Sangeeta Phogat’s Playful Gesture with Yuzvendra Chahal Steals Hearts

 Sangeeta Phogat and Yuzvendra Chahal
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Heartwarming Interaction at Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Party

A heartwarming and playful moment between Indian cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal and wrestler Sangeeta Phogat stole the spotlight at a celebratory bash for the culmination of the dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. The viral video captured Sangeeta Phogat carrying Yuzvendra Chahal on her back, joyfully twirling him around to the delight of onlookers. However, the dizzying spin prompted Chahal to humorously plead for it to stop, adding to the charm of their interaction.

Surprise Over Chahal’s Contract Exclusion

Despite the festivities, former India captain Aakash Chopra expressed surprise over Chahal’s exclusion from the main contract roster for the 2023/24 season by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Chopra speculated that this decision hinted at the selection committee’s exploration of alternative options, signaling a potential shift in direction.

Chahal’s Outlook Amid Contract Uncertainty

Previously holding a C-grade contract earning INR 1 Crore for the 2022/23 season, Chahal finds himself without a contract for the upcoming season. Nonetheless, Chahal remained in high spirits at the Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa party, relishing the company of fellow contestants and participants.

Hope Amidst Uncertainty: IPL 2024 with Rajasthan Royals

While Chahal’s contract status may raise questions, all hope is not lost for the talented spinner. He is set to feature in the IPL 2024 season with the Rajasthan Royals, providing him with a platform to showcase his skills and potentially earn his way back into the national team fold, especially with the T20 World Cup on the horizon.

Chahal’s Road to Redemption

Chahal’s journey in international cricket has seen its ups and downs, including his omission from the 2021 T20 World Cup squad followed by a return in 2022. With the upcoming IPL season looming large, Chahal will be eager to make a strong statement with his on-field performances, aiming to win back the hearts of fans and selectors alike.


As anticipation builds for the IPL 2024 season, Chahal’s infectious personality and cricketing prowess continue to captivate audiences, as evidenced by his playful camaraderie at the Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa party. With the stage set for his redemption, Chahal remains determined to leave an indelible mark with his performance on the cricketing field.

Re-reported from the article originally published in The NewsX

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