It will be a big blow for the four-time IPL champions if Deepak Chahar is not available for the upcoming season of IPL. Dhoni and co. went all-out for the Rajasthan pacer as they need the leader of their bowling lineup.
But, it seems like he might miss the whole season thanks to a hamstring injury he suffered during the T20I series against West Indies. He also had to miss the three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka.
Chahar is currently rehabilitating at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) but the reports are suggested that he will miss the majority season. In our article, we take a look at five bowlers who could replace Deepak Chahar if he is unavailable for IPL 2022.
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The right-arm veteran Indian pacer, Ishant Sharma could not attract any buyers at the mega-auction. With the experience, he has in the IPL and the T20 format, he can be a perfect replacement for Deepak.
Unlike other franchises, Chennai Super Kings always backs the experienced cricketers. Having already played a good amount of cricket with Ishant, the skipper knows how to bring the best out of him.