"Hardik, as a whole package is always of great value, everyone knows that. It was a workload-related thing in the previous game," Zaheer said at the pre-match conference ahead of their game against Kolkata Knight Riders.
Mumbai Indians strengthened their spin department by adding 32-year-old Chawla to the squad at the most recent auction.
Gambhir feels that people shouldn't go overboard about past World Cup wins because the players who competed were meant give it their best shot and they did so as their professional duty.
IPL 2021: Suryakumar Yadav managed himself well when he wasn't getting India call-up, says MI mentor Zaheer Khan
Even after a stupendous last IPL for MI, Suryakumar didn't make it to the Australia tour but grabbed his opportunity with three great knocks in the T20 Internationals against England.
India vs England: Joe Root's extra-safe tactics, no-ball nonsense, indomitable Ishant and more talking points from day 4
India’s two most recent Test matches produced two stirring fourth innings performances from their batsmen – 131 overs to survive at the SCG, 97 overs and 329 runs to bring down the Gabbatoir, but on Tuesday, they will truly be pushed to the limit.
“It’s really heartening to see how Indian fast bowlers have performed in this series. Jasprit Bumrah has led the pace attack really well in the absence of Ishant and Shami. Siraj has adjusted at the international level admirably, which shows the kind of talent that is coming up and pushing the senior guys,” Zaheer said.
With the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins, to name a few, up in their ranks, both India and Australia have formidable bowling attacks.
IPL 2020: Rohit Sharma calls playoffs a 'small little tournament', asks MI teammates to keep the momentum going
Rohit had missed the last four games for MI, as he is recovering from a left-leg hamstring injury, and he is unlikely to feature in their last game against SRH as well.
Chahar has taken 11 wickets in nine games with a decent economy rate of 7.40.
Zaheer Khan turns 42: Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh and other cricketers wish former India pacer on his birthday
Wishes poured in on social media for Zaheer, who is currently with Mumbai Indians in the United Arab Emirates for the ongoing IPL as the team's Director of Cricket Operations.
IPL 2020: When Kieron Pollard comes to the party early, it's a great sign for us, says MI bowling mentor Zaheer Khan
In his element in the last two games, Pollard smashed an unbeaten 60 off 24 balls against RCB before producing an unbeaten 47 off 20 balls against KXIP.
IPL 2020: Zaheer Khan says Hardik Pandya keen to bowl, but MI need to be 'patient and listen to his body'
Hardik, who underwent a back surgery in London in November last year and returned to cricket in March, did not bowl for Mumbai Indians in the first two IPL games.
Ishant Sharma turns 32: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and other cricketers wish India pacer on his birthday
Indian pacer Ishant Sharma turned 32 on Wednesday. The fast bowler from Delhi has become a Test team mainstay since he made his debut in May 2007 against Bangladesh.
Yuvraj Singh has played 40 Tests and 304 ODIs for India. He has scored over 10,000 runs across the two formats of the game.
India wicket-keeper batsman Parthiv Patel in a recent interview brought in a comparison between Indian pacer Javagal Srinath and Australian fast-medium pace bowler Glenn McGrath.
Ian Bishop says current Indian bowling unit reminds him of intimidating West Indian pace battery of yesteryears
Bishop said the trend started with the likes of Zaheer Khan, RP Singh, Munaf Patel following in the foot steps of Javagal Srinath and Kapil Dev in the 2000s.
McCullum ended the innings filled with breathtaking strokes - pulls, cuts, scoops, drives - on 158 not out. Imagine if there was more opportunity for McCullum to unleash more of his range that evening. Imagine.
Nine years on from the historic day at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium: Rank your favourite India moment from World Cup 2011
On the nine-year anniversary of India's World Cup triumph on 2 April, we want you to give it a shot and rank our picks for the '10 best India moments from the World Cup'
The loss that still hurts: Looking back at 23 March, 2003, the most important defeat in India's cricket history
17 years to this day, India lost a one-sided World Cup final to Australia in Johannesburg. The loss still stings, but it turned out to be perhaps the most important defeat in Indian cricket's recent history.
India vs New Zealand: Jasprit Bumrah needs to shelve conservative approach and be 'extra aggressive', advises Zaheer Khan after ODI flop show
Former India pace spearhead Zaheer Khan feels Jasprit Bumrah needs to be more aggressive and take extra risks to make his presence felt in the upcoming Test series against New Zealand after going wicket-less in the recent ODI series.