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Yuzvendra Chahal (cricketer) Girlfriend, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

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.

Yuzvendra Chahal
Nickname: Yuzi
Profession: Indian Cricketer (Bowler)
Autobiography: NA
Biopic: NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.): 168 cm
Weight (approx.): 62 kg
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Black
Tattoos: NA
Personal Life
Date of Birth: 23rd July 1990
Age (as on 2017): 27 years
Birth Place: Jind, Haryana, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Leo
Nationality: Indian
School: DAV Public School, Jind
College: Mahatma Gandhi College of Health Science, Haryana
Educational Qualifications: Graduate
Signature: NA

Father: K.K Chahal  (Advocate)
Mother: Sunita Devi (House wife)

Sister: 2 (Both Elder)
Brother: NA
Coach/Mentor: Ashwani Kumar
Religion: Hinduism
Address: Jind, Haryana, India
Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test: NA
ODI: 11th June 2016 vs Zimbabwe at Harare
T20: 18th June 2016 vs Zimbabwe at Harare
Jersey Number: #3 (International, IPL, County)
Domestic/State Team: Haryana, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore
Nature on field: Aggressive
Likes to play against: Australia
Favourite Ball: Googly

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.

Hobbies: Playing Chess, Travelling and Photography
Favourite Batsmen: Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Kevin Pietersen
Favourite Bowlers: Shane Warne
Favourite Cricket Ground: M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru
Favourite sports personalities: NA
Favourite Food: Butter Chicken and Rajma-Chawal
Favourite Actors/Actresses: NA/Katrina Kaif
Favourite Films: NA
Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA
Favourite Destination: Maldives, Greece, Paris
Smoking/Alcohol: NA

Style Quotient
Cars Collection: BMW 3 Series

Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status: Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends: Tanishka Kapoor (rumour)

Retainer Fee: NA
Test Fee: Rs 15 Lakh
ODI Fee: Rs 6 Lakh
T20 Fee: Rs 3 Lakh
IPL 11: Rs. 6 Crore
Net Worth: 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).
Yuzvendra Chahal playing chess with Kiwi's leg spinner Ish Sodhi
  • 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.

Akshay Singh @Akshay_Cric

An ardent sports enthusiast who likes to write in such a manner so that the readers could relate themselves and feel the passion of the game.