Ahmedabad: Team India’s mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy has been ruled out of the series of five T20 Internationals against England on Friday due to failure in the fitness test, while fast bowler T. Natarajan It is doubtful to play in the early part of the series due to injury.
Varun Chakravarthy has failed to pass the fitness test at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore consistently, while Yorker specialist Natarajan has not been associated with the team so far due to a shoulder injury.
Varun can bowl in seven ways
Mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy has claimed that he can bowl in seven ways. These include offbreak, legbreak, googly, carrom ball, flipper, topspin, yorker on the toes. The exit of mystery spinner Varun Chakraborty is nothing short of a big setback for Team India.
Question on selection of Varun Chakraborty
A BCCI source said, “Varun Chakraborty was selected because he had recovered from a shoulder injury due to which he was out of the Australia tour. He completed rehabilitation at NCA and he was throwing the ball as usual. The BCCI source said, “Varun Chakraborty failed the Yo-Yo test twice, in which he had to run two km.” The question now arises as to why the selection committee led by Chetan Sharma has selected a player who has not played any match for his state Tamil Nadu since October.
The decisions of the selectors are beyond comprehension
The source said, ‘We can understand that he was undergoing rehabilitation during the Mushtaq Ali T20 Championship, but then he did not play even a single match in Vijay Hazare Trophy. How can you test their match fitness on the basis of matches played five months ago. I think Varun Chakraborty has a lesson for the selectors. The source said, “If a player does not meet the criteria set by the Indian team, then only his bowling cannot be the basis of selection.”
Rahul Chahar will be included
It is learned that Rahul Chahar will be included in the team, as he is part of the biologically safe environment right from the beginning of the Test series. The NCA medical staff is helping Natarajan regain his fitness, so that he can play at least in the second half of the series. Rahul Tewatia is training with the Indian team in Ahmedabad and is awaiting the results of his second fitness test. After the T20 series, there will be a series of three ODIs in Pune.