PIYUSH CHAWLA

  • It was a memorable win in my 100th first-class game: Piyush Chawla November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Duleep Trophy final was Central Zone skipper Piyush Chawla's 100th first-class match and the thrilling nine-run win was termed by the UP leg-spinner as one of the "most memorable wins" in his career. "At the age of 26 (25 years 313 days), I have completed 100 first-class matches...
  • Central Zone stun South Zone in thrilling Duleep Trophy final November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Central Zone spinners, led by captain Piyush Chawla, weaved magic on a helpful track to steer the team to the Duleep Trophy title with a thrilling nine-run triumph over South Zone on Sunday. Chasing a victory target of 301, South needed 117 runs on the final day with nine...
  • Duleep Trophy final: Exciting finish on cards as Central Zone make comeback October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: After two days of shoddy performance, Central Zone finally lifted their game on Friday to grab a crucial lead and ensure that the Duleep Trophy final against South Zone heads for an exciting finish with a couple of days still left. After Ali Murtaza and Piyush Chawla rattled the...
  • CLT20: Yusuf Pathan, three others return after training in Bloemfontein September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In their quest to be battleready for the upcoming Champions League Twenty20, Kolkata Knight Riders sent four of their players Yusuf Pathan, Piyush Chawla, Manvinder Bisla and Kuldeep Yadav to Bloemfontein in South Africa for 15 days of training that included cycling, running and mountaineering. Looking to...
  • IPL 7: This win is very special to me, says emotional Piyush Chawla June 2, 2014

    Bangalore: Kolkata Knight Riders' Piyush Chawla was the man of the moment as he hit a six off pacer Mitchell Johnson to bring his team on the threshold of victory and finished it off with a four off Parvinder Awana in the last over to script a threewicket win over...
  • IPL 7: Piyush Chawla hails KKR's late resurgence May 28, 2014

    It's not only their inform batting lineup but also the bowling unit that has made a huge difference, Kolkata Knight Riders spinner Piyush Chawla said after they stormed into their second IPL final with a 28run win over Kings XI Punjab in the Qualifier 1 on Wednesday. "Most of the...
  • I was not calm inside: Duminy after steering Delhi to win April 20, 2014

    Dubai: Holding his nerves under pressure, he played a gem of a knock to script Delhi Daredevils's splendid victory over Kolkata Knight Riders but JP Duminy says he was far from calm inside in the thrilling chase. Duminy hit an unbeaten 52 off 35 balls and finished the match with a...
  • Cricketer Piyush Chawla gets married to longtime friend Anubhuti Chauhan November 30, 2013

    Indian legspinner Piyush Chawla has tied the nuptial knot with his longtime friend Anubhuti Chauhanin a grand ceremony in Moradabad. Piyush and Anubhuti, who happen to be neighbours, got married late last night in the presence of close family members and friends, including the cricketers Uttar Pradesh teammates. Anubhuti, an MBA, is...
  • West Indies get down to business with warmup tie October 30, 2013

    Kolkata: Amid grand plans in India to give a memorable adieu to master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, the visiting West Indies team would get a chance to adapt to the conditions and test themselves in match situations as they take on Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association XI in a threedayer beginning here...
  • South Zone on top against Central Zone in Duleep semis October 11, 2013

    Chennai: South Zone took a commanding position in the Duleep Trophy semifinal as they skittled out Central Zone for a mere 209 before reaching 137 for two in reply on the second day of the match, here Friday. Resuming at the overnight 123 for 5, Central Zone kept losing wickets at...
  • South Zone takes on Central Zone in Duleep Trophy October 9, 2013

    Chennai: After notching up a massive win over West Zone last week, South Zone will look for an encore when they clash with last year's finalists, Central Zone in the second semifinal of the Duleep Trophy here Wednesday. The fourday tie promises to be an intriguing contest involving two skippers...
  • Chawla takes four, scores 32 for Somerset September 14, 2013

    Taunton: Uttar Pradesh allrounder Piyush Chawla continued his decent showing in the upper division of English County Championship as his side Somerset beat Surrey by seven wickets to log home five points. Chawla's performance in the match is four wickets (two in each innings) and a useful knock of 32 coming...
  • Piyush Chawla is proving to be Somerset's biggest impact player September 6, 2013

