Fast bowler Deepak Chahar is getting a lot of discussion on the strength of his aggressive innings in the second ODI against Sri Lanka (India vs Sri Lanka). He played a winning innings of 69 runs in this match facing 82 balls. Along with this, India also got a thrilling win on the series. His explosive innings has won everyone’s heart. Meanwhile, former fast bowler Venkatesh Prasad has made a big disclosure about him.
Greg Chappell behaved like this with Indian fast bowler
In fact, in the second ODI against Sri Lanka, Deepak Chahar also took 2 wickets for 53 runs before playing an innings of 69 runs. After this, while batting excellently, he displayed his another talent. Which won the hearts of not only the fans but also the former Indian cricketers. But, very few people know that Greg Chappell had done injustice to him at one point. About which the former Indian cricketer has disclosed.
In this regard, former fast bowler Venkatesh Prasad told that, Deepak Chahar was rejected by Greg Chappell due to his length during his tenure in the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA). . After this, he was even advised to explore career options in some other field.
Trust Indian Coaches and Mentors
The former cricketer has also shared this incident so that the players believe in themselves. Also, never waver from your intentions and don’t take foreign coaches seriously. During his statement, Venkatesh also advised the team and franchisees to have faith in the Indian coaches and mentors. Because he believes that Indian coaches and mentors have more knowledge of talent.
Venkatesh Prasad made many tweets regarding this. He wrote in this tweet that,
Deepak Chahar was dropped by Greg Chappell for his height at RCA and asked to look at a different career. But, now he has won the match on his own with the same talent in which he is not proficient. Moral of the story- Believe in yourself and don’t take foreign coaches too seriously.
There are exceptions but, with such amazing talent in India, the time has come for teams and franchises to consider having Indian coaches and mentors by any means possible.
There are off-course exceptions but with such wonderful talent in India, it’s time that teams and franchises consider having Indian coaches and mentors as
as much as possible.
— Venkatesh Prasad (@venkateshprasad)