Yuzvendra Chahal was born in Haryana, and at the age of 19, he managed to make his first-class debut in a match that was played away against Madhya Pradesh. The right-arm leg-spinner has not had many chances to play the first-class games; however, his performance has been quite impressive in the short formats. In 2011, he was lucky to get an IPL contract with Mumbai Indians. Below is his profile and career history.
- Name: Yuzvendra Singh Chahal
- Place of birth: Jind, Haryana
- Date of birth: 23rd July 1990
- Nationality: Indian
- Height: 1.68m
- Batting style: Right-Handed Bat
- Bowling style: Right-arm leg break
- Role: Bowler
- Teams: Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians, Haryana, North Zone, India A, India AT20, India
Yuzvendra Chahal’s batting stats
- For ODIs, Chahal has played 56 matches in 10 innings, where he has managed to score 53 runs and 90 BFs. His strike rate is 58.88; he has had four Not Outs, scored seven fours and his average is 8.83.
- In T20Is, he has had the chance to play 49 games in four innings; he scored 5 runs and 11 BFs. His average is 2.50, with two Not Outs, and a strike rate of 45.45.
- For T20s, Chahal has managed to play 220 matches in 37 innings, where he made 22 Not Outs, 138 BFs, and scored 71 runs. His strike rate stands at 51.44; he has one four and an average of 4.73.
Yuzvendra Chahal’s Bowling stats
- For the T20Is, Chahal has played 49 games in 49 innings, bowling 191.3 overs and conceding 1594 runs. The right-handed batter has also scored 63 wickets, with an economy of 8.32, and an average of 25.30.
- In the ODIs, he has had the chance to play 56 matches in 55 innings and has scored 2613 runs. He has also bowled 502.1 overs, taken 97 wickets, with an economy of 5.20 summing his average to 26.93.
- For T20s, he has a record of 220 played matches in 218 innings and has scored 782.4 overs. During this tournament, he has also scored 5930 runs, taken 242 wickets, with an economy of 7.57, making his average to be 24.50.
Yuzvendra has managed to perform pretty impressively in his cricket career. He started his IPL career in 2008 with Mumbai Indians, although he was mainly on the bench. In 2011, he got the chance to feature in all of the T20 Champions League for Mumbai Indians. He was later bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2014, and today he is among the best.
He got the chance to make his ODI debut against Zimbabwe in 2016. During the same tournament, he was awarded the Man of the Match award. Chahal played his second ODI match in 2019 by taking 6/42 against the Australian national cricket team.
Chahal made his T20I debut in 2016 against Zimbabwe, and later on, in 2017, he became the first Indian bowler to take a five-wicket haul against the English Cricket team. He also made a record of the most wickets (25) worldwide in the 2017 T20Is.
He made his Ranji Trophy debut in 2009, and in 2011, he made his IPL debut. He did not stop there, as in 2016 he worked exceptionally hard and made his ODI and T20I debut in Indian colors.