“MS Dhoni Disagreed…”: Deepak Chahar Reveals Story When ‘Thala’ Overruled Coach Stephen Fleming

Over time, MS Dhoni has constructed the careers of many uncapped gamers, serving to them hone their expertise within the Indian Premier League. The case of Deepak Chahar is an identical one. The pacer, since b.neting a mainstay within the CSK crew, has gone on to put on the Indian nationwide crew jersey. Forward of the IPL 2023 last, Chahar revealed an attention-grabbing story of Dhoni overruling coach Stephen Fleming’s determination involving him, giving a positive instance of how the wicket-keeper batter backs children within the crew.

Deepak Chahar first got here into Dhoni’s contact when he was roped in by Rising Pune Supergiant in 2016. After RPS’s keep within the match got here to an finish after the conclusion of the 2017 season, Chahar was roped in by the returning Chennai Tremendous Kings which was led by none apart from the ‘Thala’.

Within the newest episode of Breakfast With Champions, Chahar revealed that Fleming was reluctant to play him from the beginning of the 2018 season. However, Dhoni was hell-bent on giving the seamer all 14 video games.

“Curiously, Fleming had chosen me for my batting than my bowling after I hit 5 sixes throughout a apply match. Sadly, I suffered a hamstring harm and needed to sit out for a lot of the 2016 season,” Chahar revealed.

“Within the 2017 version, the crew’s.netbination was set, and I obtained to play a couple of video games. In 2018, CSK picked me within the public sale, and Fleming was reluctant to play me, whereas Mahi bhai disagreed and acknowledged, ‘He’ll play all of the 14 video games this season’,” he added.

Chahar additionally revealed that when the teamsheet for the opener was ready, Dhoni had written Chahar’s identify on the prime.

“Our CEO got here to me and revealed that when the crew was being shaped, my identify was all the time written first,” the pacer additional stated.

Chahar has gone on to b.nete CSK’s go-to bowler within the powerplays, selecting wickets at common intervals for the franchise.

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