Akash Chopra told us about young pacers who cannot be taken lightly
The Delhi Capitals dug-out struck gold in the most troublesome of times, when the go-to bowlers of the team i.e Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje were out due to medical and personal reasons, Avesh khan the right arm pacer stood up to the opportunity and proved his mettle.
The team captain Rishab Pant with the whole dug-out put their complete trust in the young talent Avesh Khan. Throughout the games and was given crucial bowling spells only because the bowler perform consistently well. He has managed to take the wickets of some of the biggest names in the league like Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis contributing heavily to the success of the Delhi Capitals.
Avesh Khan has performed brilliantly during the span of 8 games. Where he took 14 wickets with an Economy Rate of 7.70 which is the lowest among competition. Putting him on the 2nd place on the leaderboard for the most wickets taken in the tournament.
Since then this right arm pacer from Delhi capitals has recently been in spotlight for his ravishing performance. The praise he received for it by Aakash Chopra the ex-Indian team opener who is a commentator for IPL 2021. He was so impress by Avesh Khan’s bowling spells that he called him a “revelation” for IPL 2021; in one of his latest Youtube videos he also mentioned that he has proved that he should not to be taken lightly ; he has performed well with the new ball and the old ball whether it be middle overs or death overs.
“Avesh Khan has been a revelation. He has stood up and gotten count again and again. He show that he cannot be taken lightly. Right from the first match, you will see that Avesh Khan performed consistently well. Whether it was the new ball or the old one, whether it was the middle overs or the death overs. He has been very, very good,” Aakash Chopra said.
IPL; the league based T20 cricket format has witnessed the rising of many stars who bagged a spot in the Indian team after IPL success. Such as the likes of Ravichandran Ashwin and Hardik Pandya.Which also makes us think about the future of this young star in the Indian cricket team.
When the pacer was approach after a game he mention his coach Ricky Ponting had told him to never miss an opportunity and how seriously he stood by those words. He was thankful for the work his coach had done to improve his game. And looked forward to playing future matches.
As a reward for his eye-catching performance in IPL. Select as a stand-by bowler for the upcoming England tour.