New Delhi: Fast bowler Chetan Sakariya performed well in IPL 2021, on the basis of which he has been selected in India’s ODI and T20 team for the tour of Sri Lanka next month. Last month, the father of fast bowler Chetan Sakariya died due to corona virus.
‘I wish my father was alive’
Chetan Sakaria became emotional after hearing the news of getting Team India’s place. Chetan Sakaria said that ‘I wish! My father would have been alive to see this day.’ Chetan Sakaria while talking to Indian Express said, ‘I wish my father was here to see this day. He wanted me to play for India. I miss him a lot today. God has shown me a lot of ups and downs in a year. It has been a very emotional journey so far.
Sakariya also lost a younger brother
Chetan Sakaria said, ‘I lost my younger brother and a month later I got a big IPL contract. I lost my father last month, and god has told me the news of selection for Team India now. I was in the hospital for seven days when my father was fighting for his life. This is an irreplaceable void. It is for my late father and my mother, who allowed me to continue my cricket.
Amazing in IPL
Let us tell you that Chetan Sakaria took 7 wickets in IPL 2021. During this, he did wonders to dismiss the greats like Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina, KL Rahul, Nitish Rana. The most memorable moment was the dismissal of Mahendra Singh Dhoni for Chetan Sakariya.