Cricketer Piyush Chawla Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Family, Affairs, Wife & More

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Read Cricketer Piyush Chawla Biography which includes his Height, Weight, Age, Family, Affairs, Wife, his major records in his cricket career.

Piyush Chawla, born 24 December 1988, is an Indian cricketer who has played for the Indian national cricket team as well as the India Under-19 team and Central Zone. A native of Moradabad, Chawla honed his cricketing skills at a young age at the Sonakpur Stadium, where he was mentored by his first coach, Mr. Badharuddin.

Badruddin has also coached other notable Indian cricketers such as Mohammad Shami, Shiva Singh (India U-19), and Aryan Jual (India U-19). Chawla is considered a leg-spinning all-rounder in domestic cricket and completed his schooling at Wilsonia College.

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Piyush Chawla Biography in a Nutshell

Quick Info
Real NamePiyush Chawla
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (All-rounder)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weightin Kilograms- 63 kg
in Pounds- 139 lbs
Body MeasurementsChest: 39 Inches
Waist: 33 Inches
Biceps: 11.5 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 December 1988
Age (as in 2016)28 Years
Birth PlaceAligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
HometownAligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
FamilyFather- Pramod Kumar Chawla
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
HobbiesListening to music
Favourite CricketerAnil Kumble
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsAnubhuti Chauhan
WifeAnubhuti Chauhan (m. 2013)
ChildrenDaughter- Not Known
Son- Advika (Not Confirmed)

Piyush Chawla Family

Piyush Chawla, his wife Anubhuti Chauhan, and their child Advika are spending time with their family on the first day of the new year. The post conveys the message of love, family, and cherishing time together.

Piyush Chawla Cricket Records

Coach/MentorNot Known
Jersey Number#11 (India)
Domestic/State TeamsUttar Pradesh, Kings XI Punjab, Sussex, Somerset, Kolkata Knight Riders
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast-medium
Nature on fieldAggressive
International Debut
Test9 March 2006 vs England in Mohali
ODI12 May 2007 vs Bangladesh in Dhaka
T202 May 2010 vs South Africa in St Lucia
Major Records/Achievements
☛ Piyush Chawla had a remarkable performance while playing against England U-19 in 2004, taking 13 wickets in two test matches with an average just above 12.

☛ In his debut first-class match against South Zone in the Duleep Trophy 2005-06, he contributed 60 runs to the eight-wicket stand of 92 runs with Harvinder Singh.

☛ Chawla also played an essential role in the 2006 U-19 World Cup final, taking 4 wickets in 8 overs and scoring an unbeaten 25 runs.

☛ While playing for Sussex County Club in 2009, he took 8 wickets in a match against Worcestershire and scored an unbeaten 102 runs from 86 deliveries while batting at number 9.

☛ Chawla’s significant performance in the Under-19 World Cup 2006 earned him an early call-up from the Indian National team’s test squad for the series against England.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Piyush Chawla

▪ Piyush Chawla’s smoking and alcohol habits are not known.

▪ At just 16 years old, he took the wicket of Sachin Tendulkar in a domestic match, which he considers being his most cherished wicket.

▪ Chawla became the second youngest player to play for India in the test format, at the age of 17 years and 75 days, after Sachin Tendulkar.

▪ He has different roles in different formats, as he is regarded as a specialist leg spinner in the international team while demonstrating his skills as a quality all-rounder in domestic cricket.

▪ Chawla’s favorite Uttar Pradesh phrase is “Chidha rahe ho boss? (You teasing me, mate?)” as revealed in an interview with EspnCricinfo.

▪ Whenever he was dropped from the Indian team, former Indian leg-break bowler, Anil Kumble motivated him.

▪ He believes his shorter height has been an advantage for him as it provides him with enough space to flight the ball, which is useful for spin bowlers.

▪ In an interview, he mentioned that he would pay anything to watch Sachin Tendulkar playing against his arch-rival Shane Warne.

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