Yuzvendra Chahal - The Wizard of RCB

India’s best spinner at the moment and one of Virat Kohli’s go-to men in tight situations, Yuzvendra Chahal has a knack for picking up wickets when it is most needed. He first turned heads with his impressive performance in the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy of 2009. He ended the tournament as the leading wicket-taker and also scored 300 runs. Initially picked up by the Mumbai Indians in the IPL, it was his move to Royal Challengers Bangalore and subsequent performances that made him a household name. It is his ability to outsmart the batsman that has seen him become India’s finest wrist spinner.

Yuzvendra Chahal Personal Details:

Name Yuzvendra Chahal
Date of Birth July 23, 1990
Birthplace Jind, Haryana
Height 5 ft 6 inches
Playing Role Right-arm leg-break bowler
ODI 16
T20 Rank 40

Yuzvendra Chahal - Key Stats and Achievements:

A skilful leggie, Chahal is an asset to whichever team he’s a part of. Being the man that Virat Kohli turns to in sticky situations is a testament to his talent. This man stands out while playing for India as well as for RCB.

Yuzvendra Chahal’s Career Stats:

Format Matches Innings Balls Bowled Runs Wkts BBM Econ Avg Strike Rate 5W 10W
ODI 50 49 2659 2246 85 6/42 5.07 26.42 31.28 2 0
T20I 37 37 861 1172 52 6/25 8.17 22.54 16.56 1 0
IPL 84 83 1787 2318 100 4/25 7.78 23.18 17.87 0 0

International Career:

Yuzvendra Chahal made his debut for India in the first ODI against Zimbabwe in 2016. A week later, he made his T20 debut as well. Since then, the lanky spinner has gone on to become one of the best bowlers in the world. Never afraid to give the ball some extra flight, Chahal often tries to get the batsman to hit big and get out in the process:

IPL Career:

Yuzvendra Chahal may not be the most deceptive of bowlers, but it is his consistently good line and length that gets the better of batsmen. A linchpin of the RCB bowling unit, he has been vital to them ever since his arrival from Mumbai Indians:

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