Matches (22)
IND v ENG (1)
PSL 2024 (3)
WPL (2)
WCL 2 (1)
Ranji Trophy (4)
CWC Play-off (3)
NZ v AUS (1)
Marsh Cup (1)
WI 4-Day (4)
BPL 2024 (2)

Full Name

Piyush Pramod Chawla


December 24, 1988, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh


35y 64d

Batting Style

Left hand Bat

Bowling Style


Playing Role

Bowling Allrounder

Piyush Chawla is one for early impact. As a 15-year-old he represented India Under-19 and Uttar Pradesh U-22. Before he made his first-class debut, at 17, he had already bowled Sachin Tendulkar with a googly in a Challenger Series match. In his first first-class season, he took 35 wickets and scored 224 runs to help UP win their first Ranji Trophy. In his teens he played two Test matches too, against England and South Africa. He took three wickets on ODI debut in Bangladesh in 2007, and 14 during India's tour of Ireland and England the same year, often troubling Kevin Pietersen with the googlies and the straighter ones.

Chawla is a legspinner who has good control and variations, but can do with a bigger stock legbreak to make the other aspects of his bowling more effective. He has not been able to make himself a permanent place in the Indian team so far, losing out to a more conventional legspinner Amit Mishra after Anil Kumble retired from Tests. He stayed closer to the ODI team, also helped by an impressive performance in the first IPL. But after an ordinary Asia Cup in Pakistan in 2008, he was sent back to domestic cricket to work on his game. After a long time in the side-lines, when the likes of Amit Mishra and Pragyan Ojha overtook him in the Indian spinner stakes, Chawla made a surprise comeback to the side when he was included for the World Twenty20 in 2010, and then made it to the squad for the 2011 World Cup.
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Piyush Chawla Career Stats


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Batting & Fielding

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Recent Matches of Piyush Chawla

Gujarat vs UP130/5029-Nov-2023ChandigarhList A
Gujarat vs Arunachal--3/3027-Nov-2023ChandigarhList A
Gujarat vs Rajasthan181/2325-Nov-2023ChandigarhList A
Gujarat vs Assam23/4823-Nov-2023ChandigarhList A
Gujarat vs UP13*0/1931-Oct-2023MohaliT20

Photos of Piyush Chawla

Piyush Chawla and Ishan Kishan combined to pick up the first wicket
Piyush Chawla sent back Krunal Pandya in the ninth over
Piyush Chawla celebrates after dismissing Quinton de Kock
Piyush Chawla had Vijay Shankar bowled
Piyush Chawla got his 18th wicket of the season when he sent back Vijay Shankar, making it his most successful IPL
Piyush Chawla removed Ruturaj Gaikwad after a brisk start from CSK