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Yuzvendra Chahal
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Yuzvendra Chahal

India|bowler
Yuzvendra Chahal

INTL CAREER: 2016 - 2021

Full Name

Yuzvendra Singh Chahal

Born

July 23, 1990, Jind, Haryana

Age

30y 262d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Legbreak googly

Playing Role

Bowler

TEAMS

Yuzvendra Chahal is an attacking legspinner who first attracted attention when he took 34 wickets in the National Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy in 2009, ending the tournament as its leading wicket-taker. A former chess player who represented India at junior levels, Chahal made his first-class debut for Haryana the same year and was signed by Mumbai Indians in 2011 to be part of their IPL squad.

He didn't play a game that season but was still named in Mumbai's Champions League T20 squad the same year. It was in the Champions League that he got an extended run in the side - he featured in the playing XI in all the matches and starred in Mumbai's win in the final with a spell of 3-0-9-2. However, in the next two years with Mumbai, he managed only one game. His IPL fortunes mirrored those in domestic cricket, where he played in only eight matches in three seasons from 2011-12 onwards and picked up just 16 wickets.

It was with Royal Challengers Bangalore, though, that he found the bulk of his success. He was their highest wicket-taker for two years running since the 2015 season and by virtue of that earned his first India caps in ODIs and T20Is on a tour of Zimbabwe in June 2016. While that series may have been seen as an opportunity to blood new players into international cricket, Chahal was called up again into the Indian T20 line-up to face England in January 2017, and delivered in style in the deciding game: his 6 for 25 in that match in Bangalore was part of an England collaspse of 8 for 8, and the third-best figures till then in T20Is.
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Career Averages

Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
ODI545328932511926/426/4227.295.2031.40220
T20I484811251575626/256/2525.408.4018.10210
FC314854632790846/448/11233.213.0665.00320
List A106102517141931536/246/2427.404.8633.70340
T20200198427654342226/256/2524.477.6219.20410
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
ODI541045318*8.839058.880070150
T20I484253*2.501145.45000090
FC314710324428.75108429.8800382110
List A106401926124*12.4244858.2500251260
T20200321956104.3010155.440010510
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Yuzvendra Chahal makes use of his sunglasses in the heat
Yuzvendra Chahal belts out an appeal
Justin Langer congratulates Yuzvendra Chahal, the concussion sub who won Player of the Match
The teams greet each other after India clinched victory
Virat Kohli congratulates Yuzvendra Chahal after he took the wicket of Aaron Finch
Yuzvendra Chahal made a big impact after coming on as a concussion substitute