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Yuzvendra Chahal (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Biography & More

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Yuzvendra Chahal

Bio
Real NameYuzvendra Singh Chahal
NicknameYuzi
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Spin Bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 62 kg
in Pounds- 137 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 36 Inches
- Waist: 28 inches
- Biceps: 10 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Cricket
International DebutTest- N/A
ODI- 11 June 2016 against Zimbabwe at Harare
T20- 18 June 2016 against Zimbabwe at Harare
Coach/MentorAshwani Kumar
Jersey Number#3 (India)
#3 (IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamHaryana, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore
Nature on fieldAggressive
Favourite BallGoogly
Records (main ones)• Highest wicket taker for Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2015.
• Records 3rd best figures in T20 Internationals with 6/25 in 4 overs, against England, Bengaluru in 2017.
• 1st Indian bowler to record a 5-wicket haul in T20 Internationals.
Career Turning PointPerformance in the 2013 Champions League T20.
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 July 1990
Age (as in 2017)27 Years
Birth PlaceJind, Haryana, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
NationalityIndian
HometownJind, Haryana, India
SchoolDAV Public School, Jind
CollegeN/A
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- K K Chahal (Advocate)
Mother- Sunita Devi
Yuzvendra Chahal parents
Brother- N/A
Sisters- 2 (Both elders)
Yuzvendra Chahal with his sisters
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesPlaying chess, Travelling
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketersBatsman: Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Kevin Pietersen
Bowler: Shane Warne
Favourite Cricket GroundM. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru
Favourite Chess PlayersViswanathan Anand, Abhijeet Gupta
Favourite FootballerCristiano Ronaldo
Favourite Football TeamReal Madrid C.F.
Favourite FoodButter Chicken, Rajma-Chawal
Favourite DestinationMaldives, Greece, Paris
Favourite ActorsAkshay Kumar, Randeep Hooda
Favourite ActressKatrina Kaif
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsTanishka Kapoor (Actress, Rumour)
Yuzvendra Chahal and Tanishka Kapoor
WifeN/A
Money Factor
Salary (as in 2017)Retainer: INR 50 lakh
Test: INR 15 lakh
ODI: INR 6 lakh
T20: INR 3 lakh

Yuzvendra Chahal

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Yuzvendra Chahal

  • Does Yuzvendra Chahal smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Yuzvendra Chahal drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Chahal developed a great interest in both chess and cricket at the age of 7.
  • Due to his thin physique, his friends used to call him “single haddi (bone).”
  • He went great guns in his age-group chess tournaments, was the India national junior champion (U-12) in chess, and represented India in the World Cup in 2003 in Greece, with an overall career rating of 1946. Yuzvendra Chahal childhood photo
  • Though he wanted to pursue his career in chess, he quit playing it professionally for it being an expensive sport, and he was finding it difficult to get sponsors. Due to it, he got more inclined to cricket.
  • He is the first ever player to represent India in both chess and cricket. Yuzvendra Chahal Chess champion
  • He started playing cricket as a medium-fast bowler but later on, he became a leg spinner.
  • According to him, playing chess helps him to become more patient, controls his temper and makes him able to read batsman’s mind.
  • He considers Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne as his idol.
  • He made his first-class debut in November 2009 against Madhya Pradesh in Indore.
  • He represented the Mumbai Indian in the initial 3-years of his IPL career, but played only one match for them, and in 2014 he was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore, that boosted his cricketing career.
  • Mitchell Starc is his best friend in Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team’s squad.
  • His biggest stressbusters are – Netflix and his phone.
  • In November 2017, when the New Zealand cricket team toured India, Chahal and New Zealand spinner Ish Sodhi played a chess game on the flight as the Indian cricket team and New Zealand cricket team travelled to Thiruvananthapuram for a T20 International match. Yuzvendra Chahal and Ish Sodhi playing chess in flight
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