. However, this large availability of deserving players is a major cause of headache for the selectors. There is a limit on the number of players in a squad which is generally fifteen to eighteen. Whenever the squad of Indian Cricket Team is announced for any tournament or series, one or two deserving players fail to get a place in the team. Many a times, even the popular and experienced players didn’t get a place in the squad. In the recent times, Deepak Chahar is that one popular name who failed to get a place in the Indian team. Let’s see Why Deepak Chahar is not playing in T20 World Cup 2022?
The Indian squad for upcoming T20 World Cup 2022 has been announced. Fast swing bowler, Deepak Chahar failed to get a place in the T20 World Cup 2022 Squad. He also did not get a place in the Asia Cup 2022 squad. It has been quite unfair for him as he was also ignored last year for the Indian T20 World Cup 2021 Squad.
India squad for ICC T20 World Cup
Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh.
Standby players – Mohd. Shami, Shreyas Iyer, Ravi Bishnoi, Deepak Chahar.
Why Deepak Chahar is not playing in T20 World Cup 2022?
Deepak Chahar is not playing in T20 World Cup 2022 because he sustained an injury which ruled him out of the World Cup. Initially, he did not get a place in the 15-member squad of India. He was kept in the list of standby players. The selectors did not pick him in the main squad because he was injured for most of the time and did not play sufficient cricket in 2022.
However, Chahar was seen as the perfect replacement for Jasprit Bumrah who was ruled out of the tournament with a back injury. Chahar was also named in the playing 11 against South Africa. But he sustained a back injury after the third and final T20I against South Africa and also did not feature in India’s Playing XI in the first ODI in Lucknow.
In the end, Mohammed Shami was named as the replacement for injured Jasprit Bumrah and Shardul Thakur has been brought in as the replacement for Deepak Chahar in the reserves.