Happy Birthday Yuzvendra Chahal: Indian star spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is celebrating his 33rd birthday on July 23, 2023. Chahal has proved to be a great spinner in white ball cricket for India in the past. Apart from bowling brilliantly, Chahal is often seen joking around on the field. The star spinner made his debut for India in June 2016. Chahal became the first player for India (Men’s team) to take a 5-wicket haul in T20 Internationals.
Chahal was born on July 23, 1990 in Jind, Haryana. He started his first-class career in November 2009. After this long wait, he got a chance in international cricket. Chahal has been excellent for India in T20 Internationals. Chahal is the fastest 50 wicket taker for India in men’s T20 Internationals.
Apart from international cricket, Chahal has also been a very good bowler in IPL. Chahal is the highest wicket taker in the tournament. At present, he is a part of Rajasthan Royals in IPL. In the 145 IPL matches played so far, Chahal has taken 187 wickets at an average of 21.69. During this, his economy was 7.67.
International career so far
Yuzvendra Chahal, who started his international career in 2016, has played 72 ODIs and 75 T20 Internationals so far. He has not made his Test debut for India yet. In ODIs, he has taken 121 wickets at an average of 27.13.
Apart from this, Chahal has taken 91 wickets in T20 International at an average of 24.68. During this, his economy has been 8.13. Chahal is currently the highest wicket-taker for India in T20 Internationals. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is at number two in the list with 90 wickets.
Top-5 bowlers with most wickets in T20 International for India
- Yuzvendra Chahal – 91
- Bhuvneshwar Kumar – 90
- R Ashwin – 72
- Jasprit Bumrah – 70
- Hardik Pandya – 69
147 intl. matches
212 intl. wickets
Fastest Indian bowler (in Men’s cricket) to scalp 50 T20I wickets 👌
1st Indian bowler (in Men’s cricket) to take a 5-wicket haul in T20Is 👏
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 23, 2023
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