Former Indian cricketer Aakash Chopra praised the fast young bowler from Rajasthan Royals Chetan Sakariya and called him “ the rising star of Indian cricket ” and named him as the bowler who took everyone by surprise during the recently suspended IPL 2021 tournament.
Chetan Sakariya was a left pick by the RR team management for Rs 1.20 crore, but he repaid the management’s faith by playing amazingly. He took everyone by surprise by managing to pick the wickets of several high profile players, including KL Rahul and MS Dhoni.
He ended up with 7 wickets in 7 matches, but had impressed one and both with his skills with the new ball up front and in death overs as well. He was brilliant until the tournament came to a screeching halt due to the increase in Covid-19 cases in his bio-bubble.
Chetan Sakariya took everyone by surprise: Aakash Chopra
Former Indian opener Aakash Chopra was extremely impressed with the left arm stimulator. He even called it the real deal. He explained why Sakariya was IPL‘s surprise in the last video on his YouTube channel, and he also picked Sakariya as one of the top six uncapped Indian players who impressed him the most during the IPL. 2021.
“He [Sakariya] took us all by surprise. He is the real deal. As he was impressive, he can get the ball out and in. He has both the back of his hand and a slower normal. Even if he is hit, he has the talent to bounce back quickly and with the same level of confidence. If you’re talking about temperament and technique, there’s a lot to like about him. I think Indian cricket can see a rising star in Chetan Sakariya ”, said Aakash Chopra.
Besides Sakariya, Chopra chose Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Devdutt Padikkal, Harpreet Brar and Ravi Bishnoi.
Avesh Khan was recognized for his speed and consistency in wicket selection during the 2021 IPL for Delhi Capitals (DC) as he was named one of Team India’s reserve players during their tour of the Kingdom. -United.