Watch: Deepak Chahar leaves CSK team amid its finale; Injury concerns rise

Deepak Chahar

Deepak Chahar seems to have suffered another injury setback as he had to leave the field in the ongoing match between Chennai Super Kings and Punjab Kings at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

The injury-prone pacer suffered the latest injury setback in the PBKS first innings when he opened the bowling for the defending champions. He started with a dot-ball before Prabhsimran Singh hit him for a four.

As Deepak Chahar ran to bowl the third delivery of the over, he stopped in his bowling stride. He was then seen speaking to captain Ruturaj Gaikwad before deciding to leave the field immediately. Shardul Thakur had to bowl the remaining four deliveries of the over. It is a big setback for CSK, who are defending a modest total in the ongoing match.

Watch Deepak Chahar walk off the field after just two deliveries:

CSK hopes that the injury is not serious and that Deepak Chahar remains available for the upcoming matches. Earlier this season, he had to miss two games due to an issue. The defending champions are already without Matheesha Pathirana and Tushar Deshpande for the ongoing match, while Mustafizur Rahman will leave India after this match for his national team commitments.

Pathirana also had to leave the field in the last match against Sunrisers Hyderabad and missed the ongoing match. On the other hand, Deshpande was not feeling well, according to captain Ruturaj Gaikwad.

While there is little clarity on the nature of the injury suffered by Deepak Chahar, former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan hinted that it could be a hamstring problem. As soon as the pacer left the field, Pathan took to “.