Yu-Zi Chahal is known as the one and only 6 Wicket Haul Taker in cricket history in T20 and ODI formats. The name of this talented cricketer is Yu-Zi Chahal who was born on 7th June 1994. He belongs to Punjab and he plays for India National Cricket Team. He is an all-rounder batsman who can bowl very well too. From 2016 till now, Chahal has represented in various domestic and international fixtures. Let’s have a look at some interesting facts you need to know about him.

 

How did he get his first-class debut?

In April 2017, he was selected for the Indian National Cricket Team to play against Australia A. During the same year, he got his first-class debut for Punjab against Mumbai Indians in the Vijay Merchant Trophy. 

He took 3 wickets in the match which made him famous. On 16th April 2017, he was selected for the Indian National Cricket Team to play against Australia A in a practice game. His performance was also good and got a lot of attention. 

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He was a part of the team that toured Bangladesh in July 2017. He was not included in the squad for the first two ODIs but got an opportunity in the third. also, He took 6 wickets in that match and became the only player in the world to take 6 wickets in consecutive T20Is.

 

Yu-Zi Chahal became the most expensive player in IPL Auction

For the first time, Yu-Zi Chahal became the most expensive player in IPL Auction. He auctioned for INR 7 Crores. His first-class career fetched him INR 2.4 Lakhs, so his auction price was INR 5.4 Lakhs. It was surprising for many as well as Yu-Zi Chahal himself. He said, “I was not expecting the bidding to be so high, I was just hoping for a valuation between Rs 2-3 crore.” The reason behind the high price is his good performance in the IPL and he was an uncapped player at that time. Also, he is a promising player who has immense potential.

 

Yu-Zi Chahal became the only player to take 6 wickets in a T20I match

In the match against West Indies on 19th May 2018, Yu-Zi Chahal became the only player to take 6 wickets in a T20I match. He dismissed the West Indies’ batsman in the very first over, that is the first wicket. In the following overs, he dismissed the West Indies’s batsmen one by one and took his team to victory. 

Yu-Zi Chahal was awarded the man of the match for that. He said about that, “I was really happy to get my first T20 International wicket, it’s always an honor to get your first wicket in an international fixture, it was an exciting moment for me.”

 

Yu-Zi Chahal also holds the record of being the only cricketer to take 6 wickets in consecutive T20Is.

In the match against Bangladesh on 7th June 2018, he became the only cricketer to take 6 wickets in consecutive T20Is. He dismissed Bangladesh’s batsman in the very first over, that is the first wicket. The thing that surprised Yu-Zi Chahal was that he didn’t even know that he has taken 6 wickets in consecutive T20Is. He said, “I was not aware that I have taken 6 wickets in consecutive T20Is. I don’t know why I was so good that day. I was basically on a hat-trick and didn’t know I have got 6 wickets.”

 

Yu-Zi Chahal is known as “The One And Only 6 Wicket Haul Taker” in T20 and ODI formats.

He has been a part of different teams and has brought success to them. Yu-Zi Chahal has played for Royal Challengers Bangalore where he has performed wonderfully. Also, he has played for Delhi Daredevils where he has also proved his worth. He has also played for Kings XI Punjab and Punjab. He is expected to perform well in the upcoming IPL as well as in the domestic season. His good performance in all these teams has earned him the title of “The One And Only 6 Wicket Haul Taker” in T20 and ODI formats.

 

Conclusion

In the cricket world, there are many talented players who are performing well on the field,

but there are very few players who are performing like Yu-Zi Chahal. He is a very talented boy who has made his name in the field of cricket. but also, He is very humble and he loves his job very much. He is very focused on his job and he is always ready with a positive attitude. We hope that Yu-Zi Chahal will make his mark in the future as well. So, Happy Birthday to the all-rounder Yu-Zi Chahal who is known as the one and only 6 Wicket Haul Taker in T20 and ODI formats.