Rahul Chahar Biography – A talented leg spinner who quit studies to become a cricketer!
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 studies and started focusing on cricket.
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, because of some impressive performances in Dholpur’s district-level cricket, he gets selected in state-level cricket.
Biography of Rahul Chahar :
|Rahul Chahar's Profile:|
|Full Name||Rahul Deshraj Chahar|
|Date of Birth||August 4, 1999|
|Age||20 Years (in 2020)|
|Birth Place||Bharatpur, Rajasthan|
|Height||5 ft. 9"
(175 cm) approx.
(121 lbs) approx
|Family & Relationships:|
|Siblings||Malti Chahar (cousin sister), Sanjana Chahar and Deepak Chahar (cousin brother)|
|Batting Style||Right-Handed Batsman|
|Bowling Style||Legbreak googly|
|Major Teams||India, 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.|
|West Indies vs India, Providence (August 06, 2019)|
|IPL Debut||Kings XI Punjab vs Rising Pune Supergiant, Indore (April 08, 2017)|
|First-Class Debut||Rajasthan vs Odisha, Patiala (November 5-8, 2016)|
|List-A Debut||Madhya Pradesh vs Rajasthan, Chennai (February 25, 2017)|
Rahul D 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.
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.
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 of them are maiden overs.
On November 05, 2016, he made his First-Class debut in Ranji Trophy against Odhisa in which he took a total of 2 wickets in both the 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 India U-23 squad for the ACC Emerging Teams Cup 2017 which held in Bangladesh. His splendid performance leads 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!
On August 06, 2019, Rahul made his International debut by T20I against West Indies at Providence. He bowled 3 overs in the match and got 1 wicket for 27 runs.
On April 08, 2017, 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 3 matches in that season.
Later, at IPL auction, Mumbai Indians bought him for a price of Rs 1.9 crore.
But the major part is that he played many matches for the Mumbai Indians as the main spin bowler and also performed well in the tournament. Mumbai Indians retained him for IPL 2020.
|Chahar's IPL Stats|
The Brothers – Rahul Chahar and Deepak Chahar:
- Rahul Chahar and Deepak Chahar, both played their first IPL match for Rising Pune Supergiants in IPL 2017.
- Deepak is Rahul’s first cricket inspiration.
- 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 Rahul 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.
- In October 2018, he was named in 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’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?
Ans: Rahul is engaged with his long-time girlfriend Ishani.
Q4: Who is the father of Rahul Chahar?
Ans: Dehsraj Chahar.
Q5: What is the age of Rahul Chahar?
Ans: 21 years (in 2020)
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