Yuzvendra Chahal needs 5 Wickets to create History For INDIA

7 Facts about Chahal

History of  Yuzvendra chahal

Started as a medium pacer 

Initially, Chahal used to be a medium pacer but later on he shifted his focus to leg spin and has mastered the art.

An interesting incident with Andrew Symonds and Aiden Blizzard 

During the 2011 CLT20, his teammate Symonds and Blizzard plan to threw Chahal into the ice tub as he was not fond of ice bath. Both, Symonds and Blizzard were helped by Rob Gibbson

His idol 

Chahal sees his father as his idol and when it comes to cricket, former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne

Joining RCB 

During his three-year stint with MI between 2011-2013, Chahal played only one match and was then bought by RCB in 2014. In his first year with RCB

How chess helped Chahal in cricket 

According to Chahal, chess helped him tremendously in maintaining the temperament and reading the mind to execute a plan on a cricket field

First glimpse 

Chahal was first signed by Mumbai Indians (MI) in the 2011 edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) but didn’t get a single chance to play in the whole season

Reason behind quitting chess 

The reason behind Chahal leaving chess was that he was unable to find any sponsors. To make a career in chess, Chahal was in need of INR 50 lakhs per annum

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