Yuzvendra Chahal turns 30: Here's why he is so loved by his friends and teammates

Updated: 23 July, 2020 16:15 IST | Shawn.Dsouza
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    During the lockdown, while many cricketers are advising their fans to stay home as well as wash hands properly and practise social distancing, Yuzvendra Chahal had taken a different path to provide entertainment to his followers. Chahal released a video on a social media site, which went viral immediately on the internet. In the video, Yuzvendra Chahal was seen along with a girl in slow motion as she playfully walks around him and then goes on to pull on his cheeks before smiling and walking away

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    Indian cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal was born on July 23, 1990. Chahal is the only bowler along-with Ajantha Mendis to take a 6-wicket haul in T20I cricket.

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    Yuzvendra Chahal made it to the Indian bowling line-up with consistent performances for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL

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    Yuzvendra Chahal is a right-arm leg break bowler. His spin-bowling partnership with Kuldeep Yadav has won many matches for India in the last couple of years

    In Picture: Yuzvendra Chahal with Rahul Dravid

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    Yuzvendra Chahal, who played for India in the World Cup 2019 is very active on social media, regularly sharing pictures with friends and family

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    Yuzvendra Chahal shared a picture on Virat Kohli’s birthday captioned as “Happy bday Virat bhai. You have been a huge inspiration to me and millions around. Wish you good health and many more tons. The hairstyle looks killer though #happybdayviratkohli”

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    The Chris factor! Yuzvendra Chahal with Chris Gayle and Chris Jordan

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    Yuzvendra Chahal hugging former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori, he captioned “Hate to say good bye thanks bangalore for lovely 4 years thanks for your support and love, miss you all going with so many memories, RCB for life #delhi “

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  • Yuzvendra Chahal, Mayanti Langer, Stuart Binny

    In Picture: Yuzvendra Chahal with Stuart Binny, Mayanti Langer and others

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    In Picture: Yuzvendra Chahal partying with friends at a pub

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    Yuzvendra Chahal in full flow dancing at a party! It looks like he definitely knows how to party

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  • Yuzvendra Chahal, Jay Bhanushali

    Yuzvendra Chahal loves to party! He posted a picture with TV actors Jay Bhanushali, Mahhi Vij and others

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  • Yuzvendra Chahal, Kishwer Merchant

    In Picture: Yuzvendra Chahal with TV actors Suyyash Rai and Kishwer Merchant

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  • Yuzvendra Chahal, Aamir Khan, Hardik Pandya, Shikhar Dhawan, Ravi Shastri, Aashish Nehra, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rohit Sharma

    Yuzvendra Chahal shared a picture of himself partying with Aamir Khan, Hardik Pandya, Shikhar Dhawan, Ravi Shastri, Aashish Nehra, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rohit Sharma and others

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    Yuzvendra Chahal posted a post-match party picture with Harshal Patel during Royal Challengers Bangalore’s campaign in IPL 2017

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    In Picture: Yuzvendra Chahal giving Shah Rukh Khan competition by perfecting the SRK pose

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    Yuzvendra Chahal has big boots to fill as one of the main spin bowlers of the Indian team’s bowling setup

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    Yuzvendra Chahal posted a picture of a party hosted by Lasith Malinga, which included Rohit Sharma’s wife Ritika Sajdeh amongst others

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  • Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Hardik Pandya, Yuvraj Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Dinesh Karthik

    Yuzvendra Chahal is known for his camaraderie with teammates, he is often seen cracking jokes with Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya and other

    In Picture: Axar Patel, Hardik Pandya, Yuvraj Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvender Chahal, Kedar Jadhav

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    Another photo of Yuzvendra Chahal wrestling Danish Sait, in this picture he delivers a Rock Bottom on Mr. Nags

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  • Yuzvendra Chahal, Kedar Jadhav, Kuldeep Yadav and Rohit Sharma

    In Picture: Yuzvendra Chahal at the airport with Kedar Jadhav, Kuldeep Yadav and Rohit Sharma

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    In Picture: Yuzvendra Chahal seen pumping muscles and competing with the big boys, giving us fitness goals

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    Yuzvendra Chahal shares a fun wrestling picture with RCB mascot Mr. Nags, he is seen landing a spear on Danish Sait

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  • Yuzvendra Chahal, Rohit Sharma

    Yuzvendra Chahal posted a before and after picture of himself and Rohit Sharma, the bowler quoted “Time and good friends are two things that become more valuable the older you get #rohitbhai #hitman#inspiration”

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    Yuzvendra Chahal shared a picture with a rather large pit-bull, he captioned “Jay zzzz why you so big ? #Lastnight#doglover” 

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  • Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel

    In Picture: Yuzvendra Chahal and Axar Patel looking dapper in cool sunglasses and jackets

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    Yuzvendra Chahal’s picture from his birthday last year, he quoted “Thanks everyone for your lovely wishes, specially thanks to Team India A for the lovely cake  #bleedblue”

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    Yuzvendra Chahal loves sharing birthday pictures, in this picture he celebrated a cake-cutting photo from comedian-anchor Danish Sait’s birthday

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    Another playful picture where Aakash Chopra is seen choking Yuzvendra Chahal

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  • Yuzvendra Chahal visited his childhood school a while back, he quoted “Visited my old school today. Was fun interacting with students. Thank you for the wonderful gesture D.A.V public school, Jind #nostalgia”

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About The Gallery

India's ace spin bowler Yuzvendra Chahal is one of the most hilarious cricketers today and his posts on social media are often rib-ticklers. As he turns 30 today, we take a look at the cricketer's life off the pitch where he loves to goof around with his teammates and buddies. (Pics/ Yuzvendra Chahal Instagram)

 

 

First Published: 23 July, 2019 10:04 IST