Yuzvendra Chahal Full Biography, Records, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More


Yuzvendra Chahal Indian Cricketer Full Biography


Yuzvendra Chahal was born on 23 July 1990. He is an Indian cricketer who represents Indian in One Day International and Twenty20 International. He is also a former chess player. He represents India internationally in chess at youth levels. He was named in the 14-man squad to tour Zimbabwe in 2016. Chahal was first signed up by Mumbai Indians in 2011. He appeared in only 1 IPL game across three-season and that was against Kolkata Knight Riders on 24 April.

Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzvendra Chahal Indian Cricketer- Basic Information 

  • Name: Yuzvendra Singh Chahal
  • Nickname: Yuzi
  • Role: Spin-Bowler
  • Batting Style: Right-handed
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm leg break

Yuzvendra Chahal Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 168 cm
  • Weight (approx.): 62 kg
  • Eye Colour: Brown
  • Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life Of Yuzvendra Chahal

  • Date of Birth: 23 July 1990
  • Age: 29 years
  • Birth Place: Jind, Haryana, India
  • Zodiac sign: Leo
  • Nationality: Indian
  • School: DAV Public School, Jind
  • College: N/A
  • Educational Qualifications: Not Known

Yuzvendra Chahal Family & Religion

Yuzvendra Chahal mom and dad
caption: Yuzvendra Chahal mom and dad
Source: Times of India
  • Father: KK Chahal
  • Mother: Sunita Devi
  • Brother: NA
  • Sister:2 (Both elders)
  • Coach/Mentor: NA
  • Religion: Hinduism
  • Address: NA

Cricket Career Of Yuzvendra Chahal

  • Test: NA
  • ODI: 40
  • T20: 37
  • Jersey Number: #3 (India), #3 (IPL)
  • Domestic/State Teams: Haryana, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • Nature on the field: Calm

Batting Career 


Bowling Career


Source: Cricbuzz

Highlighted Records Of Yuzvendra Chahal

  • 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.

Yuzvendra Chahal Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Playing chess, Travelling
  • Favorite Cricketers: Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Kevin Pietersen
  • Favorite Sportspersons: Shane Warne
  • Favorite Food: Butter Chicken, Rajma-Chawal
  • Favorite Color: Not Known

Yuzvendra Chahal Relationship Status

  • Marital Status: Unmarried
  • Wife: NA
  • Marriage Date: NA
  • Children: NA

Awards and Recognitions

Performance in the 2013 Champions League T20.

Lesser-Known Facts

  • 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).”
  • 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.

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