Name: Yuzvendra Chahal
Profession: International Cricketer
|Full Name:||Yuzvendra Singh Chahal|
|Famous as:||Wrist Spinner|
|Birthday:||23 July 1990|
|First International Match:||11 June 2016 against Zimbabwe(ODI)|
|IPL Team:||Rajasthan Royals (as of 2022)|
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Who is Yuzvendra Chahal? About Cricketer
Yuzvendra Singh Chahal (born July 23, 1990) is a former chess player and cricketer from India. In Indian domestic cricket, he represents Haryana. He is now a member of the IPL’s Rajasthan Royals franchise. He has represented India in both One Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) cricket matches, as well as in chess.
He’s a left-handed leg-break bowler. Chahal became only the second player in T20I history to take six wickets, and the first Indian to do so. In an international cricket match, he was the first concussion substitute to be named Man of the Match.
On 11 June 2016, he made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club. Richmond Mutumbami was his first ODI wicket. On June 18, 2016, he made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut against Zimbabwe in Harare.
He became the first Indian bowler to record a five-wicket haul in T20Is on February 1, 2017, with scores of 6/25 against England. Yuzvendra Chahal was also the first legspinner to take a fifer and a six-wicket haul in a T20I, and he still holds the record for the finest legspin bowling in T20I history (6/25).
Yuzvendra Chahal proposed to Dhanashree Verma, a YouTuber, dance choreographer, and dentist, on August 8, 2020, and the couple married on December 22, 2020, in a private ceremony in Gurgaon.
Life History/Career Path of Yuzvendra Chahal
Yuzvendra Chahal was born on 23 July, 1990 to K.K. Chahal and Sunita Devi Chahal. Mumbai Indians signed Chahal for the first time in 2011. He only played in one IPL game in three seasons, against Kolkata Knight Riders on April 24. In the Final against Royal Challengers Bangalore, he took 2 for 9 in 3 overs to help Mumbai defend their 139-run total and win the match. He was purchased by the Royal Challengers Bangalore for INR 10 lakh at the 2014 IPL players auction.
He was picked to the 14-man squad that toured Zimbabwe in 2016 and made his debut against Zimbabwe on June 11, 2016 at Harare Sports Club. On 18 June 2016, he made his T20I debut against Zimbabwe in Harare, taking Malcolm Waller for his first T20I wicket. Yuzvendra Chahal was the first legspinner to take a fifer and a six-wicket haul in a T20I, and he holds the record for the finest legspin bowling in T20I history (6/25).
He had the most T20I wickets (23) of any bowler in 2017. He was picked to India’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in April 2019. He finished the World Cup with a total of 12 wickets. He became India’s third bowler to take 50 wickets in T20Is in November 2019, during the third T20I against Bangladesh.
Chahal replaced Ravindra Jadeja in the opening T20I match against Australia on December 4, 2020, due to a concussion. Chahal was chosen man of the match later on, making him the first concussion substitute to win the accolade in an international cricket match.
Chahal is the only cricketer who has also represented India in chess. He represented India in chess at the World Youth Chess Championship, however he later dropped out due to a lack of sponsorship.
|Age (as in 2022):||31|
|Date of Birth:||23 July 1990|
|Birth Place:||Jind, Harayana, India|
|Hometown:||Jind, Haryana, India|
|School:||DAV Public School, Jind|
|College/University:||Mahatma Gandhi College of Health Science, Haryana|
|Tattoo:||Not Revealed Yet|
|Hobbies:||Playing Chess, Travelling, Memes|
|Height (approx.):||in feet:- 5 ft 6 in|
in meters:- 1.68 m
|Weight(approx.):||62 kg (in kilograms)|
137 lbs (in pounds)
|Body Measurements (approx.):|
-Chest: 35 Inches
|Eye Colour :||Brown|
|Blood Group:||Not Revealed Yet|
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|Test Debut:||Not Yet|
|ODI Debut:||June 11, 2016 against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club|
|T20I Debut:||June 18, 2016 against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club|
|Test Captain Debut:||Not Yet|
|ODI Captain Debut:||Not Yet|
|T20I Captain Debut:||Not Yet|
Relationship, Girlfriend, Wife:
|Divorce Date:||Not Yet|
|Marriage Date:||December 22, 2020|
|Friends:||Not Revealed Yet|
Jos Buttler's Family:
2 Elder Sisters
|Sibling in law:||None|
Favourite Things of Yuzvendra Chahal
All the things given below are Yuzvendra Chahal’s very favorite things that we have collected by looking at online and news magazines and wiki.
