Umesh Yadav Age, Net worth, Wife, Family, Cricket Career, and much more

Umeshkumar Tilak Yadav (born 25 October 1987) is an Indian cricketer who currently plays for the Vidarbha cricket team, Indian national team, Middlesex and Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League.

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Who Is Umesh Yadav?

Umeshkumar Tilak Yadav (born 25 October 1987) is an Indian cricketer who currently plays for the Vidarbha cricket team, Indian national team, Middlesex and Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League.

A right-arm fast bowler, Yadav has played for Vidarbha at the national level since 2008 and is the first player from the team to have played Test cricket. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Zimbabwe in May 2010. The following year, in November, Yadav made his Test debut against West Indies. He was India’s highest wicket taker and third highest overall in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. He holds the record for the highest strike rate in an innings in Test cricket after scoring 31 runs in 10 balls at a strike rate of 310 against South Africa in October 2019.

Umesh Yadav Facts, Biography, WIKI

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Full NameUmeshkumar Tilak Yadav
Born25 May 1987 (age 35)
Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
NicknameBablu, Strongman
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Batting styleRight-handed
Bowling styleRight-arm fast
Zodiac SignScorpio

Umesh Yadav Early life

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Umesh Yadav Age

He is 35 years old.

Umesh Yadav Net Worth

His net worth is about $8 million.

Umesh Yadav’s Wife

Tanya Wadhwa

Umesh Yadav Personal Life, Family

  • Personal Life

Umesh Yadav is originally from Rampur Karkhana in the Deoria district of Uttar Pradesh, his father had gone to Nagpur to work in a coal mine. [7] Before becoming a professional cricketer, Umesh unsuccessfully applied to join the army and police. Yadav tried to get a place in his college cricket team but was denied because he didn’t play for any club. Then in the year 2007, having previously only played tennis ball cricket, Yadav joined Vidarbha Gymkhana (VCA affiliated club; established in 1969 by J.A. Karnewar) and started bowling for the first time with a leather ball. in Guzder League ‘A’ Division cricket. tournament organized by Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA). Pritam Gandhe, captain of Vidharbha’s Ranji trophy team, supported Yadav and ensured that he represented Air India in a Twenty20 tournament. On Yadav’s early career, Gandhe commented, “He was raw and unruly. But he was really fast, too fast. I thought if he hits at least three out of six balls in a row with the stumps, he’ll upset the batsmen.”

  • Family
Spouse/WifeTanya Wadhwa
FatherTilak Yadav
MotherKishori Devi
BrothersNot known
SistersNot known
GirlfriendNot known
ChildrenNot known
Marriage DateMay 29, 2013

Umesh Yadav International Debut

Test debut

6 November 2011 v West Indies

ODI debut

28 May 2010 v Zimbabwe

T20 debut

7 August 2012 v Sri Lanka

Umesh Yadav Cricket Career

  • Domestic Career

Here is all about Umesh Yadav’s Domestic Career.

On 3 November 2008, Yadav made his first-class debut for Vidarbha against Madhya Pradesh in the 2008-09 Ranji Trophy. His first wicket was that of Himalaya Sagar, who was offside; Yadav did not bowl in Madhya Pradesh’s second innings, but in the first he claimed four wickets for 72 runs (4/75) as his side lost by ten wickets. He played in four of Vidarbha’s Ranji matches that season, taking 20 wickets at an average of 14.60 with a best figures of 6/105. Also in the 2008/09 season, Yadav made his debut in one day.

From playing for Vidarbha, Yadav was selected to represent the Central Zone in the Duleep Trophy in his first season.

On April 16, 2013, Umesh became engaged to Delhi-based fashion designer Tanya Wadhwa and they married on May 29, 2013. The couple have two daughters born in January 2021 and March 2023 respectively. Initially, Umesh had a troubled family life as his brother was acquitted in a robbery case. His father hails from Deoria, UP. In his early years he moved from Jharkhand to Nagpur.

In January 2019, in the first Ranji Trophy 2018/19 semi-final against Kerala, he gave a career best performance of 7/48 in the first innings and then came back with figures of 5/31 in the second innings, finishing the match with career best figures of 12/79 which took Vidarbha to the Ranji Trophy final.

Indian Premier League

Umesh was signed by the Delhi Daredevils in 2010 and played for the franchise for four seasons. He was the fourth highest wicket taker in the 2012 IPL with 19 wickets from 17 matches at an average of 23.84.

Prior to the 2014 season, Umesh was purchased by Kolkata Knight Riders. He played for the team for four seasons before being released before the 2018 IPL auction during which he was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore. He took 20 wickets from 14 matches in 2018. In 2019 he took eight 8 wickets from 11 matches and in 2020 he only played in two matches. [Because?

Umesh was released by RCB before the 2021 IPL auction [25] and was bought by Delhi. In February 2022, Kolkata Knight Riders bought him at the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament. In 2022 he gave the best performance of his IPL career by taking 4 wickets against Punjab Kings.

He is playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL in 2023.

  • International Career

Here is all about Umesh Yadav’s International Career.

In May 2010, Yadav was called up to the India squad for the World Twenty20 in place of the injured Praveen Kumar, but did not play in the tournament. Later that month, he was included in the squad to play a tri-national ODI series in Zimbabwe against the hosts and Sri Lanka. India fielded an underpowered team with nine first-choice players rested or injured. Yadav made his ODI debut at the tournament during India’s loss to Zimbabwe, a team ranked 10th by the ICC at the time. Defending a score of 285, Yadav bowled eight wicketless overs and conceded 48 runs. Playing in three matches, Yadav took a single wicket.

After the tri-series in Zimbabwe, Yadav returned to the sidelines of the team. He was listed as a practice bowler when India toured Sri Lanka in July to gain bowling experience to test batsmen. He would have to wait until October 2011 before his next international match. After India toured South Africa in December 2010, Yadav was dropped from the national team.

Yadav returned to the national setup in September 2011 for a five match ODI series against England. With an injury to his left hand, Yadav missed the last two ODIs. Sometimes expensive, though regularly fast, he took four wickets at an average of 38.25 in three matches.

In May 2013, Umesh was named in India’s 15-man squad for the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy. He did not have a major tournament as he had only won 4 wickets out of the 5 matches he played in the tournament.

In December 2014, Umesh was named in India’s 20-man squad for the 2015 Cricket World Cup. He was India’s highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 18 wickets in 8 matches and was also the third highest wicket-taker in the tournament.

In May 2021, Umesh was named in India’s 20-member Test squad for India’s Test World Championship final against New Zealand and for India’s 4-match Test series against England.

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FAQs About Umesh Yadav?

When did Umesh Yadav make his international Debut?

His one-day international debut followed inΒ 2010Β in a tri-series in Zimbabwe but only picked up one wicket in three outings.

Who is Umesh Yadav’s Wife?

Tanya Wadhwa

When did Umesh Yadav play in PSL?

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