Rahul Chahar Biography Age, Height, Wife, Family, IPL, Stats & Facts

Rahul Chahar Biography – A talented leg spinner who quit studies to become a cricketer!



Family Background of Rahul Chahar:

Rahul Chahar was born on August 4, 1999, in Bharatpur, Rajasthan. His father, Deshraj Chahar, is a real estate businessman. His mother’s name is Usha Chahar.

Rahul Chahar’s family

His cousin brother Deepak Chahar is also an international cricketer. He has a sister named Sanjana Chahar. He’s engaged with his long-time girlfriend, Ishani.

Early Life:

Rahul’s cricket journey started when he was just seven years old. His brother Deepak Chahar took 8 wickets on his debut match, which made Rahul do so. So he instantly quit his studies and started focusing on cricket.

Rahul with Deepak Chahar

Initially, he also wanted to be a fast bowler like his cousin brother Deepak. But Deepak advised him to bowl spin, so he started practicing leg-spin bowling. Later, he gets selected in state-level cricket because of some impressive performances in Dholpur’s district-level cricket.

Biography of Rahul Chahar :

Rahul Chahar's Profile:
Personal Life:
Full NameRahul Deshraj Chahar
NicknameNot Known
Date of BirthAugust 4, 1999
Age21 Years (in 2021)
Zodiac/Sun SignLeo
Birth PlaceBharatpur, Rajasthan
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Available
Physical Stats:
Height5 ft. 9"
(175 cm) approx.
Weight55 Kg
(121 lbs) approx
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Family & Relationships:
FatherDeshraj Chahar
Usha Chahar
SiblingsMalti Chahar (cousin sister), Sanjana Chahar and Deepak Chahar (cousin brother)
Playing RoleBowler
Batting StyleRight-Handed Batsman
Bowling StyleLegbreak googly
Major TeamsIndia, India A, Indian Board President's XI, Rajasthan, Rajasthan Under-16s, Rajasthan Under-19s, Rajasthan Under-22s, Rest of India, Rising Pune Supergiants, Mumbai Indians.
Test Debut-
ODI DebutSri Lanka vs India at Colombo (July 23, 2021)
T20I Debut
West Indies vs India, Providence (August 06, 2019)
IPL DebutKings XI Punjab vs Rising Pune Supergiant, Indore (April 08, 2017)
First-Class DebutRajasthan vs Odisha, Patiala (November 5-8, 2016)
List-A DebutMadhya Pradesh vs Rajasthan, Chennai (February 25, 2017)

Cricket Career of Chahar:

At the age of 16, Chahar made his first-class debut against Odhisa in November 2016. He took 1 wicket for 24 runs in 9 overs, out of which 3 are maiden overs.


On November 05, 2016, he made his First-Class debut in Ranji Trophy against Odhisa. He took a total of 2 wickets in both innings.

Later, on February 25, 2017, he started his List-A career against Madhya Pradesh in Vijay Hazare Trophy. He scored 14 runs with the bat and took 1 wicket in his 5 overs with an economy of 9.60.


Then he was selected in the India U-23 squad for the ACC Emerging Teams Cup 2017, which was held in Bangladesh. His splendid performance led him to play Youth ODIs against the U-19 England team, where he took 10 wickets in 4 matches.

Unfortunately, he was dropped from the 2018 U19 World Cup. Later, he said, only selectors could tell that why he isn’t in the team!

International Career:


On August 06, 2019, Rahul made his International debut by T20I against West Indies at Providence. He bowled three overs in the match and got one wicket for 27 runs.

Later, on July 23, 2021, he played his first ODI match against Sri Lanka. He picked three wickets on his ODI debut.

IPL Career:

On April 08, 2017, Rahul Chahar made his IPL debut with Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) against Kings XI Punjab. He took the wicket of Hashim Amla on his first match. He played in only three matches in that season.



Later, at the IPL auction, Mumbai Indians bought him for a price of Rs 1.9 crore.


But the central part is that he played many matches for the Mumbai Indians as the leading spin bowler and performed well in the tournament. Mumbai Indians retained him for IPL 2020 and IPL 2021.

IPL Stats:

IPL Stats

The Brothers – Rahul Chahar and Deepak Chahar:

  • Both Rahul and Deepak Chahar played their first IPL match for Rising Pune Supergiants in IPL 2017.
  • Deepak is Rahul’s first cricket inspiration.
Rahul & Deepak Chahar
  • Rahul first wanted to become a fast bowler, but Deepak advised him regarding spin-bowling.
  • Deepak made his international debut in 2018 against Afghanistan, while the younger brother made his international debut against West Indies in 2019.
  • Deepak’s father used to train them initially.

Facts about Rahul Chahar:

  • He was the leading wicket-taker for Rajasthan in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018-19 season. He took 20 wickets in the 9 matches.
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  • In October 2018, he was named in the India C squad for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy.
  • In August 2019, he was selected for the India Green squad for the 2019–20 Duleep Trophy.
Rahul Chahar with sister Malti Chahar and father
  • Rahul Chahar’s cousin sister Malti Chahar is a Model & Actress.

Frequently asked questions on Google:

Q1: Who is the brother of Rahul Chahar?

Ans: Deepak Chahar is his brother (cousin).

Q2: Who are the sisters of Rahul Chahar?

Ans: Sanjana Chahar and Malti Chahar.

Q3: Who is the wife of Rahul Chahar?

Rahul Chahar with his wife

Ans: Rahul is engaged with his long-time girlfriend Ishani.

Q4: Who is the father of Rahul?

Ans: Dehsraj Chahar.

Q5: What is the age of Chahar?

Ans: 22 years (in 2021)

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