Yuzvendra Chahal reveals Rohit Sharma’s new nickname and the reason behind it

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Yuzvendra Chahal-Rohit Sharma (Image Source: Instagram)

India opener Rohit Sharma and leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal have often shown their brotherhood to fans. The duo has been involved in some humorous chats in social media platforms.


In ‘Chahal TV’ – a show hosted by the spinner himself – Rohit has been spotted quite a few times exchanging some hilarious conversations which have shown the kind of bonding both Rohit and Chahal enjoy.

Recently, Chahal participated in a chat session on Cricbuzz, where he revealed the nickname of Rohit and the reason behind it. The Indian deputy who is generally known as ‘Ro-Hit’ or ‘Hitman’ amongst fans has another name which was disclosed by the leggie.


“Ek hain senior cricketer, inhone Rohit Sharma ka naam likha tha a[ne phone pe ‘Rohita Sharma’. Toh wahan se phir jo unhone bataya, phir main tabse……..(There is one senior cricketer who had saved Rohit Sharma’s name in his phonebook as ‘Rohita’. So when he revealed the same to me since then I’ve been calling him as Rohita),” said Chahal.

Chahal is one of those very few cricketers who are pretty much active on social media platforms. He frequently shares comical videos on TikTok and entertains his fans and followers. For this, he even gets trolled by fellow teammates.

Recently, Indian captain Virat Kohli made fun of Chahal by terming him as a ‘clown’ for his activities on TikTok. In a chat session with South Africa legend AB de Villiers, Kohli said that Chahal doesn’t look like a 29-year-old.


“Have you seen his Tik Tok videos? You should go and check out Yuzvendra Chahal’s Tik Tok videos. You will not believe this guy is playing international cricket and he is 29-year-old. Just go and look at his videos. He’s an absolute clown,” Virat told ABD.

Chahal has featured in 52 ODIs and 42 T20Is for Team India so far and has taken 91 and 55 wickets respectively. When it comes to Indian Premier League (IPL), then the RCB bowler has grabbed 100 wickets in 84 games.


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