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Yuzvendra Chahal Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth, salary and more

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Yuzvendra Chahal is an Indian cricketer and former chess player. He made his first-class debut in November 2009 against Madhya Pradesh in Indore. Here you will find information about Yuzvendra Chahal bio, age, height, weight, wife, net worth, salary, and relationship status. He made his T20 International (T20I) debut against Zimbabwe at Harare on 18 June 2016.

About/Bio/Wiki of Yuzvendra Chahal

Full Name Yuzvendra Singh Chahal
Nickname Yuzi
Profession Indian Cricketer (Spin Bowler)

Physical Status & More

Height
  • in centimeters- 168 cm
  • in meters- 1.68 m
  • in Feet Inches- 5’6”
Weight
  • in Kilograms- 62 kg
  • in Pounds- 137 lbs
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black
Body Colour Light Brown

Cricket

Yuzvendra Chahal in the field
International Debut

Test- N/A

ODI- 11 June 2016 against Zimbabwe at Harare

T20- 18 June 2016 against Zimbabwe at Harare
Jersey Number

#3 (India)

#3 (IPL, County Cricket)#5,16(IPL, County Cricket)
Coach/Mentor Ashwani Kumar
Domestic/State Teams  Haryana, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore
Nature on field Aggressive
Records (main ones)     
  • Highest wicket taker for Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2015.
  • Records 3rd best figures in T20 Internationals with 6/25 in 4 overs, against England, Bengaluru in 2017.
  • 1st Indian bowler to record a 5-wicket haul in T20 Internationals.
Career Turning Point Performance in the 2013 Champions League T20.

Personal Life

Date of Birth 23 July 1990
Birth Place Jind, Haryana, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Leo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Jind, Haryana, India
School DAV Public School, Jind
College N/A
Religion Hinduism

 

Family

Marital Status Unmarried
Wife/Spouse N/A
Children

Daughter- None

Son- None

Parents

Father- K K Chahal (Advocate)

Mother- Sunita Devi
Siblings

Brother- N/A

Sisters- 2 (Both elders)

Favorite Things

Hobbies Playing chess, Travelling
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Favourite Batsman

Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Kevin Pietersen

Bowler: Shane Warne
Favourite Cricket Ground M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru
Favourite Chess Players Viswanathan Anand, Abhijeet Gupta
Favourite Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo
Favourite Football Team Real Madrid C.F
Favourite Food Butter Chicken, Rajma-Chawal
Favourite Actor Akshay Kumar, Randeep Hooda
Favourite Actress Katrina Kaif
Salary (2020) ₹60000000(IPL)
TOTAL IPL INCOME ₹187000000
Net Worth $4.5Million

Controversies of Yuzvendra Chahal:

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

Does Yuzvendra Chahal smoke: Not Known
Does Yuzvendra Chahal drink alcohol: Yes

Some less known facts about Yuzvendra Chahal:

  • Chahal developed a great interest in both chess and cricket at the age of 7.
  • Due to his thin physique, his friends used to call him “single haddi (bone).”
  • He performed exceptionally well in his age-group chess tournaments; was the India national junior champion (U-12) in chess, and represented India in the World Cup in 2003 in Greece, with an overall career rating of 1946.
  • Though he wanted to pursue his career in chess, he quit playing it professionally for it being an expensive sport, and he was finding it difficult to get sponsors. Due to it, he got more inclined to cricket.
  • He is the first ever player to represent India in both chess and cricket.
  • He started playing cricket as a medium-fast bowler but later on, he became a leg spinner.
  • According to him, playing chess helps him to become more patient, controls his temper and makes him able to read batsman’s mind.
  • He considers Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne as his idol.
  • He made his first-class debut in November 2009 against Madhya Pradesh in Indore.
  • He represented the Mumbai Indian in the initial 3-years of his IPL career, but played only one match for them, and in 2014 he was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore, that boosted his cricketing career.
  • Mitchell Starc is his best friend in Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team’s squad.
  • His biggest stressbusters are – Netflix and his phone.
  • In November 2017, when the New Zealand cricket team toured India, Chahal and New Zealand spinner Ish Sodhi played a chess game on the flight as the Indian cricket team and New Zealand cricket team travelled to Thiruvananthapuram for a T20 International match.

Image Credit: Instagram

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