Yuzvendra Chahal is one of the most experienced spinners in the current era. The Haryana-born cricketer was last seen donning the Indian jersey back in August 2023. His appearance came in a T20I match against the West Indies before he fell out of the selectors’ radar in international cricket.
The selectors snubbed him for the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 tournament as well. However, he was seen attending some matches and the pictures of the same went viral as well. As things stand, there has been no clarity as to when he would be seen in Indian colours.
The 33-year-old has still got some years of cricket left in him and will be looking to make a rebound into the national set-up in the future. With T20 World Cup slated to be held this year, Yuzvendra Chahal will be eyeing to make it to the squad by performing well in the upcoming IPL.
‘Moye moye’ – Yuzvendra Chahal takes a dig at RCB’s bowling unit
Meanwhile, Yuzvendra Chahal made the headlines after he took a swipe at Royal Challengers Bangalore’s bowling line-up. The incident happened during a live gaming session when the bowler was asked about the RCB’s bowling attack for IPL 2024.
Chahal replied, “Moye Moye”, a popular phrase that can be found in Serbian song. The catchy term has indeed grabbed the attention of the social media circles. Netizens have quite often used it in memes, which has been the ongoing trend.
RCB didn’t retain Chahal after the IPL 2021 season. Rajasthan Royals acquired him in the auction for INR 6.5 crore. Notably, he won the Purple Cap in his maiden season with the Rajasthan Royals as he took 27 wickets to his name. Rajasthan Royals finished as the runners-up of the IPL 2022 season.
For sure, Team India will require his services in the T20 World Cup. Apart from taking wickets, the experienced campaigner is also known for maintaining a decent economy rate, which will make a telling impact in the tournament, where containing runs is as important as taking wickets.