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Umesh Yadav

Batting style:
Right Handed bat
Bowling style:
Right-arm fast medium
Played for:
India, Central Zone, India B, India Blue, Indian Board President's XI, India Red, Rest of India, Kolkata, Delhi, Vidarbha
Roles played:
Bowler
ICC Rank:
Batting:
0
Bowling:
49
Batting:
0
Bowling:
88
Home country:
India
Born:
October 25, 1987, Nagpur, Maharashtra

Profile

Son of a coal-mine worker, Umesh Yadav was once aiming to become a policeman. He started considering a career in cricket at the age of 19 and has never looked back since then. He represents the state of Vidarbha in first-class cricket.

Yadav usually bowls from wide of the crease and his delivery angles into the right-hand batsman. His capability of bowling at a speed of over 140 kph and producing effective bouncers helped him claim 20 wickets at 14.60 in his debut game for Vidarbha in the 2008-09 season. He attracted eyeballs with his pace while playing for Delhi in the 2010 season of the Indian T20 League and then was drafted in Kolkata for the 7th season. Yadav received his maiden Test call up later in the year, for the tour of South Africa but didn't play his first Test until nearly a year later, against West Indies in Delhi.

Yadav's taste of international fame came during India's shambolic tour to Australia where he turned out to be one of the few positives for the team. He scalped 14 wickets in four games which included his maiden five-fer in Perth. Indian cricket has always yearned for a genuine quick bowler for years and Umesh Yadav could well be the answer to the conundrum as he featured in the winning Champions Trophy team as well in 2013. Umesh Yadav continues to be in the fray for things to come.


Statistics

Show:
  Matches Innings Runs NO Avg. SR 100's 50's HS
Test 9 11 36 5 6.00 33.33 0 0 21
ODI 28 10 27 8 13.50 57.44 0 0 11*
T20 1 0 0 - 0.00 0 0
IPL 47 14 44 10 11.00 81.48 0 0 12*
CLT20 4 1 1 1 - 50.00 0 0 1*
  Matches Innings Balls Runs Wickets BBI BBM Avg. Econ. 4w 5w 10w Extras
Test 9 16 1485 1040 32 5/93 / 32.50 4.20 2 1 0 7
ODI 28 28 1292 1308 30 3/32 / 43.60 6.07 0 0 0 30
T20 1 1 18 24 1 1/24 / 24.00 8.00 0 0 0 2
IPL 47 46 965 1314 43 4/24 / 30.55 8.16 1 0 0 46
CLT20 4 3 72 57 4 2/13 / 14.25 4.75 0 0 0 3
  Catches Stumpings Runouts
Test 2 0 0
ODI 5 0 2
IPL 11 0 3

Career

Span:
Test:
2011-2012
 
ODI:
2010-2013
 
T20:
2012-2012
 
IPL:
2010-2013
 
CLT20:
2012-2012
Test
Debut:
India Vs West Indies at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi - Nov 06, 2011
Last played:
India Vs England at Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad - Nov 15, 2012
ODI
Debut:
India Vs Zimbabwe at Queen's Sports Club, Bulawayo - May 28, 2010
Last played:
India Vs South Africa at SuperSport Park, Centurion - Dec 11, 2013
T20
Debut:
India Vs Sri Lanka at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy - Aug 07, 2012
Last played:
India Vs Sri Lanka at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy - Aug 07, 2012
IPL
Debut:
Delhi Vs Chennai at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi - Mar 19, 2010
Last played:
Delhi Vs Pune at Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium, Pune - May 19, 2013
CLT20
Debut:
Delhi Vs Kolkata at SuperSport Park, Centurion - Oct 13, 2012
Last played:
Delhi Vs Highveld Lions at Kingsmead, Durban - Oct 25, 2012
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