Harshal Patel
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Harshal Patel is one of the pacers who has been picked in India’s squad for the ICC T20 World Cup 2022. However, after his return post recovery from injury, Harshal Patel has managed to showcase the fabulous form which he held earlier.

Upon his return, Harshal Patel played 2 T20Is against Australia in the ongoing series and has failed to get any wicket in any match while bowling. Moreover, he also conceded a lot of runs in both games. In IND vs AUS 1st T20I, he was carted away for 49 runs in his 4 overs. In the 2nd T20I, he conceded 32 runs in his 2 overs.

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Harshal Patel
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With 23 wickets in 19 T20I games at an average of 24.48, Patel is a good performer in the shortest format so far. However, after his return to the field, he has struggled with his form so far. Hence, selectors could have picked another pacer in the India squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2022. Here we talk about 3 pacers who would have been a better option than Harshal Patel in the India squad for ICC T20I World Cup 2022.

 

ICC T20 World Cup 2022: 3 Pacers Who Would Have Been A Better Option Than Harshal Patel In India Squad

1. Deepak Chahar

Deepak Chahar
Deepak Chahar. (Photo: Twitter)

Deepak Chahar is the first pacer on this list. Chahar was injured for a long time. In sustained an elbow injury during India vs West Indies series in February 2022 and returned to the field in August 2022 during the India vs Zimbabwe ODI series.

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The right-arm pacer showed good form upon his return, picking 5 wickets in 2 ODI games. Overall, Chahar has hunted 26 wickets in 21 T20Is at an average of 23.34 and an economy of 8.20. Chahar could have been a better option than Patel in the T20 World Cup 2022 squad.

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