Varun Chakravarthy has been finally made it to the Indian Team for the Sri Lanka series. Varun Chakravarthy twice missed the chance of making into the Indian team due to to injury and fitness issues. He has been added to the Indian Squad for the Sri Lankan tour with five other spinners.  In the recently concluded ODI series, all the spinners got their chances except the mystery spinner from Tamil Nadu.

The T20 Series starting from 25th July will be the last series for the Indian team before the T20 World Cup. Varun Chakravarthy will be eagerly waiting to get his chance and prove his value in the team.  This series will be the last chance for the players like him to prove themselves before the T20 World Cup. Apart from the mystery spinner, Devdutt Paddikkal and Ruturaj Gaikwad also have not taken the field yet.

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Varun Chakaravarthy of Kolkata Knight Riders celebrates the wicket of Rishabh Pant of Delhi Capitals during match 42 of season 13 of the Dream 11 Indian Premier League (IPL) between the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Delhi Capitals at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates on the 24th October 2020. Photo by: Pankaj Nangia / Sportzpics for BCCI

How Varun Chakravarthy topped the art of spin-bowling?

Varun Chakravarthy has been impressive in the IPL, troubling the batsman with his mystery spin.  He might get a chance to feature in the Indian Squad for the T20 World Cup as the pitches in UAE will favor the spinners. The deadly combination of Chakravarthy and Chahal might prove out to be the double-locked door for the opponents giving Indian the major ICC Title after the prolonged gap of 8 years.

Varun Chakravarthy has done exceptionally well for the KKR franchise after been treated by them and was their leading Wicket taker for the KKR franchise in the 2020 season of the Indian Premier League the mystery spinner picked up 17 wickets with an brilliant economy below 7.

The multi-skilled bowler has already scalped up 7 wickets in 7 games in 2021 edition of the IPL and the most importantly all if his wickers are top-order batsman that in Powerplay. Varun Chakravarthy’s ability to deceive the batsman can be handy for team India in the T20 World Cup.

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Varun Chakravarty can surely be an unsolved mystery for everyone

Varun Chakravarthy has wide range of deliveries in his pocket. Varun Chakravarty has a normal off break, a leg break, Googly, Carrom ball and flipper. The batsman finds it difficult to decode his mysteries.  Varun Chakravarthy has a flatter bowling trajectory which makes him a difficult bowler to score runs. Varun Chakravarthy will look to leave a mark in this upcoming T20 Series against Sri Lanka and book a place in the Indian team squad for the T20 World Cup.

India’s to quality spinners in white ball cricket, Kuldeep Yadav and Chahal have been struggling to pick up wickets.  Chahal has picked up three wickets against England with an average of 39. Kuldeep Yadav have not played a single T20 game since 2020.

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This is the perfect opportunity for Varun Chakravarthy to prove his worth in the international cricket and fix his spot in the Indian Squad for the T20 World Cup. He can surely be the trump card for the Indian team in the upcoming T20 World Cup in UAE and Oman. Varun Chakravarty has got 6 different types of delivers to stump the batsman majorly been the carrom ball, leg-break and off-spin to the right-handers. So this versatility makes him the go-to man in such an important event.

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One thing that BCCI will have to make sure is that to not to expose him too much before the ICC T20 World 2021, as the remaining IPL will take-off from mid of September. However, it’s not easy to decode a batsman with almost no International experience. Video analysis have made the life of mystery spinner tougher than ever as it breaks out almost all their bag of tricks.

Also Read : Cricketkeeda India’s Top-5 Spinners of Test Cricket



By Shivanshu Chauhan

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