With the T20 World Cup approaching and Team India nonetheless struggling on the spin entrance, Harbhajan Singh has provide you with a model new resolution. The 2007 and 2011 World Cup winner feels that the group administration ought to again his Indian Premier League teammate and Kolkata Knight Riders spinner Varun Chakravarthy, who the veteran cricketer believes to be a “T20 World Cup materials”.
Speaking to Sports Tak, Harbhajan shared his insights in regards to the thriller spinner, who has been a daily face in the KKR assault.
“I really feel that’s T20 World Cup materials as a result of he has all sorts of qualities. He can take wickets, cease runs, bowl in the Powerplay and may even bowl in the loss of life overs. His solely shortcoming is that he stays method too nervous. I spent a while with him in KKR. He himself does not know what he’s succesful of,” mentioned Harbhajan.
Chakravarthy vs Dhoni
Harbhajan additionally shared a narrative involving Chakravarthy and former India skipper MS Dhoni, who had a troublesome time coping with the spinner. Reminiscing the second, Harbhajan mentioned it was at that specific time he knew the bowler would characteristic in the Indian nationwide group.
“The first time I had seen him was throughout a web session with Chennai Super Kings. MS Dhoni was hitting the remaining of the quick bowlers and spinners for sixes however when Chakravarthy was bowling, he had Dhoni in all sorts of bother and dismissed him a number of instances. And nobody was capable of hit him in the nets. That’s after I had predicted that this man goes to play for India. He has a bit of nervous power however the extra he performs, the higher he’s going to get,” mentioned Harbhajan.
“Give him a while and I nonetheless consider that if India need to do properly on the T20 World Cup, the spinners need to do properly. Varun Chakravarthy needs to be a should for India. He has every part you want in a spinner. If he must result in an enchancment, he ought to focus extra on what he must do on the sphere. With time, he’s going to get higher and take tons of wickets for India,” added the veteran off-spinner.
After a formidable IPL 2020, Chakravarthy was given a maiden name in the Indian group in October final yr for the T20I collection in Australia. However, the spinner was compelled to sit down out resulting from an damage and he lastly made his India debut through the first T20I towards Sri Lanka on Sunday.