IPL: Yuzvendra Chahal will make a splash for Rajasthan Royals

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  • IPL 2022 season will start from 26 March
  • Chahal will be seen playing for Rajasthan team this time

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season is going to start from 26 March. The final of this two-month-long tournament will be played on May 29. All the 10 teams have almost completed their preparations regarding this. Meanwhile, the new jersey of star leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has also been ready.

The number of Chahal’s jersey has also been revealed. Actually, this time Chahal will be seen playing for Rajasthan Royals. This time he has been bought by the Rajasthan team in the mega auction for Rs 6.5 crore. Chahal was seen playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captained by Virat Kohli in the last season.

Rajasthan franchise shared the video

Actually, the Rajasthan franchise had shared a video on social media. Chahal retweeted this. Team manager Romi Bhinder calls Chahal in the video and welcomes him to the team. Also says that he wants to see Chahal in pink jersey soon. On this Chahal confirms that my jersey is number-3. On this Romi says that yes jersey is number-3.

This is how Chahal was bought in the mega auction

India’s spinner Yuzvendra Chahal also entered the auction with a base price of 2 crores. There was a war between Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals to buy Chahal, in the end Rajasthan Royals managed to get this spinner for Rs 6.5 crores.

Chahal will now play from third team in IPL

Chahal has stepped into IPL since 2011. His first team was Mumbai Indians. After that he started playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Chahal was not retained by the RCB team for the current season. He will now play from the third team in IPL. Yuzvendra Chahal has played 114 matches in IPL so far, taking 139 wickets at an average of 22.28. His economy rate has been 7.59.

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