- Deepak Chahar has been in the running for the Purple Cap in the IPL
- Chahar has taken about 10 wickets in 8 matches for Chennai Super Kings
- The pacer performed in an exemplary manner in the last match against Mumbai Indians.
As the IPL matches continue in Dubai, the fans have seen a strange turn of events in most of the performances. It is expected that the gap of so many days will create a slight difference in the entire game as well. To add to the element of surprise, pacer Deepak Chahar has jumped into the list of the top 5 players in this tournament. He has taken some great wickets in the match against Mumbai Indians. His rise on the leaderboard for the Purple Cap has been facilitated by his giving away of just 9 runs in 3 overs. The prize wicket of Quinton de Kock has contributed to his rise in the list as well.
Performance Of Deepak Chahar
Deepak Chahar had bowled several dot balls in the match against Mumbai Indians. His bowling had kept Chennai Super Kings in the running for the top position on the score chart and he performed well despite the immense amount of pressure from the opposite side. He has easily turned into the highest wicket-taker for Chennai Super Kings. The pacer has taken almost 10 wickets in the last 8 matches. His bowling economy is quite perfect and it has aided several recoveries in high-pressure matches.
Other Players In The Running For Purple Cap
Deepak Chahar has turned into one of the more popular names in the powerplay and death overs. On the other side, Harshal Patel from Royal Challengers Bangalore is also faring quite well in the race for Purple Cap. Avesh Khan from Delhi Capitals has been placed at the second position at the moment. Chris Morris is placed at the third position whereas Rahul Chahar and Rashid Khan are placed at the top of the list.
As you can guess, the competition is very tough and it is difficult for most of the players to keep their positions at the top. It is expected that Deepak Chahar will continue to fare well in the next games to keep his position in the race for Purple Cap.
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