Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal amazed England during the third T20 in Bengaluru, with extraordinary figures of 6 for 25. Let’s look at some interesting things about the 26-year-old cricketer-:

Chahal is the only player to represent India in chess and cricket. In fact, his name is listed in World Chess Federation’s official site. Moreover, he represents Haryana in Ranji Trophy.

He was the man of the match in his second ODI, taking three for 25 runs against Zimbabwe in June 2016 at Harare.

He played his first IPL match for Mumbai Indians in 2016 and claimed 2 for 8 in Mumbai’s Champion League T20 victory the same year.

He was the second highest wicket-taker in the 2016 IPL season, he played for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

He became the first Indian bowler to claim a five-wicket haul in T20 internationals.

Chahal attracted attention in the National U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy 2009, he finished the tournament as highest wicket-taker with 34 wickets.

Chahal has played 20 first-class matches, 25 List-A matches, and 77 T20 matches.

Chahal is also a football lover, as he is a Real-Madrid supporter and a big fan of Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Rohan Sharma

Rohan, an in-house storyteller at PagalParrot, covers the politics, & Entertainment category.