Indian leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal Came to play for county after not being selected in the World Cup team. While debuting for Kent team in the County Championship, he bowled amazingly. Yuzvendra Chahal performed brilliantly in his debut match and took three wickets for the opposition Nottinghamshire team. current asia cup And has not been selected in the Indian team for the upcoming World Cup. There has been a debate among experts regarding this. Chahal decided to play the County Championship and has also received approval from BCCI.
Chahal’s magic in the County Championship
33-year-old Indian leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal took three wickets for 52 runs in 20 overs on the second day of his first match played on Monday. Chahal dismissed Nottinghamshire batsmen Matthew Montgomery, Lyndon James and Kevin Harrison. In response to 446 runs scored by Kent, the team lost eight wickets for 219 runs. Chahal achieved his first success by bowling James. Kent had also signed an agreement with Indian fast bowler Arshdeep Singh in the same County Championship. Arshdeep Singh had taken 13 wickets in five matches.
Yuzvendra Chahal will play three county matches for Kent
Chahal has been a regular member of India’s T20 team, but has not played ODI matches since January this year. Yuzvendra Chahal last played for the Indian team in the five-match T20 International series against West Indies. Chahal has signed to play three county matches for Kent. He will play against Somerset after playing two matches at home against Nottinghamshire and Lancashire.
Career has been like this till now
Yuzvendra Chahal plays white ball cricket for India. He has played 72 ODI and 80 T20 International matches so far. In ODIs, he has taken 121 wickets at an average of 27.13. Apart from this, Chahal has taken 96 wickets in T20 International at an average of 25.09. He made his international debut in June 2016. He has not played a single test for India till now.
Chahal is an expert chess player
Apart from bowling, Chahal is also an expert chess player. In his free time he likes to play chess with his teammates. During an interview, he had said that there is no player in the team who can beat me in chess. Sometimes I enjoy this game with Ashwin and our trainer Shankar Basu.
I have to focus on red ball cricket: Chahal
Yuzvendra Chahal said during a recent interview that every player dreams of representing his team at the international level and playing white and red ball cricket for the country. My dream is also similar. I have achieved a lot in white ball cricket. Now I have to focus on red ball cricket. My dream is to have the tag of Test cricketer behind my name.
Chahal is being ignored
Many experts believe that the selectors are giving very less chances to Chahal in the team. Chahal was not given a place in the team even for the Asia Cup being played these days. Apart from this, he was also not given a place among the 15 players selected in the World Cup. So far in 2023, Chahal has played only two one-day matches, in which he has taken three wickets. He is mainly kept away from the ODI team.
Chahal got NOC from BCCI
According to a report in ‘Times of India’, after not being selected in the World Cup, Chahal has decided to play county cricket. He has also received NOC i.e. No Objection Certificate from BCCI. One condition of BCCI is that whenever the Indian team needs him, he will immediately join the Indian team.
Indian team for World Cup
Rohit Sharma (Captain)
Hardik Pandya (Vice-Captain)