Rajasthan Royals celebrate Yuzvendra Chahal’s international debut with a special post

Indian spinner Yuzvendra Chahal’s journey in international cricket started on this day six years ago. And, to mark the occasion, Chahal’s Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals posted a picture of the spinner on Twitter. In the photo, Chahal can be seen taking the ODI cap from MS Dhoni, the then captain of the Indian team.

Chahal made his debut for the Indian team in the ODI format against Zimbabwe as the Men in Blue won the first match of the three-match series in Harare by nine wickets. Play club.

“6 years ago, ODI Yuzi. the rest is history. #OnThisDay Yuzvendra Chahal,” Rajasthan Royals wrote in the caption.

And it didn’t take long for the tweet to go viral on social media. Fans and followers of the game expressed their love for Chahal in the comments section.

A Twitter user commented, “Congratulations Yuzvendra Chahal for 6 years… Turns out to be the best limited overs spinner for India.”

“Congratulations Yuzvendra Chahal,” wrote another fan on Twitter.

“6 years ago, ODI history. Baaki Hai Yuzi,” wrote a Twitter user.

In his ODI debut, the Haryana-born spinner took the crucial wicket of Zimbabwe wicketkeeper Richmond Mutumbami (15 runs off 27 balls). Captain Dhoni’s decision to bowl first paid off as Zimbabwe were bundled out for 168 in 49.5 overs. Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah emerged as the best bowler of his team after taking four wickets. Chahal, on the other hand, also showed good bowling spell by conceding just 27 runs in his 10 overs.

The Men in Blue looked confident enough to successfully chase down the target during the run chase. Ultimately the visiting team scored the winning run with 45 balls to spare. Another debutant KL Rahul (100 not out off 115 balls) was adjudged man of the match for his match-winning knock.

Chahal has so far played 61 matches in ODIs for the Indian team and has taken 104 wickets. In the shortest format of the game, the 31-year-old spinner donned the Indian jersey in 55 matches. He has taken 68 wickets in T20Is so far.

recently completed IPL In the season, Chahal displayed stellar bowling performance as he took 27 wickets for Rajasthan Royals and also claimed the coveted Purple Cap. Rajasthan reached the final but had to concede a seven-wicket defeat against Gujarat Titans in the summit clash.

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