Yuzvendra Chahal, playing for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2024, is bowling brilliantly. Chahal started his IPL career in 2011 with Mumbai Indians team. After this, Chahal was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore in the year 2014 for Rs 10 lakh. Chahal played cricket for RCB till the year 2021.

After this, Chahal was released by RCB before the mega auction of IPL 2022. Although Chahal was told that the franchise would buy him in the auction but it could not happen. After this, Rajasthan Royals expressed confidence in Chahal and bought him for 6.5 crores. Now the RCB team director has told why RCB could not buy Chahal in the mega auction of IPL 2022.

Reason for not buying Chahal revealed

Speaking to Robin Uthappa on Geo Cinema, former RCB cricket director Mike Hesson said that the decision not to buy Chahal is the worst decision we have taken. Chahal is the best bowler. We wanted to buy Chahal but sometimes you have to decide who you want to buy. We wanted to buy Chahal and Harshal Patel. But then came the turn of the auction in which Chahal was at number 65. Because we had already retained a lot of players and we were only interested in Chahal, but as another option, we also had our eyes on Hasaranga, who we bid on and we bought him. After which we could not buy Chahal. The team director also considers his decision of not buying Chahal as the worst decision ever.

Chahal is doing wonders for Rajasthan

Ever since Chahal joined the Rajasthan Royals team, he has been bowling brilliantly in every season. Chahal took 27 wickets in his very first season playing for Rajasthan. During this period, once he took 5 wickets for 40 runs in a match against KKR. Chahal has bowled brilliantly so far this season. Chahal has taken 13 wickets in 8 matches played so far this season. Currently, Chahal is also considered a strong contender for the Purple Cap.

Prakash Gupta

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