Former Indian player Aakash Chopra accepts the extra bounce Mohsin Khan gains from the pitch and will procure the pacer a Team India call-up very soon.
Mohsin was one of the star performers for the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in IPL 2022. The tall left-arm pacer trapped 14 wickets in only nine matches at an extraordinary economy rate of 5.96.
Mohsin Khan Is Unique: Aakash Chopra
In a video shared on his YouTube channel, Chopra talked about a portion of the uncapped Indian pacers who dazzled him the most in IPL 2022. He said the following about Mohsin:
“Mohsin Khan has a unique thing, just like Umran (Malik) has pace, he (Mohsin) has the bounce. Either you have the bounce or you don’t. Mohsin Khan has a high point of release because bounce is directly proportional to the point of release.”
The cricketer-turned-commentator figures the LSG pacer is probably going to get an India cap soon. Aakash Chopra reasoned:
“If the ball is going to hit my chest or is near my head, how will I play a shot because it is not that short that I can play the pull and it is not that full that I can play a drive. The disconcerting bounce Mohsin Khan gets makes this bowler unique and that is why I feel he will play for India very soon.”
Aakash Chopra Compares Mohsin Khan To Irfan Khan And Bruce Reid
India is keeping watch for a powerful left-arm pacer, with their seam attack generally including right-arm bowlers. Arshdeep Singh has been added to the Indian squad for the impending T20I series against South Africa and Mohsin could likewise be in the selectors’ considerations.
Aakash Chopra even contrasted Mohsin’s bowling with the likes of Bruce Reid and Mohammad Irfan. He elaborated:
“He is extremely tall, like a monster, like a super giant and bowls with a high arm. The bounce he gets, we people haven’t played that. It is that Bruce Reid type of bounce, the tall Australian whose bounce used to trouble batters. There used to be Mohammad Irfan also in the Pakistan team.”
Mohsin Khan Will Go Far: Aakash Chopra
The reputed commentator finished up by featuring that Mohsin stood apart even in a high-pressure game like the Eliminator. Chopra observed:
“Temperament is incredible and he even bowls a slower one. He has got hit in an odd match but other than that, he has been absolutely sensational. You reached the Eliminator and it is your first IPL, and to perform like that in that, means this guy is going to go far.”
Mohsin returned figures of 1/25 in his four overs when the other various LSG bowlers were being swindled by the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) hitters. He gave KL Rahul’s side the ideal beginning by excusing Faf du Plessis for a duck, yet Rajat Patidar took the LSG pacer’s roar with a game dominating 100.