Yuzvendra Chahal is among the finest leg-spinners going round on this planet proper now, however one factor he’s not identified for is his batting. His highest rating in ODIs is an unbeaten 18, whereas his finest present with the bat in a T20 Worldwide (T20I) is three not-out. Chahal himself has usually made enjoyable of his personal batting, whereas the likes of India captain Virat Kohli and opener Rohit Sharma have additionally teased him over his expertise with the willow.
So it got here as a shock when Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), who Chahal represents within the Indian Premier League (IPL), on Tuesday shared a put up on Instagram reminding followers that the leg-spinner had as soon as scored 135 and 46 in a match in opposition to Himachal Pradesh U-19 within the 2008/09 Cooch Behar Trophy in Bengaluru.
“Fancy taking part in up the order, Yuzi?” they wrote on the finish of the put up.
However Kohli, who additionally captains RCB, appeared unconvinced by the suggestion.
“Positively exhibition recreation,” he commented on the put up, together with a laughing emoji, leaving followers in splits.
Many customers responded to Kohli’s remark urging him to open the batting with Chahal when RCB do take to the sector subsequent.
The present season of the IPL was scheduled to start out on March 29, however was initially postponed to April 15 as a result of coronavirus pandemic. The cash-rich league was then suspended indefinitely as a result of lockdown being prolonged.