Piyush Chawla (Cricketer) Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Anubhuti Chauhan
Hometown: Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
Age: 34 Years

Piyush Chawla

ProfessionCricketer (All-rounder)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 63 kg
in Pounds- 139 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 39 Inches
- Waist: 33 Inches
- Biceps: 11.5 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 9 March 2006 vs England in Mohali
ODI- 12 May 2007 vs Bangladesh in Dhaka
T20- 2 May 2010 vs South Africa in St Lucia
Coach/MentorNot Known
Jersey Number#11 (India)
Domestic/State TeamsUttar Pradesh, Kings XI Punjab, Sussex, Somerset, Kolkata Knight Riders
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast-medium
Nature on fieldAggressive
Records/Achievements (main ones)• While playing against England U-19 in 2004, Chawla took 13 wickets in two test matches averaging just above 12.
• In his first-class debut match against South Zone in Duleep Trophy 2005-06, Chawla contributed 60 runs to the eight-wicket stand of 92 runs with Harvinder Singh.
• Chawla claimed 4 wickets in 8 overs conceding just 8 runs in the 2006 U-19 World Cup final. He also scored unbeaten 25 runs knock in the match.
• While playing for Sussex County Club in 2009, Chawla took 8 wickets in a match against Worcestershire. He performed quite good with the bat as well by scoring 102 not out after facing only 86 deliveries while batting at number 9.
Career Turning PointHis considerable performance in the Under-19 World Cup 2006 got him an early call-up from the Indian National team's test squad for the series against England.
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 December 1988
Age (as of 2022)34 Years
BirthplaceAligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac signCapricorn
HometownAligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
FamilyFather- Pramod Kumar Chawla
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
HobbiesListening to music
CricketerAnil Kumble
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsAnubhuti Chauhan
WifeAnubhuti Chauhan (m. 2013)
Piyush Chawla with his wife

Piyush Chawla bowling

Some Lesser Known Facts About Piyush Chawla

  • Does Piyush Chawla smoke: Not Known
  • Does Piyush Chawla drink alcohol: Not Known
  • He was just 16 when he took the wicket of Sachin Tendulkar in a domestic match. Chawla considers the wicket to be the most cherished wicket.
  • Chawla has 17 years 75 days when he first played for India in the test format and became the second youngest player to play for India after Sachin Tendulkar.
  • He holds different personalities for different formats. Chawla is being considered as a specialist leg spinner in the international team, while he shows his intent as a quality all-rounder in the domestic cricket.
  • Chawla in an interview to the EspnCricinfo revealed his favourite Uttar Pradesh phase, which is “Chidha rahe ho boss? (You teasing me, mate?)”.
  • Whenever he was dropped from the Indian team, former Indian leg-break bowler, Anil Kumble motivated him.
  • He says his shorter height has always been a boon rather than a curse for him. It, according to Chawla, gives him an enough space to flight the ball, which is quite useful for the spin bowlers.
  • In an interview, he said that he would pay anything to see Sachin Tendulkar playing against his arch rival Shane Warne.
  • After his commentary stint in the 2022 IPL, as he went unsold in the tournament, he made an inspiring comeback in the 2023 IPL; he took 19 wickets in 12 matches for Mumbai Indians in the season. According to Piyush, he wanted to return to IPL for his 6-year-old son. [1]India Today