“Was great bumping into the magician”- Yuzvendra Chahal poses with legendary footballer Ronaldinho


“Was great bumping into the magician”- Yuzvendra Chahal poses with legendary footballer Ronaldinho

Yuzvendra Chahal and Ronaldinho

India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has shared a photo with the legendary footballer Ronaldinho on Wednesday, September 14 on his official Instagram handle. The Brazilian legend retired from the sport in January 2018.

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On his Instagram post, he wrote: “Was great bumping into the magician #jogabonito”. (Joga Bonito is the Portuguese term for ‘The Beautiful Game.” Check his post below:

Chahal was recently seen in action in Asia Cup 2022 in UAE. He didn’t have a great game in that tournament nor did India as they ended up winning only one match of the three in the Super 4 stage, and that ended their campaign.

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“Yuzvendra Chahal is the only legit wicket-taking option”- Aakash Chopra on India’s T20 World Cup squad

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Yuzvendra Chahal and Aakash Chopra

Cricket commentator Aakash Chopra made a statement where he praised Yuzvendra Chahal, calling him “the only legit wicket-taking option” in T20 cricket. He was doing review of the squad for India’s T20 World Cup squad, believes that even though the squad has an offspinner, legspinner and a left-arm spinner, he picked up Chahal as the wicket-taking option and called other spinners “defensive options” based on their recent records.

You have picked three spinners – an offspinner, a legspinner and a left-arm spinner. So you have picked different-different options but Yuzi Chahal is the only legit wicket-taking option in T20 cricket,” Chopra said on his YouTube channel.

“The others are defensive options – make no mistake, that is the truth. You can see the numbers for the last 12 months, IPL included for both of them – Axar and Ravichandran Ashwin,” he added.

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He also expressed his disappointment for ignoring Kuldeep Yadav and Ravi Bishnoi as they are the ‘tempting option’ available but both of them aren’t included in the squad.

Ravi Bishnoi was a tempting option available to you. You are not thinking about Kuldeep at all, which is slightly disappointing, but he could also have been a wicket-taking option. But you didn’t think about either of them.

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