    After Gautam Gambhir's sudden departure from Essex this week, the sole Indian representation in county cricket is Piyush Chawla. The 24-year-old legspinner signed with Somerset in mid-August in a bid to boost his chances of a recall to the Indian cricket team - his 36 wickets at 27.25 for Sussex...
  • Piyush Chawla scores ton at Lord's against Middlesex August 29, 2013

    London: Indian legspinner Piyush Chawla superb all-round performance including a century has put his side Somerset in a position of supremacy against Middlesex in a Division I county game at the Lord's here on Thursday. The left-handed Chawla, who came into bat at No 9 with the scoreboard reading 211 for...
  • Piyush Chawla banking on successful Somerset stint August 29, 2013

    Taunton: Like many Indian players before him to turn to county cricket, legspinner Piyush Chawla is hoping to take a bagful of wickets for Somerset in an attempt to earn a recall to the national team. Chawla's brief stint with Sussex in 2009 resulted in 36 wickets in six County...
  • Piyush Chawla all set for Somerset stint August 15, 2013

    Somerset have roped in Indian legspinner Piyush Chawla for the rest of the English County season, a report in ESPNcricinfo said on Thursday. Chawla has been given the requisite No Objection Certificate by the BCCI but the 24yearold is yet to get the visa, the report added. If everything goes according...
  • IPL 6: RCB all set to seal playoff berth against Punjab May 5, 2013

    Mohali: The door is closing down slowly and gradually for Kings XI Punjab as they seek their fifth win of the season against a topfavourite Royal Challengers Bangalore in match 51 of the IPL 6 at the PCA Stadium in Mohali on Monday. Punjab are still quite a distant away from...
  • India can make comeback in Nagpur Test: Chawla December 14, 2012

    Nagpur: Notwithstanding Indian top order's pathetic show once again after the bowlers did a decent job to restrict England to 330, leg spinner Piyush Chawla said the hosts can still make a comeback in the fourth Test if Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni manage to put on a good session...
  • 4th Test: Steady India restrict England to 199/5 December 13, 2012

    Jamtha, Nagpur: India got the better of England on the opening day of the fourth and final Test on Thursday. On an awfully low and slow pitch at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here, the Indian bowlers bowled with unprecedented discipline as the tourists closed the day on 199...
  • 4th Test: Yuvraj, Zaheer dropped; Jadeja called December 9, 2012

    Kolkata: Cracking the whip after Indias another humiliating defeat against England in the Kolkata Test, Indian selectors dropped Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan and Harbhajan Singh and included allrounder Ravindra Jadeja, legspinner Piyush Chawla and pacer Parvinder Awana for the fourth Test, starting in Nagpur from December 13. In a meeting in...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 5, Day 1: Badrinath, UP bowlers shine December 1, 2012

    Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh took the advantage in Kanpur on Saturday by dismissing Baroda for 254 and then reaching stumps at 18 for 0. Suresh Rainas decision to field was vindicated when his newball bowlers snuffed out three early wickets, and then as Piyush Chawla spun out three wickets to peg...
  • Srikkanth in favour of Sehwag playing vs Pakistan September 30, 2012

    Kris Srikkanth feels along with Virender Sehwag, India should go with Piyush Chawla and Harbhajan Singh in the playing eleven today. ...
  • Dhoni praises Harbhajan's heroics against Eng September 24, 2012

    Colombo: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was all praise for comebackman Harbhajan Singh, terming the spin veteran's fourwicket haul in the World Twenty20 match against England as a "brilliant one under current circumstances". "I believe I have seen Harbhajan bowl better but under current circumstances, it was a brilliant performance. He...
  • World T20: India 'spin' England out September 24, 2012

    CNNIBN cricket experts Anil Kumble and Aakash Chopra discuss the outcome of India vs England group match in World Twenty20. ...
  • We have problem of plenty now: Dhoni September 23, 2012

    Colombo: With Harbhajan Singh making a memorable comeback and Piyush Chawla coming good in the spin department, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday said that his side would face the problem of plenty but the best eleven will play in the remaining games of the World Twenty20 here. "Now we...