Happy Birthday Yuzvendra Chahal: Yuzvendra Singh Chahal (born 23 July 1990) is an Indian cricketer and former chess player who represents India at international level. He is a leg break bowler and one of the best in the business.
Happy Birthday Yuzvendra Chahal
Biography – About Yuzvendra Chahal
Chahal has so far played only limited overs international cricket, i.e. One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I). Along with cricket, Chahal has also represented India at the international level in chess at the youth level. Chahal plays for Haryana at the domestic level. Chahal is an integral part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad in the Indian Premier League.
Yuzvendra Chahal Records
Most T20 wickets in 2017 – 23
Yuzvendra Chahal Awards and Accolades
ICC Men’s T20I Performance of the Year (India) (6/25 v England)
ICC Test team of the year
ICC ODI Team of the year
Yuzvendra Chahal Career
Yuzvendra Chahal IPL Career
Chahal started his IPL career with Mumbai Indians in 2008. He was seen more on the bench, appearing in only one IPL game for Mumbai Indians in three seasons. However, he appeared in all matches in the 2011 Champions League Twenty20 for Mumbai Indians.
In the 2014 IPL players’ auction, Chahal was bought by Royal Challengers for his base price of ₹10 lakh. But today he has become an irreplaceable part of the RCB franchise.
Yuzvendra Chahal International Career
Yuzvendra Chahal ODI Career
Chahal made his One Day International debut against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club on June 11, 2016. In the second match, Chahal took three wickets for just 25 runs to help his team win by 8 wickets. This earned him his first international man of the match award.
On 18 January 2019, Chahal took his second One Day International 5 wicket haul against the Australia national cricket team taking 6/42. This was one of the joint best figures by an Indian bowler.
Yuzvendra Chahal T20I Career
He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut against Zimbabwe on 18 June 2016. On 1 February 2017, he became the first bowler for India to take a five-wicket haul in T20Is, ending with figures of 6/25 against the England cricket team. He took the most (23) wickets in T20Is all over the world in 2017.
Yuzvendra Chahal – Chess
Cricket is not just Chahal’s talent. Chahal has also represented India in chess at the World Youth Chess Championship. Though struggling to find a sponsor, Chahal was left with no other option but to quit the sport. Chahal is listed on the official site of the World Chess Federation.
Yuzvendra Chahal Family
Yuzvendra Chahal was born in a village in Haryana to Shri K.K. Chahal and Mrs. Sunita Devi’s house. His family now lives in Jind’s Patiala Chowk. His father works as a lawyer and his mother is a housewife.
Chahal has two elder sisters, both of whom live in Australia. Yuzvendra Chahal tied the knot with Dhanashree Verma on December 22, 2020. Chahal’s wife is an Indian dancer, choreographer and dentist by profession, the couple announced their engagement earlier this year on August 8 via social media.