Yuzvendra Chahal IPL Career

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Yuzvendra Chahal IPL Career
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It won't be an exaggeration to say that Yuzvendra Chahal has been the leading Indian spinner in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for more than half a decade now. But it was a humble beginning for the Haryana leggie. Having spent 3 years in the Mumbai Indians set-up (2011-13) for just 1 opportunity, Chahal's true calling in the IPL came in the 2014 auction when he was picked by the Royal Challengers Bangalore.


Chahal played all 14 games in that season, claiming 12 wickets @ 32.16/7.01.

The next couple of seasons proved to be the making of Yuzi Chahal as he quickly became the go-to man for Virat Kohli with 20+ wickets in each of those editions.


What made his achievements even more incredible is that most of his performances came at the pint-sized M Chinnaswamy Stadium. His exploits deservedly earned him a ticket to international cricket.

IPL Debut year2013
IPL TeamMumbai Indians (2011-13), Royal Challengers Bangalore (2014-21), Rajasthan Royals (2022-present)
NationalityIndian
RoleBowler
Batting StyleRight-handed batsman
Bowling StyleRight-arm wrist-spinner
Current Auction Price6.5 Crores
Last IPL Season wickets21 (14 innings)


Yuzvendra Chahal IPL team from 2013-2024

Yuzvendra Chahal IPL Career
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Yuzvendra Chahal came into the limelight and got his deserving fame in Royal Challengers Bengaluru but before getting into the RCB’s squad he spent 3 years in Mumbai Indians where he got to play only one game in 2013 which was also his debut IPL game. He contributed as a frontline bowler to RCB for straight eight years from 2014 to 2021 and then shifted to Rajasthan Royals in 2022.


Year Team
2013Mumbai Indians
2014Royal Challengers Bangalore
2015Royal Challengers Bangalore
2016Royal Challengers Bangalore
2017Royal Challengers Bangalore
2018Royal Challengers Bangalore
2019Royal Challengers Bangalore
2020Royal Challengers Bangalore
2021Royal Challengers Bangalore
2022Rajasthan Royals
2023Rajasthan Royals
2024Rajasthan Royals


Yuzvendra Chahal IPL Auction Price

Yuzvendra Chahal was in the Mumbai Indians for three years (2011, 2012 and 2013). There is no information about his salary in 2011 but he used to get INR 10 lakh in 2012 and 2013. He was brought by Royal Challenger Bangalore in 2013 for INR 10 lakh but when he left his value was INR 6 crore in 2021. Rajasthan Royals picked him up for INR 6.5 crore in a mega auction in 2022. He got retained by RR in the 2023 auction at the same price.


YearTeamSalary (in Rs)
2012Mumbai IndiansINR 1,000,000
2013Mumbai IndiansINR 1,000,000
2014Royal Challengers BangaloreINR 1,000,000
2015Royal Challengers BangaloreINR 1,000,000
2016Royal Challengers BangaloreINR 1,000,000
2017Royal Challengers BangaloreINR 1,000,000
2018Royal Challengers BangaloreINR 60,000,000
2019Royal Challengers BangaloreINR 60,000,000
2020Royal Challengers BangaloreINR 60,000,000
2021Royal Challengers BangaloreINR 60,000,000
2022Rajasthan RoyalsINR 65,000,000
2023Rajasthan RoyalsINR 65,000,000
2024Rajasthan Royals INR 65,000,000



Yuzvendra Chahal IPL Wickets year-wise

Yuzvendra Chahal IPL Career
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Highest Wicket taker in the history of IPL Yuzvendra Chahal has been a consistent spinner since his debut game in 2013. He has picked up 187 wickets in 145 games and surpassed DJ Bravo who has 183 wickets in 161. He is the only bowler to have 100 wickets for RCB (139).

After relocating to Rajasthan Royals he has achieved some big milestones such as taking a hat-trick in IPL and a five-wicket haul.


YearMatchesOversRunsWktsAvgE/RBBI4W5W
201314340-8.500/3400
201414553861232.167.012/1700
20151546.54152318.048.863/4000
20161349.14012119.098.154/2510
20171343.33331423.787.653/1600
201814503631230.257.262/2200
20191449.23861821.447.824/3810
20201557.14052119.287.083/1800
202115533741820.777.053/1100
202216685272719.527.755/4011
20231452.54322120.578.184/1730
Total145528.5405618721.697.675/4061


Yuzvendra Chahal IPL runs year-wise

Yuzvendra Chahal is a frontline spin bowler he comes in lower order to bat. In his 10 years of IPL career, he has scored 37 runs which shows that his strength is his bowling.

Year MatchesRunsBall FacedStrike RateAverageHighest scoreCatches
20131000000
20141411100.00013
20151511100.00014
201613000004
201713132650.004.3343
201814040.00002
20191461637.503.0043
2020151333.331.0011
202115102737.0308*4
20221752862.505.0050
202314000001
Career145378643.025.298*25


Yuzvendra Chahal IPL records:

RR’s bowler Yuzvendra Chahal has created and broken many records throughout his career. He is the highest wicket-taker in IPL history and also for RCB. He surpassed CSK’s DJ Bravo last season and created history. Other than this more records are in Yuzvendra’s name.


Yuzvendra Chahal As Bowler

Records Stats
Highest Wicket Taker in IPL historyYuzvendra Chahal(187) has surpassed DJ Bravo(183) in 2023 to become the highest wicket-taking bowler in IPL history
Highest wicket-taker for RCBYuzvendra Chahal is the only RCB bowler to take 100+ wickets. In 112 innings, the wrist-spinner claimed 139 victims @ 22.03/7.58 with 2 4-fors
2nd best strike rate for RCBOnly Harshal Patel (15.7 after 64 innings) has a better strike rate for RCB than Chahal (17.4 after 112 innings) (min. 50 wickets)
Most economic figures for RCBChahal delivered a stunning spell (4-1-6-1) against the Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2019.
Most wickets by a spinner in a single IPL seasonThe Haryana leggie claimed 27 wickets in IPL 2022, beating Imran Tahir's previously held record of 26 scalps in 2019.
Purple Cap winner in IPL 2022Chahal was awarded the coveted "Purple Cap" for claiming 27 wickets in IPL 2022.


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FAQs on Yuzvendra Chahal

Is Yuzvendra Chahal the highest wicket-taker in IPL history?

Yes,’ Yuzvendra Chahal has become the highest wicket-taker in IPL history by surpassing DJ Bravo in 2023.

How many hat-trick Yuzvendra Chahal have taken in IPL?

Yuzvendra Chahal has taken only one hat-trick in his IPL career which came in 2022 against Kolkata Knight Riders at Brabourne Stadium.

Which team will Chahal play for in IPL 2024?

Yuzvendra Chahal will play for Rjasthan Royals in IPL 2024.

What is the age of Yuzvendra Chahal?

As of March 2024, Yuzvendra Chahal is 33 years old. He was born on 23 July 1990.

Yuzvendra Chahal has been seen playing in how many teams?

Yuzvendra Chahal made his IPL debut in 2013 with Mumbai Indians since then he has played for two other teams which are Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals.