Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzvendra Chahal
ind India
Nick name
Yuzvendra Chahal
Batting style
Right Hand Bat
Bowling style
Right Arm Let Spin
Current Team
Indian Premier League 2016
July 23, 1990

Yuzvendra Chahal is a leg-spinner who plays domestic cricket for Haryana. After impressing at the U-19 level and spending time at the National Cricket Academy, he graduated to first-class cricket. He made his Ranji Trophy debut for Haryana in 2009. A good outfielder too, Chahal first turned out for the Mumbai Indians in IPL 2011. He was bought by RCB at the IPL Player Auction 2014. He was the team’s highest wicket-taker in the 2015 season and will be hoping to do plenty of damage in Vivo IPL 2016.

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 Twenty20 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.

He was picked up for INR 10 lakh by Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2014 auction of the IPL and the new season brought with it a new lease of life for the young legspinner’s career.

Indian Premier League 2016


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