Ashish Nehra

Former India pacer Ashish Nehra questioned why Umesh Yadav performed forward of Deepak Chahar within the Indian crew for the primary T20I of the three-match sequence towards Australia in Mohali on Tuesday. India misplaced the match by 4 wickets regardless of scoring 208/6 batting first.

Indian bowlers got here in for some heavy criticism particularly Harshal Patel and Bhuvneshwar Kumar who went for 49 and 52 runs respectively of their quota of 4 overs every. Umesh Yadav, who performed his first T20I after three years, went for 27 runs in his 2 overs, selecting 2 wickets.

Nonetheless, the main target was on Bhuvneshwar Kumar, whose poor outing in dying overs continued as he gave 16 runs within the 19th over when 18 have been wanted off the final 2 overs. Earlier than him, Harshal Patel had gone for 22 runs within the 18th over, with Matthew Wade operating wild and ending up making 45* and taking Australia residence with 4 balls to spare.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Rohit Sharma
Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Rohit Sharma. Pic Credit: Twitter

Earlier Cameron Inexperienced had given Australia a very good begin as he smoked 61 runs in 30 balls opening for the primary time in T20Is.

Why Did Umesh Yadav Play? If Bumrah Wasn’t Match, I Would Additionally Like To Know Why You Didn’t Play Deepak Chahar- Ashish Nehra  

Deepak Chahar
Deepak Chahar. (Picture: Twitter)

Deepak Chahar had made his return to the Indian crew within the ODI sequence towards Zimbabwe, was not named within the Asia Cup squad however has been named within the T20 World Cup 2022 squad as a reserve participant. He can even function within the Indian squad for the T20I sequence towards Australia and South Africa earlier than the ICC occasion.

A number of followers and pundits alike have questioned Rohit Sharma’s intent with a few of them accusing the captain of being confused as they questioned why Umesh Yadav was most popular over Deepak Chahar regardless of the latter being picked up as a reserve participant within the Asia Cup.

Umesh Yadav. PC- BCCI
Umesh Yadav. PC- BCCI

Certainly one of these consultants was former India pacer Ashish Nehra who questioned why Umesh Yadav performed forward of Deepak Chahar if he was match.

“Why is Umesh Yadav taking part in? You introduced Shami and then you definitely had Deepak Chahar. You stated Bumrah wasn’t match, I might additionally wish to know why you didn’t play Deepak Chahar. There was a time when Chahar was the frontrunner to interchange Bhuvneshwar Kumar. If Deepak Chahar was match to play and Umesh Yadav has performed forward of him, then confusion to zarror hai,” Nehra instructed Cricbuzz.

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