Deepak Chahar

Who Can Replace Deepak Chahar In CSK For IPL 2022

Chennai Super Kings have been dealt with a massive blow ahead of the upcoming IPL twenty-two season as their premier fast bowler Deepak Chahar is all set to miss the majority of the season with an injury. Chahar suffered a quadriceps tear in the third T20I against West Indies last month.

As per reports on ESPN Cricinfo’s website, Deepak Chahar might take a few weeks to recover and with IPL 2022 starting from March 26 is set to miss the majority of the season. CSK roped him in for 14 crores in the mega auction. Chahar was in form both with ball and bat for the last few months. His scores of 69

In this blog, we take a look at five possible replacements for Deepak Chahar ahead of IPL 2022. In the meantime, the franchise is awaiting a report on Chahar from the NCA in Bengaluru where the pacer is under treatment.

5 Players Who Can Replace Deepak Chahar In Chennai Super Kings (CSK) For IPL 2022

Ishant Sharma

Unable to find a buyer at the IPL auction, Ishant Sharma was left without a team for a fourth consecutive season. The veteran Indian pacer went unsold in the mega auction. None of the ten franchises was interested in picking Ishant. He is aging 33 and is not a part of the Indian Test squad for the Sri Lanka series at home. Having played a lot under MS Dhoni, Ishant might be a good replacement for CSK. So far, in his IPL career, the tall and lanky pacer has picked up 72 wickets from 93 games.

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Dhawal Kulkarni

Kulkarni is a veteran Indian bowler whose career spans over two decades. He has played 92 matches in the IPL, bagging 86 wickets.

Sandeep Warrier

Warrier has played in the IPL for Kolkata Knight Riders. He made his T20I debut for India when a second-string Indian team went to play a series against Sri Lanka. This young pacer bowls with pace and can swing the ball too.

Lalit Yadav

Lalit Yadav, the off-spinner from Delhi went unsold in the mega auction. The southpaw played seven matches for Delhi Capitals in this year’s IPL and picked up four wickets. However, the franchise decided to release him ahead of the mega auction. He did not find a bidder.

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 Lalit has a natural swinging and aggressive batting style. He is extremely fluid in the field and is a product of Delhi’s good and structured domestic cricket. He has the distinction of hitting six sixes in an over twice, once at Feroz Shah Kotla and the second time in club cricket.

Sushant Mishra

Sushant Mishra is a young and upcoming talent from India, who impressed the selectors with his performance in the Under 19 World Cup and is currently representing India at the U-19 level.