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Piyush Chawla



Piyush Chawla (born 24 December 1988) is an Indian cricketer who has played for the India national cricket team. He has also played for the India under-19 team and the Central Zone.

Personal information
Full name Piyush Chawla
Born 24 December 1988 (age 33)
Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India[1]
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Batting Left-handed
Bowling Right-arm leg break
Role All-rounder
International information
National side India (2006–2012)
Test debut (cap 255) 9 March 2006 v England
Last Test 13 December 2012 v England
ODI debut (cap 167) 12 May 2007 v Bangladesh
Last ODI 9 March 2011 v Netherlands
ODI shirt no. 11
Domestic team information
Years Team
2005–present Gujarat
2008–2013 Kings XI Punjab
2008–2013 Uttar Pradesh Cricket Team (squad no. 11)
2009 Sussex
2013 Somerset
2014–2019 Kolkata Knight Riders (squad no. 11)
2020 Chennai Super Kings
2021 Mumbai Indians


Chawla first played for India U-19 against the England U-19 team in 2004–05, claiming 13 wickets from two Under-19 Tests at a bowling average of just above 12. He also played in the 2005–06 home series against Australia U-19, where they won the five-match limited overs series 4–1, taking eight wickets.

He played his first ODI with India on 12 May 2007, against Bangladesh. His debut was highly successful, with him taking 3 wickets. In the second ODI with Ireland, he was equally impressive with three wickets.

Chawla was selected for 2010 ICC World Twenty20 in West Indies. He was also a member of the ICC Cricket World Cup-winning Indian squad in 2011.

He was the leading wicket-taker for Gujarat in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy, with 32 dismissals in six matches. He was also the leading wicket-taker for Gujarat in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with sixteen dismissals in eight matches.

IPL Career

Chawla played in the IPL for the Kings XI Punjab team from 2008 to 2013. He has had a successful time at Punjab. After IPL 4 he had taken 57 in 55 matches and only 5 players had better record at the time. He was sold for US$900,000 to KXIP in 4th Edition of IPL.

On 12 February 2014, Chawla was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 425 lac in IPL 7 auction. In January 2018, he was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2018 IPL auction. In the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by the Chennai Super Kings ahead of the 2020 Indian Premier League. In February 2021, Chawla was bought by the Mumbai Indians in the IPL auction ahead of the 2021 Indian Premier League.

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