‘Keep the real ones close’ - Yuzvendra Chahal shares emotional post after parents contract COVID-19

‘Keep the real ones close’ – Yuzvendra Chahal shares emotional post after parents contract COVID-19

Yuzvendra Chahal posts heartwarming picture with family.

Yuzvendra Chahal
Yuzvendra Chahal. (Photo Source: Instagram)

The COVID-19 virus has been wreaking havoc in India since a while with lakhs of cases registering every day and the death toll has also been on the higher side. From Bollywood celebrities to prominent politicians, the second strain of coronavirus hasn’t spared the biggest of personalities. Even families of many cricketers have been affected by the deadly disease. Recently, Yuzvendra Chahal’s parents were also diagnosed with COVID-19, and the leg-spinner is praying for their speedy recovery.

On May 13, Chahal’s wife, Dhanashree Verma took to her Instagram story and revealed that her parents-in-law have tested positive for coronavirus with severe symptoms. She also mentioned that the cricketer’s mother is being treated at home while his father is hospitalized. Now, Chahal has made an emotional post on Instagram, showering love on his family.

Yuzvendra Chahal shares an emotional post

“Keep the real ones close,” wrote the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) cricketer while sharing an adorable picture with his father, mother and wife. The snap was from the cricketer and Dhanashree’s wedding ceremony, which took place last December. The post clearly showcased Chahal’s emotions, and subsequently, the comment section got flooded with speedy recovery messages.


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Earlier, Dhanashree stated that she endured a hard time at the hospital with her parents-in-law fighting the virus. She also urged all the citizens to stay at home in this challenging time. “I was at the hospital and I have witnessed the worst. I’m taking all the precautions, but Guys please stay at home and take proper care of your family,” she wrote.

In another Instagram story, the YouTuber also mentioned that her mother and brother had also tested positive when she was in the bio-bubble during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. While her mother and brother recovered, Dhanashree revealed that she lost her aunt and uncle to COVID.

Meanwhile, Chahal was last seen in IPL 2021, which got postponed midway after multiple COVID-19 cases were found inside the bio-bubble. Having scalped four wickets in seven games, the veteran spinner was far away from his prime in the suspended season, but his side did well. At the time of postponement, the Virat Kohli-led RCB was third in the points table with five wins in seven games.