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Dhoni Retirement has a Huge Impact in 2021 BCCI Central Contracts List

India’s premier spinners in the limited-overs formats, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have been demoted in the BCCI central contracts list 2021.

Many fans claims that Indian former skipper MS Dhoni’s retirement plays a massive role in the spinners depromotion in the

Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav demoted in BCCI contracts list 2021

Chahal and Kuldeep have been relegated to Grade C which will see the spin twins earning Rs. 1 crore annually. Previously, in the BCCI contract list for the period from October 1, 2019, to September 30, 2020, Chahal was placed in Grade B where he earned Rs. 3 crore annually.

Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav stats with MS Dhoni

Chahal has taken 81 wickets in 46 ODIs played with Dhoni at an average of 25.32 and an economy rate of 4.92. Kuldeep also has astonishing numbers with MS Dhoni behind the stumps.

With MS Dhoni, the left-arm spinner bagged a total of 91 wickets in 47 ODIs at an average of 22.53 and an economy rate of 4.87.

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Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav stats without MS Dhoni

After MS Dhoni’s retirement from international cricket, Chahal and Kuldeep’s performances have dipped massively which has resulted in their exclusion from India’s playing XI.

Chahal has grabbed just 11 wickets in 8 ODIs without Dhoni at an average of 41.82 and an economy rate of 6.80.

Kuldeep played 16 ODIs without Dhoni where he could pick only 14 scalps at an average of 61.71 and an economy rate of 6.22.

Yuzvendra Chahal’s Performance IPL 2021

The Yuzvendra Chahal IPL 2021 stint hasn’t got off to a desirable start. While RCB have won the first two games, Chahal has gone wicketless in both.

The leggie leaked 41 runs in his four overs against Mumbai and followed it up by giving away 29 runs against SRH. Chahal would look to get back into his old rhythm and help RCB win their maiden IPL trophy.

Kuldeep Yadav’s performance in IPL 2021

Kuldeep, who has fallen out of favour from the Indian team, once again finds himself out of the reckoning from the KKR side as well. The 26-year old didn’t find a place in KKR’s playing XI in the first two games.

With Varun Chakravarthy and Harbhajan Singh performing well for KKR, Kuldeep will find it difficult to break into the side. However, if an opportunity comes, the leg-spinner will have to grab it with both hands.

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