Team India’s squad for Asia Cup has been announced. There are reports that Deepak Chahar, who was kept on standby, can get a place in the team.
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Team India has been announced for the Asia Cup 2022. There are no bowlers like Jasprit Bumrah, Harshal Patel in this team of India because both of them are injured. The good thing is that KL Rahul is back and Virat Kohli has also joined the team after the rest. However, according to media reports, there may still be a change in Team India. believed to be kept on standby Deepak Chahar Can get a place in Team India. How will all this happen? How will Deepak Chahar, who could not play cricket for 6 months due to injury, play the Asia Cup now?
Will Deepak Chahar play Asia Cup?
Deepak Chahar has got a place in the team for the ODI series against Zimbabwe. Although there are reports that this player can still get a place in the Asia Cup squad. According to the report of Inside Sport, if Deepak Chahar performs well on the Zimbabwe tour, then this player can also play in the Asia Cup. At present, this player has been kept in standby but if there is a good comeback in Zimbabwe, Deepak can be kept in the squad in place of Avesh Khan. Let us tell you that apart from bowling well in the powerplay, Deepak Chahar also bats well. Which can benefit Team India.
Chahar would be a good option in Bumrah’s absence
Since Jasprit Bumrah is not playing in the Asia Cup, if Deepak Chahar remains in the Indian team, it will only strengthen him. A member of the selection committee told Inside Sport, “It is absolutely true that Deepak Chahar could not have been directly selected for the Asia Cup as he was returning from injury. We also have an option to change before the tournament. Deepak will get a chance in Zimbabwe. If he performs well and he looks in rhythm, then we will definitely think about him.
The good thing is that Deepak Chahar is now completely fit. Recently Deepak Chahar had said that he is fit. If he wanted, he could have made a comeback 2-3 weeks earlier and could have played against West Indies as well but he thought of improving his fitness to 110 per cent and now he is all set. Let us tell you that Deepak Chahar has taken 26 wickets in 20 T20 matches so far. Also there is quality in his batting at number 8.
Indian team for Asia Cup- Rohit SharmaKL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh and Avesh Khan.