|Favourite watch brand||Rolex Datejust|
|Favourite Cricketer||Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Kevin Pietersen, Shane Warne|
|Favourite Footballer||Cristiano Ronaldo|
|Favourite Foods||Butter Chicken, Rajma-Chawal|
|Favourite Actors||Akshay Kumar, Randeep Hooda|
|Favourite Actress||Katrina Kaif|
|Favourite Film/Movie||Not Revealed Yet|
|Favourite Sport||Cricket, Football and Chess|
|Favourite Cars||Not Revealed Yet|
|Tattoo||Not revealed yet|
|Favourite Destination||Maldives, Paris, Greece|
|Favourite Cricket Ground:||M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru|
|Loves to play against||Not revealed yet|
Jos Buttler Cars Collection:
Assets/Properties of Yuzvendra Chahal
|House||Not Revealed Yet|
|Land or other assets with approx. value:||None|
Yuzvendra Chahal Net Worth / Salary:
|Net Worth in 2021||$5Million (approx.)|
|Indian Rupees||38.83 Crores|
|Monthly Income||INR 50 Lakh+|
|Money Factor:||Cricket, ADS, Promotions|
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Did you know about Yuzvendra Chahal Facts!!
1. He was an international chess player.
Chahal has been interested in chess and cricket since he was seven years old. At age-group events, he did reasonably well in chess. During his adolescence, Chahal competed in Asian and youth chess competitions for India. He is still listed on FIDE’s official website as having received a 1946 rating.
2. He was a medium pacer at beginning.
Chahal began his career as a medium pacer, but he later turned his focus to leg spin, which he has perfected.
3. He had an interesting incident during 2011 with teammates.
His teammate Symonds and Blizzard planned to throw Chahal into the ice tub during the 2011 CLT20 because he disliked ice baths. When Symonds and Blizzard threw Chahal into the tub with his clothing on, Rob Gibbson assisted them. The amusing aspect was that Chahal had to dash to the hotel in a towel right away, while everyone else was having a good laugh.
4. His debut came against Zimbabwe.
Chahal was called up by India for a bilateral series in Zimbabwe following his outstanding performance in the IPL 2016. He appeared in all three One-Dayers and Twenty20 Internationals. Chahal grabbed six wickets in three One-Day games at an average of 12.83, while he also claimed three wickets in T20Is. In the second One-Day International, he got three wickets, namely Vusi Sibanda, Sikandar Raza, and Elton Chigumbura, and gave 25 runs in six overs with two maidens.
5. RCB was his life changer franchise.
Chahal only played one match during his three-year tenure with MI, from 2011 to 2013, before being purchased by RCB in 2014. He had a good debut year at RCB, putting in 12 wickets in 14 matches. Chahal was the most successful and highest-wickettaker for RCB the next season, with 23 wickets in 15 games. He was the third highest wicket-taker in the 2015 season, and he maintained that trend in 2016, becoming the tournament’s second highest wicket-taker with 21 wickets in 13 matches. In the 2016 IPL, he was again named Most Valuable Player of the Tournament.
FAQs About Cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal?
He was born on 23 July 1990.
Yuzvendra Chahal was the Purple cap winner with 27 wickets.
He is inspired to play cricket from Late Shane Warne.
He studied from DAV Public School, Jind, Haryana.
He is currently of 31 years.
He was married to Youtuber, Choreographer Dhanashree Verma on December 22, 2020.
He is currently in Rajasthan Royals as of 2022 and won purple cap too in the same edition.
His net worth as of 2022 is $5 Milion.
He wears jersey number 3.
His parents are K.K Chahal and Sunita Devi.
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