Deepak Chahar sustained hamstring blow, doubtful for Sri Lanka series: Young Indian paceman, Deepak Chahar, is rendered doubtful for the forthcoming T20I series against Sri Lanka as he has pulled his right hamstring during the final T20I fixture against West Indies in Eden Gardens.
Chahar was seen in pain as he was wobbling up while delivering his final delivery of the second over. The seriousness of the blow Deepak Chahar has sustained is yet to be revealed by the Indian cricket board.
The pacer uprooted two crucial West Indies wickets in his first spell of two overs. Chahar sent back Shai Hope and Kyle Mayers to provide team India with a perfect start to begin the destruction of the visitors.
If the blow turns out to be serious, the Indian side won’t be too pleased with it. Chahar is very well in India’s plans for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia and the Indian captain want to give him as many games as possible before the World Cup.
If the scans reveal a tear, then Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will miss the services of Deepak Chahar in the opening few weeks of the Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. CSK forked out a handsome cheque for INR 14 Crores to Deepak Chahar to get his services.
A grade one hamstring tear usually takes six weeks to recover. While the time can get extended if there arise concerns of fitness.
Deepak Chahar will head to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) if he gets ruled out of the forthcoming T20I series against Sri Lanka. The pacer will undergo his rehabilitation period in the NCA.
India will host Sri Lanka for three T20Is and two test matches. The T20I series will begin on 26th February in Lucknow followed by two T20Is in Dharmshala, Himachal Pradesh.