Yuzvendra Chahal Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Age, Family, Height, Awards

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Yuzvendra Chahal

Facts About Yuzvendra Chahal

Celebrated Name Yuzvendra Chahal
Age 31 Years
Nick Name Yuzvendra
Birth Name Yuzvendra Singh Chahal
Birth Date 1990-07-23
Gender Male
Profession Cricketer
Place Of Birth Jind, Haryana, India
Birth Nation India
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Asian
Race Black
Religion Hindu
Horoscope Leo
Father KK Chahal
Mother Sunita Devi
Siblings 2
School DAV Public School
Marital Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight
Wife Dhanashree Verma
Source of Wealth Cricket career
Net Worth $5 million
Salary 7 Crore Indian Rupees per year
Height 5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
Weight 65 kg or 143.5 lbs
Body Type Athletic
Hair Color Dark brown
Eye Color Dark brown
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Yuzvendra Singh Chahal, professionally known as Yuzvendra Chahal is an Indian cricketer and former chess player. He found IPL success with the Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. He has earned multiple Man of the Match awards representing India in ODI and T20I play. He made his ODI debut against Zimbabwe in Harare on 11th June 2016 and ended the match with the figures of 1/27 in his 10 over spell whereas on 19th June 2016, Chahal made his T20 debut against Zimbabwe where he finished with a figure of 1/38 in his 10-over spell.  He is currently a player for the Rajasthan Royals franchise in the IPL. He was also a talented young chess player before giving up the game to pursue cricket. Chahal became the second player in Twenty20 International history to take a 6-wicket haul. He made his first web show appearance as Himself on "Breakfast with Champions" in 2018. Additionally, Yuzvendra took his 100th wicket in ODI cricket in the opening match against the West Indies in February 2022.

Famous For

  • Being an Indian cricketer and former chess player.
  • For playing for Haryana in Indian domestic cricket.

What is Yuzvendra Chahal Real Name?

Yuzvendra Chahal opened his eyes for the very first time on 23rd July 1990 in Jind, Haryana, India. He was born with the real name of Yuzvendra Singh Chahal in a Hindu religion family. He holds Indian nationality and he belongs to Asian ethnicity. Chahal has celebrated his 31st birthday as of 2021 and as per his birthdate, his star sign is Leo. Thus, his race is black. He is the son of KK Chahal (father) who is a High Court Advocate and Sunita Devi (mother). He has two older sisters.

Yuzvendra Chahal Family

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Regarding Chahal's education, he attended the DAV Public School in Jind, Haryana.

Yuzvendra Chahal Career Timeline

Domestic career

  • Yuzvendra Chahal began his career by signing up by Mumbai Indians in 2011 where he appeared in only 1 IPL game across three-season and that was against Kolkata Knight Riders on 24th April but played in all matches in the 2011 Champions League Twenty20. 
  • He took 2 for 9 in 3 overs in the Final against Royal Challengers Bangalore and got the Man of the Match award against Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2014.
  • He was bought back by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2018 IPL auction in January 2018 and was bought by the Rajasthan Royals for 6.5 Crore Indian rupees in the Mega auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament in February 2022.

Indian Cricketer, Yuzvendra Chahal

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International career

  • Yuzvendra was named in the 14-man squad to tour Zimbabwe in 2016 whereas he made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club on 11th June 2016, Richmond Mutumbami was his first wicket in ODIs.
  • On 18th June 2016, he made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut against Zimbabwe at Harare and became the first bowler for India to take a five-wicket haul in T20Is, ending with figures of 6/25 against England on 1st February 2017.
  • He was also the first legspinner to pick up a fifer as well as 6 wicket haul in a T20I and had the record for the best bowling as a legspinner in T20I history (6/25).
  • He took his 2nd One Day International 5 wicket haul by taking 6/42 against Australia on 18th January 2019 and was named in India's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in April 2019. He ended his world cup campaign with 12 wickets.
  • He became the third bowler for India to take 50 wickets in T20Is in November 2019, during the third T20I against Bangladesh.
  • Also, he replaced Ravindra Jadeja as a suffered a concussion in the first T20I match against Australia on 4th December 2020.
  • He was later named the man of the match, becoming the first concussion substitute to win the man of the match award in an international cricket fixture as well as he was named in India's One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against Sri Lanka in June 2021.
  • Chahal was left out of the Indian 2021 T20 WC squad, prompting several questions and reactions.
  • In February 2022, in the opening match against the West Indies, he took his 100th wicket in ODI cricket.

Chess career

  • Yuzvendra Chahal also represented India in chess at the World Youth Chess Championship, though he gave up the game later when he struggled to find a sponsor. He is listed on World Chess Federation's official site.

Yuzvendra Chahal With Trophy

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Who is Yuzvendra Chahal Wife?

Yuzvendra Chahal is a married man. He got engaged to Dhanashree Verma, a YouTuber, dance choreographer, and dentist on 8th August 2020 and married her on 22nd December 2020 in Gurgaon in a private ceremony. There's much love between the two. The couple is having a good time together, which signifies they do not have affairs with other people. Reflecting on Chahal's sexual orientation, he is straight.

Yuzvendra Chahal and his wife, Dhanashree Verma

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How much is Yuzvendra Chahal's Net Worth?

Yuzvendra Chahal has a net worth of $5 million as of 2022 whereas he has also a handsome amount of salary which is around 7 Crore Indian Rupees per year. He has also done endorsement work for several brands such as Duroflex Bond, Acuvue Lenses, Redmi K20Pro, OnePlus7, and many others from where he gains a fine amount of money. In addition, his major source of income is from his Indian cricketer and former chess player career.

What is the Height of Yuzvendra Chahal?

Yuzvendra Chahal has unarguably accomplished a decent height career-wise. He stands at an ideal height of 5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm with a balanced bodyweight of 65 kg or 143.5 lbs. He has dark brown hair and eyes color. Moreover, his body build type is athletic.

Did You Know?

  • He has earned multiple Man of the Match awards representing India in ODI and T20I play.
  • He was a talented young chess player before giving up the game to pursue cricket.
  • He became the second player in Twenty20 International history to take a 6-wicket haul.
  • He has been teammates with Akshar Patel on the Indian international squad.
  • He made his first web show appearance as Himself on Breakfast with Champions in 2018.