Worst economy rate for an Indian bowler in a calendar year, here's the top 5 list 

Avesh Khan tops unwanted list

The left-arm pacer had an economy rate of 8.96 runs per over in 2019. His last T20I appearance was in 2019 as well. 

5 | Khaleel Ahmed 

In 2019, Yuzvendra Chahal conceded runs at an economy rate of 8.97 runs per over. Chahal is currently in India's Asia Cup side.

4 | Yuzvendra Chahal

Chahal is the only Indian bowler to feature in the list twice. Chahal had an economy rate of 9.05 in 2020. 

3 | Yuzvendra Chahal

Shardul Thakur had an economy rate of 9.08 runs per over in 2020. Thakur's last T20I appearance was in February 2022 against West Indies.

2 | Shardul Thakur

Avesh Khan edged Thakur's 2020 record as his economy rate in current year is 9.10 runs per over. 

1 | Avesh Khan

Avesh conceded 53 runs against minnows Hong Kong in India's Asia Cup group stage clash. He was hit for 21 runs in his final over.

Expensive spell 

Avesh made his T20I debut against West Indies earlier this year. Since then, Avesh has got 13 wickets from 15 games. 

Avesh's T20I numbers 

Avesh would not have made it into Asia Cup squad if not for injuries sustained by star bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Harshal Patel. 

Lucky pick

In the current Asia Cup squad, India don’t have a fourth pacer (excluding Hardik Pandya). However, Deepak Chahar is in the standbys. 

Not much a choice

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