|Scorecard:||Zimbabwe v India|
|Player:||KL Rahul, YS Chahal, KK Nair|
|Event:||India in Zimbabwe 2016|
Mumbai, June 12 : While one dubutant K.L.Rahul had an enjoyable match against Zimbabwe on Saturday, the other Indian player, Yuzvendra Chahal's family believes their son too had a memorable match, through he didn't get more than one Zimbabwe wicket.
"We want to thank "Birthday Boy" for his wicket to Yuz at his debut. It will be remembered throughout his life", K.K.Chahal, the father of 26-year-old Yuzvendra Chahal said from his Jind home in Haryana.
The family was not aware till informed by this reporter that Yuz's first international victim Richmond Mutumbami (c. Rahul b. Chahal for 15 tuns) had a birthday on Saturday.
"The day was good for my son, but not for Mutumbami", he added.
"I am happy for my son's debut performance in this winning match".
"Before going to ground he made call to me and also sought his mother (Sunita) blessings".
"After he receiving India cap, we sat in front of the TV and watched the entire match".
"We were very delighted when he got his first international wicket. It will help him to set more goals".
"My wife was also very happy for our son".
"We thank selectors and team for keeping faith in my son and we hope he does better in the remaining matches", the father signed off.
The third Indian debutant in the match Karun Nair scored 9 runs in his opening international.
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