Deepak Chahar starred successful Chennai Super Kings' (CSK) 2nd lucifer of the IPL 2021 against Punjab Kings (PBKS) by picking up 4 important wickets. The pacer rattled the stumps of opener Mayank Agarwal connected the 4th shot of Friday's lucifer successful Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium and went connected to onshore 3 much almighty punches connected KL Rahul's men.
The 28-year-old sent Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran and Deepa Hooda backmost successful the pavilion wrong 7 overs arsenic Punjab were near reeling connected 26 for 5. Chahar bowled arsenic galore arsenic 18 dot balls taking 4 for wickets for conscionable 13 runs, his champion figures successful the IPL.
His cleanable show of plaything bowling accompanied by a batch of variations helped 3-time champions restrict Punjab to a paltry full of 106 for 8. CSK gunned down the full successful 15.4 overs and won the lucifer by 6 wickets. The Agra-born pacer was declared Man of the Match.
In a chat with his teammate and chap pacer Shardul Thakur aft the completion of the match, Deepak Chahar has revealed astir an absorbing connection which helium got from a instrumentality connected societal media. The instrumentality had texted Deepak aft CSK's 7-wicket nonaccomplishment against Delhi Capitals (DC) successful their IPL 2021 opener. In the match, the accelerated bowler had leaked 36 runs successful his 4 overs without taking a wicket.
"I was watching societal media aft reaching my room. A lad had texted maine saying, 'Bhai aap bohot acche bowler ho but ek petition hai -- agla lucifer mat khelna' (You are a bully bowler but I petition you to not play the adjacent match). Expectations are precise precocious and performing successful each lucifer is important. So, this is for that feline who messaged me. This show would not person travel if I was not playing. Don't state a subordinate atrocious connected the ground his 1 performance. Please enactment them," Deepak Chahar said.
MS Dhoni lauds Deepak Chahar
CSK skipper MS Dhoni talked highly of his pacer successful the post-match presumption ceremony. Dhoni said that Deepak has matured arsenic a decease bowler arsenic good but helium completed his full quota successful a azygous spell due to the fact that helium was getting a batch of assistance from the pitch.
"Chahar is idiosyncratic who has developed arsenic a decease overs bowler too. If I'm looking to onslaught and determination is question I effort to vessel him retired due to the fact that helium gets much retired of the pitch. As a bowling portion we person much resources. I was looking to attack, truthful bowled his 4 overs and it helps successful becoming acceptable due to the fact that to vessel 4 successive overs you request to beryllium fit," Dhoni said.
Deepak Chahar besides holds the grounds of the champion bowling figures successful T20 internationals. He scalped 6 wickets by spending conscionable 7 runs successful 3.2 overs successful a lucifer against Bangladesh successful 2019.