September 21, 2020
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Piyush Chawla Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth, salary and more

Piyush Chawla Biography

Wiki, Salary, Girlfriend and Personal information of Piyush Chawla

Piyush Chawla is an Indian cricketer who has played for the India national cricket team. He represented the India U-19 team at a very young age of 15. Here you will find all information about Piyush Chawla bio, age, height, weight, net worth, salary and relationship status. He debuted against England in 2006. In the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by the Chennai Super Kings ahead of the 2020 Indian Premier League.

About/Bio/Wiki of Piyush Chawla

Full Name Piyush Chawla
Nickname(s) Paras
Profession Indian Cricketer (All-rounder)

Physical State & More

Height
  • in centimeters- 168 cm
  • in meters- 1.68 m
  • in feet inches- 5’6”
Weight
  • in kilograms- 63 kg
  • in pounds- 139 lbs
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Body Colour Fair

Cricket

Piyush Chawla in the Field
International Debut

Test- 9 March 2006 vs England in Mohali

ODI- 12 May 2007 vs Bangladesh in Dhaka

T20- 2 May 2010 vs South Africa in St Lucia

Jersey Number

#11 (India)

Nature on field

Aggressive.

Domestic/State Teams Uttar Pradesh, Kings XI Punjab, Sussex, Somerset, Kolkata Knight Riders
Records (main ones)
  • While playing against England U-19 in 2004, Chawla took 13 wickets in two test matches averaging just above 12.
  • In his first-class debut match against South Zone in Duleep Trophy 2005-06, Chawla contributed 60 runs to the eight-wicket stand of 92 runs with Harvinder Singh.
  • Chawla claimed 4 wickets in 8 overs conceding just 8 runs in the 2006 U-19 World Cup final. He also scored unbeaten 25 runs knock in the match.
  • While playing for Sussex County Club in 2009, Chawla took 8 wickets in a match against Worcestershire. He performed quite good with the bat as well by scoring 102 not out after facing only 86 deliveries while batting at number 9.
Career Turning Point His considerable performance in the Under-19 World Cup 2006 got him an early call-up from the Indian National team’s test squad for the series against England.

Personal Life

Piyush Chawla with his wife
Date of Birth 24 December 1988
Birth Place Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Capricorn
Nationality Indian
Hometown Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
School N/A
Religion Hinduism

Family

Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Anubhuti Chauhan
Marriage Year 2013
Children

Daughter- Not Known

Son- Not Known

Parents

Father- Pramod Kumar Chawla

Mother- Not Known

Siblings

Brother- Not Known

Sister- Not Known

Favorite Things

Hobbies Listening to music
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Favourite Food

Nando’s Chicken

Favourite Cricketer  Anil Kumble
Favourite Actor Amir Khan
Favourite Actress Deepika Padukone
Favourite Singer Jagjit Singh
Net Worth  $0.5Million

Controversies of Piyush Chawla:

He doesn’t have any controversies in his career till now.

Does Piyush Chawla smoke: Not Known
Does Piyush Chawla drink alcohol: Not Known

Some less known facts about Piyush Chawla:

  • He was just 16 when he took the wicket of Sachin Tendulkar in a domestic match. Chawla considers the wicket to be the most cherished wicket.
  • Chawla has 17 years 75 days when he first played for India in the test format and became the second youngest player to play for India after Sachin Tendulkar.
  • He holds different personalities for different formats. Chawla is being considered as a specialist leg spinner in the international team, while he shows his intent as a quality all-rounder in the domestic cricket.
  • Chawla in an interview to the EspnCricinfo revealed his favourite Uttar Pradesh phase, which is “Chidha rahe ho boss? (You teasing me, mate?)”.
  • Whenever he was dropped from the Indian team, former Indian leg-break bowler, Anil Kumble motivated him.
  • He says his shorter height has always been a boon rather than a curse for him. It, according to Chawla, gives him an enough space to flight the ball, which is quite useful for the spin bowlers.
  • In an interview, he said that he would pay anything to see Sachin Tendulkar playing against his arch rival Shane Warne.

Image Credit: BCCI

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