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Piyush Chawla

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Country: India
Date of Birth: December 24, 2021
Place of Birth: Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
Batting Style: Left Handed
Bowling Style: Leg break
Skill: Bowler
Teams Played: India, Kings XI Punjab, Sussex


Batting Performance

MInnNoRunsHS100s50sAvgSR
Tests22054 002.523.81
ODI251253813* 005.4365.52
T20s30000 0000
IPL4323918324* 0013.07118.06

Bowling & Fielding Performance

MOversRunsMdnsWktsAvgBestEcon
Tests234.11376345.672/664.02
ODI25218.4111763234.914/235.11
T20s311690234.51/146.27
IPL43140.4106414125.953/247.58

Career Performance

First MatchLast Match
TestsMarch 9, 2022 v England at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, MohaliApril 11, 2022 v South Africa at Green Park, Kanpur
ODIsMay 12, 2022 v Bangladesh at Shere Bangla National Stadium, MirpurMarch 9, 2022 v Netherlands at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
T20sMay 2, 2022 v South Africa at Beausejour Cricket Ground, St LuciaJune 12, 2021 v Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club, Harare
IPLApril 19, 2022 v Chennai Super Kings at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali - ChandigarhApril 18, 2022 v Chennai Super Kings at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala

Profile

Piyush Chawla is a diminutive looking, but a very effective leg-spinner, in line to take over from Anil Kumble as the premier leg-spinner of the country. He made his first class debut in 2005, but shot into prominence when he befuddled and got Sachin Tendulkar out off a googly. His leg-spinner turns a little, but when combined with his googly and the wrong-one makes him a dangerous bowler.

It was this wicket of Sachin Tendulkar that propelled into fame, and he soon made his first class debut for the Central Zone team – he plays for the Uttar Pradesh in Ranji Trophy – and then picked up four wickets in the final of the Under-19 World Cup, to seal his selection for a Test spot against England at Mohali. But with Anil Kumble leading the side, and the first choice leg-spinner of the team, it made his place in the Test team a problem. He played his second Test two years after he played his first, when Kumble was injured against South Africa.

Ever since Kumble's retirement from ODI cricket, Chawla has been a regular in the ODI squad, and often a second choice spinner to Harbhajan Singh. He was also a part of the World T20 winning Indian squad, but did not play a single match. Chawla was picked by the King XI Punjab for the first season of the IPL.