RR vs PBKS: Virender Sehwag Salutes Chetan Sakariya’s “Extraordinary Grit” After Brilliant IPL Debut | Cricket News

Chetan Sakariya made his debut within the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Monday, placing in a positive efficiency with the ball for Rajasthan Royals in opposition to Punjab Kings on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Monday. The younger left-arm pacer was the decide of the Rajasthan Royals bowlers, taking three wickets for 31 runs off his 4 overs, at the same time as different huge names within the RR camp have been smashed to all elements of the Wankhede. Former India opener Virender Sehwag tipped his hat to the quick bowler, saluting his “extraordinary grit” in overcoming a large private loss to carry out on the highest degree. 

In a tweet after the RR vs PBKS match, Sehwag spoke concerning the travails younger Chetan Sakariya had gone by means of only a “few months” earlier than the beginning of IPL 2021. 

“Chetan Sakariya’s brother died of suicide few months ago,his parents didn’t tell him for 10 days as he was playing the SMA trophy. What cricket means to these young men,their families .IPL is a true measure of the Indian dream & some stories of extraordinary grit Great prospect,” tweeted Sehwag, including an image of Chetan Sakariya’s mom’s quotes to ‘Around the Wicket’. 

Sakariya was picked up by Rajasthan Royals in the IPL auction for Rs 1.2 crore — a large sum for an uncapped bowler. RR had competitors from Royal Challengers Bangalore for the quick bowler’s signature however finally beat them to it after an intense bidding struggle. 

Sakariya repaid the religion proven in him by the Rajasthan group administration immediately. 

The left-armer struck the opening blow on Punjab Kings, eradicating the damaging Mayank Agarwal within the third over. He bowled the ultimate over of the Punjab Kings innings, and bought one other huge scalp in KL Rahul, who was dismissed for 91 and adopted it up with the wicket of Jhye Richardson on the ultimate. 


Though, Rajasthan Royals finally misplaced the match by the narrowest of margins, Sakariya obtained widespread reward for a positive displaying with the ball.

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