on Thursdayannounced the 20-member Indian cricket team for the tour of Sri Lanka. In the absence of experienced players in this squad, young players have been given a chance. 6 uncapped players were selected in the team, in which the name of fast bowler Chetan Sakariya was included. The youngster has got India’s call-up at the age of 26 and is expected to get a chance to make his debut against Sri Lanka. So let us tell you 10 interesting facts related to Sakariya in this article.
Know here 10 interesting facts related to Chetan Sakariya
1- Chetan Sakariya was born on 28 February 1998 in Bhavnagar, Gujarat to Kanjibhai and Varshaben.
2- Sakariya initially wanted to become a batsman, but when he was in class XI, he became a fast bowler.
3- He came into limelight after taking 18 wickets for Saurashtra in six matches in the 2015 Cooch Behar Trophy.
4- Sakariya has auditioned for Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals to play in the IPL.
5- Chetan Sakaria was also a part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team as a net bowler during IPL 2020.
6- He was also a part of Saurashtra’s Ranji Trophy winning team in 2020.
7- He was included in the team after being bought by Rajasthan Royals for 1.2 crores.
8-In the first half, Chetan Sakariya took 7 wickets in 7 matches. In this, the best performance against Royal Challengers Bangalore, when 31 runs for 3 wickets.
9- Chetan Sakariya made his debut in domestic cricket at the age of 26. Where he took 41, 10, 35 wickets in 15 First Class, 7 List A and 20 T20s matches.
10 – Sakariya’s performance in the Cooch Behar Trophy earned him a scholarship and also trained under Glenn McGrath at the MRF Pace Foundation.