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Piyush Chawla
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Piyush Chawla

India|Bowling allrounder
Piyush Chawla

INTL CAREER: 2006 - 2012

Full Name

Piyush Pramod Chawla

Born

December 24, 1988, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh

Age

32y 296d

Batting Style

Left hand bat

Bowling Style

Legbreak

Playing Role

Bowling allrounder

TEAMS

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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Career Averages

Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test3649227074/694/13338.573.2970.20100
ODI252513121117324/234/2334.905.1041.00200
T20I7713815142/132/1337.756.5634.50000
FC13623426602145824456/4611/17032.763.2859.7022233
List A149145751761472366/466/4626.044.9031.80830
T20250249517864522634/174/1724.537.4719.60300
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test330642.002326.08001010
ODI251253813*5.425865.51003090
T20I710000.0010.00000020
FC13619116547515631.28636590
List A1491062317699321.31194590.950811658420
T2025014145141345*14.711125125.600012354660
Piyush Pramod Chawla
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Recent Matches - Player

MATCHBATBOWLDATEGROUNDFORMAT
Mumbai vs Sunrisers01/3808-Oct-2021Abu DhabiT20
Gujarat vs U. Pradesh321/5511-Mar-2021DelhiList A
Gujarat vs Andhra11*3/3308-Mar-2021DelhiList A
Gujarat vs Baroda14*3/5228-Feb-2021SuratList A
Gujarat vs Hyderabad161/5226-Feb-2021KamrejList A

Photos


Piyush Chawla picked up the wicket of Mohammad Nabi
Piyush Chawla came in for his first game of the season
Mumbai Indians' Piyush Chawla and batting coach Robin Singh during practice
Piyush Chawla of Mumbai Indians arrives for the match against Kolkata Knight Riders
A pensive moment for Ravindra Jadeja and Piyush Chawla
Piyush Chawla ended Delhi Capitals' opening stand