Yuzvendra Chahal Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Biography & More

Yuzvendra Chahal (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Birth Place, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Net worth, Girlfriend, GF & More

Yuzvendra Chahal is a mind-blowing Indian leg-break bowler who has previously represented India in the international chess championship. He plays for Haryana in domestic cricket and for Royal Challengers Bangalore. 

This amazing bowler has played both international Twenty20 cricket and ODIs for India and made India proud of his performance.


Real NameYuzvendra Singh Chahal
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of Birth23 July 1990
Age (as in 2021)31 years old
Zodiac SignLeo
Birth PlaceJind, Haryana, India
FamilyFather: KK Chahal
Mother: Sunita Devi
Sister: 2 Elder Sisters.
CastNot Known
Home TownJind, Haryana, India

Birth and Early Life

Yuzvendra Chahal was born on 23 July 1990 in Jind, Haryana, India. He is an amazing bowler who as a child aged 7, dreamt of becoming a chess player but due to lack of funds, he left chess. His name is listed in the World Chess Federation office.

Chahal initially started as a medium fast bowler but later switched to leg spinner.

Education & More 

SchoolDav Public School, Jind
CollegeNot known
QualificationNot known
AwardsMan of the match as a concussion substitute.


  • Domestic career-

Chahal made his first class debut at the young age of 19, he has not played many first class matches but he has left his mark in the few matches that he has played. He first came into limelight for his excellent performance in Under-19 Cooch Behar trophy, he became the lead wicket taker in the match and also scored good amounts of runs. 

He was picked up by Mumbai Indians in 2011. But during his time with Mumbai, he didn’t perform well. He was later roped in by Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2014, playing for them changed his fortune forever. He earned the man of match award in 2014 against Delhi Daredevils.

  • International career

He made his One day International day debut against Zimbabwe on 11 June 2016, he performed exceptionally well. In his next match he performed with even more vigor and led his team to a grand victory, and he got his first international man of match. 

On February 1 2017, he became the first bowler for India to take a five wicket haul in a Twenty20 international against England. He was the only bowler to take so many wickets in 2017. On 18 January he took his second Twenty20 international five wicket haul. In November 2019 he became the third bowler to give a spectacular performance by taking 50 wickets against Bangladesh.

In 2020 he became the first concussion substitute to win the man of the match.


Playing StyleSpin Bowler
International DebutTest: Not Yet
ODI: Jun 11, 2016, against Zimbabwe
T20i: Jun 18, 2016, against Zimbabwe
Debut MatchesRanji trophy on 2009
T20, 2009
IPl, 2011
TeamsHaryana, Mumbai Indians,
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Batting StyleRight-handed batsman
Bowling StyleRight arm leg break
Jersey no.3
Best RecordBest bowling as a leg spinner in T20I
Coach/ MentorAshwani Kumar


IPL Debut Match2011
Year of Played Matches and TeamsMumbai Indians (2011)
Royal Challengers Bangalore (2014-21)
Record Man of the Match award against Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2014.

Personal Life & More

Chahal’s father is an advocate, and his mother is a homemaker. He was born in a village but later his family shifted to Jind. He married Dhanashree Verma, a youtuber and a dentist, last year.

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date 22 December 2020
Wife NameDhanashree Verma
Children Not Available
GirlfriendsTanishka Kapoor
Net worthINR 30 crore
SalaryINR 7 crores

Physical Status & More

Height (approx.)5-6”(In Feet)
Weight (approx.)62kg
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBlack
HobbiesPlaying Chess

Some Important Facts About Yuzvendra Chahal

  • Yuzvendra Chahal was born in Jind, Haryana, India.
  • He has played chess at the National Level and participated in youth championships.
  • It was speculated that Yuzvendra was in a relationship with Indian actress and model, Tanishka Kapoor.
  • His favorite hobbies include playing chess, golf, and traveling.

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