Deepak Chahar will take another five weeks to get fit, Washington Sundar will play for Lancashire | Cricket News


BENGALURU: Indian T20 specialist Deepak Chahar will take another four to five weeks to fully recover from the hamstring injury which kept him out of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Pacer Chahar and another centrally contracted cricketer Washington Sundarwho are recovering from a hand injury, are currently doing their rehab at the NCA with the likes of T Natarajan.
In another significant development, the all-round spin player Washington is set to fly to England to play for county chief Lancashire.
“Washington is almost in top form and he needs a lot of playing time, which he’ll only get in red-ball cricket. He’s going to play for Lancashire and this exposure will do him a world of good,” A BCCI source told PTI. conditions of anonymity.
Visit WI or Asian Cup could be Chahar’s comeback vehicle
Chahar, who was injured in the home series against West Indies in Kolkata, looked fit during his morning session at the NCA.
“I’m playing four to five overs at once depending on my rehabilitation program at the moment. My recovery is going pretty well and I think I’ll need another four to five weeks to be fit,” Chahar told PTI. after his rehabilitation. session.
The Rajasthan fashion designer has admitted that it won’t be possible for him to get fit when India play the T20 series against England in the second week of July.
“It’s a step by step process as far as recovery is concerned. I don’t think I will be fit for the England T20s. Once I get fit I will have to play a few games at club level to check my physical condition,” Chahar said
He looked very comfortable as he punched for a considerable amount of time.
So, can we expect him to be fit for the West Indies tour?
“I can’t say that, but I’ll definitely try to get in shape by then. Let’s see,” the swing bowler said.
India are set to play three ODIs and five T20Is between July 22 and August 7 in the West Indies.

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