Yuzvendra Chahal
Yuzvendra Chahal. (Picture Supply: IPL/BCCI)

Indian spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has recalled some disturbing situations from his early years within the Indian Premier League. Chahal, who has represented three franchises within the league to date, made his debut with the Mumbai Indians earlier than shifting his base to the Royal Challengers Bangalore. He’s at the moment with the Rajasthan Royals, who roped him in for INR 6.5 crore within the 2022 public sale.

Chahal recounted a horrific and relatively harmful incident when two of his Australian teammates at Mumbai Indians – Andrew Symonds and James Franklin – tied, gagged and left him in that state for a whole evening in a resort in 2011. In one other such deplorable occasion, Chahal had talked about being hung from a Fifteenth-floor balcony by his inebriated teammates throughout a post-match celebration in IPL 2013.

The spinner made his IPL debut with Mumbai in 2013, nonetheless, he was with the staff through the Champions Trophy beforehand. Recalling the 2011 occasion that concerned Symonds and Franklin, he stated: “It was in 2011 after successful champions League in a Chennai resort. He [Andrew Symonds] had drunk quite a lot of “fruit juice” (laughs). I used to be with him, solely.

“James Franklin and he tied my palms and legs, and stated ‘now you need to open’. They had been in a lot masti they’ve taped my mouth and forgot all about me. Social gathering obtained over and within the morning, when a cleaner got here, he noticed me and freed me. They requested from when have I been right here like this and I informed them, ‘from the evening itself.”

Requested whether or not his teammates apologised to him, Chahal denied saying: “No, they stated typically once they drink “juice” a lot, they will’t deal with it they usually can’t keep in mind something”.

Yuzvendra Chahal’s horrifying expertise from IPL 2013

In a latest interplay, he additionally revealed the small print of the balcony incident, admitting how the prank may have simply been a life-threatening one.

“I by no means informed this story, from at the moment, everybody will know. I by no means shared this. This dates again to 2013 once I was with Mumbai Indians, we had a match in Bangalore. There was a get-together after that. So, there was a participant who was very drunk, I received’t say his title. He was very drunk, he was me for a very long time and he simply known as me and he took me exterior and he hung me on the balcony,” Chahal stated in a video put up by Rajasthan Royals.

“And my palms had been round him, like this (behind the neck). Had I misplaced my grip, I used to be on the Fifteenth flooring. Abruptly many individuals who had been there got here they usually dealt with it. I sort of fainted, they gave me water. Then I noticed how accountable we have to be after we go anyplace. So, this was one incident the place I felt I made a slender escape. Had there been slightest of errors, I’d’ve fallen down,” he added.

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