Yuzvendra Chahal

Country: India
Born: July 23, 1990, Jind, Haryana
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Legbreak Googly
Playing role: Bowler

Yuzvendra Chahal Bio

Yuzvendra Singh Chahal, one of India’s finest legspinners, has carved a niche for himself in the world of cricket with his attacking style of play and impressive performances. Born on July 23, 1990, in Jind, Haryana, Chahal has become a vital part of the Indian cricket team, known for his match-winning spells and consistent performances.

Before making his mark on the international stage, Chahal showcased his skills at the domestic level. He burst onto the scene in 2009 when he emerged as the leading wicket-taker in the National Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy, scalping an impressive 34 wickets. This remarkable feat caught the attention of selectors, who recognized his potential and talent.

It is interesting to note that Chahal was not always destined to be a cricketer. In his early years, he excelled as a chess player and represented India in junior levels. However, destiny had different plans for him, and he eventually found his calling in cricket. Chahal made his first-class debut for Haryana in 2009, around the same time he was signed by Mumbai Indians for the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Though he did not get much playing time with Mumbai Indians in his first stint, Chahal got an opportunity to shine during the Champions League T20 in 2011. He played a crucial role in the team’s victory, delivering a spell of 3-0-9-2 in the final. However, for the next few seasons, Chahal struggled to establish himself in the Mumbai Indians’ squad, playing only one game in two years.

It was with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) that Chahal found his true potential. Since joining RCB in 2014, Chahal became their leading wicket-taker for two consecutive years, showcasing his ability to consistently grab crucial breakthroughs. His performances did not go unnoticed, and Chahal earned a call-up to the Indian national team for the limited-overs series against Zimbabwe in 2016.

Chahal had an impactful debut series against Zimbabwe, impressing cricketing experts with his skill and temperament. He showcased his true potential during the series and became an integral part of the Indian team, particularly in the shorter formats of the game. In January 2017, Chahal produced a memorable performance against England in a T20I match. His figures of 6 for 25, including a stunning collapse of 8 for 8, marked the third-best figures in T20I cricket at that time.

Since then, Chahal has been an indispensable asset to the Indian team, consistently picking up wickets and controlling the opposition’s run rate. He has formed a formidable partnership with fellow spinner Kuldeep Yadav, creating havoc for batsmen with their combined guile and variation.

With his accurate line and length, subtle variations, and quick thinking, Chahal has established himself as one of India’s premier spinners. His ability to perform under pressure and deliver match-winning spells has made him a key player for both India and his IPL franchise.

Off the field, Chahal maintains a jovial and personable persona, often sharing his light-hearted moments on social media platforms. He has garnered a significant fan following and is admired for his sportsmanship and dedication to the game.

As Chahal’s career continues to flourish, he remains a crucial member of the Indian cricket team, shouldering the responsibility of spinning India to victory. With his immense talent, determination, and growing experience, Yuzvendra Singh Chahal has undoubtedly become a force to be reckoned with in the cricketing world.

Yuzvendra Chahal Career Stats

Yuzvendra Chahal Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 80 6 4 6 3* 3 13 46.15 0 0 0 0 14 0
ODIs 72 14 5 77 18* 8.55 141 54.6 0 0 8 0 16 0
FC 35 52 11 345 42 8.41 1140 30.26 0 0 42 2 12 0
List A 137 49 22 300 24* 11.11 535 56.07 0 0 28 1 27 0
T20s 290 42 26 79 10 4.93 149 53.02 0 0 1 0 64 0

Yuzvendra Chahal Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 80 79 1764 2409 96 6/25 6/25 25.09 8.19 18.3 2 1 0
ODIs 72 69 3739 3283 121 6/42 6/42 27.13 5.26 30.9 5 2 0
FC 35 55 6477 3313 96 6/44 8/112 34.51 3.06 67.4 3 2 0
List A 137 131 6738 5442 214 6/24 6/24 25.42 4.84 31.4 7 5 0
T20s 290 287 6197 7862 336 6/25 6/25 23.39 7.61 18.4 9 2 0

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