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Yuzvendra Chahal Biography: Meet The Champion Bowler Of Indian Cricket Team

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Yuzvendra Chahal is the self-proclaimed ‘shy’ prankster. The funny guy in the dressing room. The focused bowler in the field. Chahal has already made his mark with his phenomenal performance throughout. In this blog, we will explore the life of Yuzvendra Chahal, his cricket career, education, net worth, stats, wife, and much more.

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Yuzvendra Chahal Biography

NameYuzvendra Chahal
Born 23 July 1990 (Jind, Haryana, India)
Age33 years
WifeDhanashree Verma
BattingRight-handed
BowlingLegbreak Googly
IPL TeamRajasthan Royals
IPL team PriceINR 6.50 crore
RoleBowler
TestNot yet
ODI11 June 2016 vs Zimbabwe
T20I18 June 2016 vs Zimbabwe
Teams Played forRajasthan Royals, Haryana, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, India
  

Family Background

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Yuzvendra’s father, KK Chahal, works as an advocate. He himself was an university-level cricketer. His mother is a homemaker. Chahal has two elder sisters as well. As a kid, Chahal was super skinny, so his friends used to tease him as ‘single haddi’.

From Chess to Cricket

When Yuzvendra Chahal was seven years old, he started playing chess. He participated in various tournaments, but couldn’t find sponsors to pursue it as a career. Chahal was the U-12 National Chess Champion in 2012. He even represented India at the 2003 Chess World Cup.

Chahal used to play cricket as well and later decided to completely focus on that. His name is still listed on World Chess Federation’s official website. Chahal holds the record of being the only player to represent India in chess and cricket.

Journey

Chahal made his first-class debut in November 2009 against Madhya Pradesh. Though he started as a medium-fast bowler, he became a leg spinner. In 2009, Chahal became the top wicket-taker at the National Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy by picking up 34 wickets. Chahal’s profess in chess has helped him analyze a batsman’s psyche and play him well.


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Indian National Cricket Team

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After his stellar performance in IPL 2016, Chahal was picked up in the Indian National Cricket team. He made his ODI and T20I debuts against Zimbabwe in June 2016.

Chahal holds the record of being the first Indian bowler to take 5 wickets in T20 Internationals. He achieved this feat against England in February 2017. He was declared as the man of the match in his very 2nd second ODI. Chahal also took 3 wickets for 25 runs against Zimbabwe.

During the opening match against the West Indies in February 2022, Chahal achieved his 100th ODI cricket wicket. In June 2022, Chahal earned a spot in India’s squad for the T20I series against Ireland.

Yuzvendra Chahal Career Stats

  • Yuzvendra Chahal Bowling Stats 

FORMATMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
ODIs7269373932831216/426/4227.135.2630.9520
T20Is807917642409966/256/2525.098.1918.3210
FC355564773313966/448/11234.513.0667.4320
List A133127649853082056/246/2425.894.9031.6650
T20s290287619778623366/256/2523.397.6118.4920
  • Batting & Fielding Stats of Yuzvendra Chahal
FORMATMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
ODIs721457718*8.5514154.600080160
T20Is806463*3.001346.150000140
FC355211345428.41114030.2600422120
List A133482130024*11.1153056.6000281270
T20s290422679104.9314953.020010640

Yuzvendra Chahal in IPL

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Chahal joined RCB in 2014 after playing for Mumbai Indians. In the three years with Mumbai Indians, he played in just one match. He was signed by RCB for a base price of INR 10 lakh.

His performance in the 2016 IPL edition impressed one and all as he took 19 wickets then and became the purple cap holder. During the IPL Auction 2023, the Rajasthan team secured Yuzvendra Chahal’s services for a sum of Rs 6.50 Cr.

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IPL Stats

Bowling Stats
YEARMATBALLSRUNSWKTSBBMAVEECONSR4W5W
Career145317340561875/4021.697.6716.9761
202314317432214/1720.578.1815.1030
202217408527275/4019.527.7515.1111
202115318374183/1120.777.0517.6600
202015343405213/1819.287.0816.3300
201914296386184/3821.447.8216.4410
201814300363122/2230.257.2625.0000
201713261333143/1623.787.6518.6400
201613295401214/2519.098.1514.0410
201515281415233/4018.048.8612.2100
201414330386122/1732.167.0127.5000
20131243400/348.5000

Yuzvendra Chahal Wife

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Chahal announced his engagement to Dhanashree Verma on 8th August 2020. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the couple got engaged in a small Roka Ceremony at home, in the presence of their parents. Chahal married fiancée, Dhanashree in December, 2020. She is a doctor and a choreographer. The founder of the ‘Dhanashree Verma Company’ has more than 1 million subscribers on her YouTube channel and has worked with the likes of Rajkumar Rao and Guru Randhawa.


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Interesting Facts about Yuzvendra Chahal

  • Yuzvendra Chahal claims that he is shy, but he has a very fun and naughty side to him as well. He even has his own channel, Chahal TV, where he shares quirky videos and interviews.
  • He loves to make quirky videos with his teammates and these are regularly posted on BCCI website. BCCI also shares these through their twitter handle. Most of his teammates have debuted on ‘Chahal TV’. Smriti Mandhana has also been interviewed on the channel and trolled Chahal by calling him her batting inspiration.
  • Chahal seems to inspire by Captain Kohli when it comes to tattoos as well. He has anchor and compass, Shiva, and zodiac Leo tattoos. These inspire him when he is feeling low.
  • Chahal shares an excellent comradery with MS Dhoni as well. In fact, they play PUBG together whenever they find some time.
  • Shane Warne is his bowling idol.
  • Flamboyant Bollywood star, Ranveer Singh, is Chahal’s favourite actor. Chahal is a big fan of bindass attitude and loves all his movies. When it comes to the actresses, he has a huge crush on Katrina Kaif. She is his dream date!
  • Chahal is a big fan of football. He supports the team Real Madrid, and his favourite footballer is none other than Cristiano Ronaldo!

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  • Chahal is absolutely in love with the city of Gurugram. He has built a home there so that his parents could shift from Jind village in Haryana. It is his dream house and constructed exactly the way he wanted for a long time.
  • His teammates call him Yuzi and Tilli.
  • Yuzvendra Chahal loves travelling. His dream destinations are Maldives, Greece, and Paris.
  • He loves to feast on homemade butter chicken and rajma chawal.
  • Just like most of us, Yuzvendra loves to ‘Netflix and chill’!

Yuzvendra Chahal Net Worth

Yuzvendra’s net worth is estimated to be around INR 45 crores. Along with his National Team salary, he earns handsomely through his IPL salary. In the very first season of IPL, Yuzvendra was signed for INR 10 lakh by Mumbai Indians. However, in 2018, he was earning a whopping INR 6 crores per year from RCB. In 2023 season of IPL, Chahal was bought by Rajasthan Royals with INR 6.5 crores.

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FAQ

Who is wife of Yuzvendra Chahal?

Dhanashree Verma is wife of the India cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal.

What is the net worth of Yuzvendra Chahal?

As of 2023, Yuzvendra Chahal’s net worth is estimated around INR 45 crores.

Is Chahal a vegetarian?

Yuzvendra Chahal was a non-vegetarian. However, in 2020 he revealed that he had become a vegetarian.

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