Yuzvendra Chahal (cricketer) Girlfriend, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More
By Akshay singh
Yuzvendra Singh Chahal (Indian Cricketer)
Yuzvendra Singh Chahal is an emerging Indian leg-spinner who is a permanent member of the Indian limited overs contingent and one of the prime spinners in the set up along with left-arm chinaman Kuldeep Yadav. After impressing in the 2015 and 2016 editions IPL he got a call to represent India in both T20 and ODI series against Zimbabwe in an away series. He had a decenty show in that series but his best performance came in a home series against England which was also the first assignment for Virat Kohli as the regular skipper of the side. Chahal ended up with match figures of 6 for 25 from just 4 overs in the third T20I of the series which helped India to clinch the three-match series 2-1 and in the process, he also became the first ever Indian bowler to pick up a five-wicket haul in T20Is and the figures were the third-best bowling figures in International T20s.
Indian Cricketer (Bowler)
Date of Birth:
23rd July 1990
Age (as on 2017):
Jind, Haryana, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:
DAV Public School, Jind
Mahatma Gandhi College of Health Science, Haryana
K.K Chahal (Advocate)
Sunita Devi (House wife)
2 (Both Elder)
Jind, Haryana, India
11th June 2016 vs Zimbabwe at Harare
18th June 2016 vs Zimbabwe at Harare
#3 (International, IPL, County)
Haryana, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore
Nature on field:
Likes to play against:
Career Turning Point
Performance in 2015-2016 Indian Premier League.
He became the highest wicket taker for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the year 2017.
His best figures in T20 international are 6/25 against England at his IPL home ground Bangalore. This is the third best bowling figure in T20I and best for India.
First Indian bowler to scalp five wickets in an Innings in T20I’s.
Playing Chess, Travelling and Photography
Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Kevin Pietersen
Favourite Cricket Ground:
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru
Favourite sports personalities:
Butter Chicken and Rajma-Chawal
Maldives, Greece, Paris
BMW 3 Series
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Tanishka Kapoor (rumour)
Rs 15 Lakh
Rs 6 Lakh
Rs 3 Lakh
Rs. 6 Crore
Estimated Rs 15-16 Crore
Awards and recognitions
Lesser Known Facts
His friends used to call him single haddi (bone) because of his thin appearance.
He used to be a fast bowler at the initial stage of his career, later he turned his focus to leg spin bowling.
He is the only Indian to represent his country in both Chess and Cricket at the national level.
He developed an interest in Chess and cricket at the tender age of 7.
He is the Indian National junior chess champion (U-12).
He didn’t get sponsors for chess thus, he changed his focus into cricket and dropped the plan of pursuing chess as a career.
He idolizes Shane Warne.
According to him, playing chess helps him to keep his composure calm, be more patient and makes him able to read batsmen mind.