Sunday, February 25

Report: Varun Chakraborty ‘Can’t Throw’; Misses Australia tour


Varun Chakraborty is suspected for an upcoming tour of Australia due to a shoulder injury. The mystery spinner is reportedly having trouble throwing due to a shoulder problem. Chakraborty earned his first Team India call-up last month. T20I Series After impressing in the ongoing IPL 2020 in Australia.

Chakraborty finally justified the hype around him with his consistent performances this season. The right-arm spinner was so impressed with the ball that for the better part of the tournament, Kolkata Knight Riders did not hesitate to put Kuldeep Yadav on the bench. The 29-year-old finished the contest with 17 wickets and had an excellent economy rate of 6.84. His figures of 5 for 20 against the Delhi Capitals are still the best bowling figures of IPL 2020.

Varun Chakraborty’s shoulder injury

A brilliant performance in IPL 2020 has helped Varun Chakraborty earn a call-up from the national team, but his participation in the T20I series looks doubtful. According to the Indian Express, the spinner has a labrum tear in his shoulder that does not affect his bowling but hinders his throwing. The report stated that this is an injury he has suffered for a while but has increased as the IPL progresses.

However, he was reportedly declared fit in the fitness report submitted by Indian team physio Nitin Patel before the selectors selected him in India’s T20 squad. The selectors will now take a final call on Chakraborty’s participation in the much-awaited series.

“The selectors were not informed about the injury. Now it is up to the selectors to select Varun for the Australian tour. It will be the selectors’ call,” A. BCCI Was officially stated by the Indian Express.

The shoulder injury was the major reason behind making KKRR a massive Chakravarthi inside the 30-yard circle. The Tamil Nadu ace spinner has already joined the Indian team bubble and is also bowling in the nets. KKR informed the physio of the Indian team about the injury situation after the IPL campaign ended and the squad was announced for the tour of Australia.