Piyush Chawla is an Indian legspinner who burst onto the International scene after an excellent showing with India Under-19. Chawla is known for his good control and variations alongside stock a threatening legbreak.
He was picked in the national squad in his teens, representing India in three Tests and 25 One Day Internationals. However, he could not cement his place in the Indian team for a long run. Chawla was a part of Dhoni-led 2011 World Cup winning team. Chawla has been a successful spinner in IPL, with 5 years stint with Kings XI Punjab and playing for Kolkata Knight Riders since 2014.
Date of Birth:
24 December 1988
Age (as on 2018):
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:
Pramod Kumar Chawla
India vs. England at Mohali, Mar 9-13, 2006
Bangladesh vs. India at Dhaka, May 12, 2007
India vs. South Africa at Gros Islet, May 2, 2010
#11 – India, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders
Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Somerset, Sussex, Uttar Pradesh
Nature on field:
Likes to play against:
Second youngest (17 years 75 days) to play for India in Test cricket.
Career Turning Point
Clean bowling Tendulkar with googly in NPK Salve Challenger Trophy in 2005-06
Listening to music
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Favourite Films/TV Show:
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
4.20 Cr. INR – Kolkata Knight Riders 2018
Awards and recognitions
Lesser Known Facts
According to Chawla, dismissing Sachin off googly in Challenger trophy is his most cherished wicket.
He says his short height gives him advantage for give the ball better flight.