Salman Butt says “Varun Chakravarthy could be very effective in UAE conditions” in the Indian Premier League. Salman Butt reckons that Kolkata Knight Riders leggie Varun Chakravarthy. He could be very effective in UAE conditions because of his unique skills with the ball. Concurring to Butt, deception is the Indian leg-spinner’s greatest quality. Chakravarthy was named man of the match for his figures of 3 for 13. Kolkata thumped RCB by nine wickets in match 31 of the IPL in Abu Dhabi on Monday.
Praising Chakravarthy’s performance. Butt clarified that the bowler’s activity makes it difficult to spot. Which way the ball would turn after landing.
“Varun Chakravarthy bowled very well. He could be very effective in UAE conditions. He is very deceptive. With the kind of action he possesses, it is difficult to spot whether the ball will come in or go out. This deception is an art,” Chakravarthy said.
Agreeing with Butt, not only Chakravarthy. But all the other Knight Riders bowlers were also up to the assignment on the day.
“All KKR bowlers bowled well. Prasidh Krishna and Lockie Ferguson were also impressed. RCB’s batting looked helpless against KKR bowlers on the day. It was a clueless performance from RCB and they need to get their act together soon or they could be in trouble,” Butt said.
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He further pointed out that the Knight Riders have begun well in the mission. Also, to improve their performance in the second phase of Indian Premier League 2021.
“Brendon McCullum had stated that the team will be looking to finish off well. They have definitely got off to a good start in the second half. They picked up all the wickets as well and with the bat they raced away to 82 in nine overs,” Butt said.