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Umesh Yadav Biography & Latest News

Umesh Yadav Biography

Umeshkumar Tilak Yadav is an Indian cricketer who currently plays for Vidarbha. He specializes in right-arm fast-medium bowling. Umesh Yadav has played for Vidarbha at domestic level since 2008 and is the first player from the team to have played Test cricket. In 2007–2008, having previously only ever played tennis ball cricket, Yadav began bowling with a leather ball and joined Vidarbha. On 3 November 2008 Yadav made his first-class debut for Vidarbha against Madhya Pradesh in the 2008–09 Ranji Trophy. He played in four of Vidarbha's Ranji matches that season, taking 20 wickets at an average of 14.60 with best figures of 6/105. In 2008, he was bought by Delhi Daredevils for $30,000 and made his debut in the Indian Premier League in 2010. In the player auction for the 2011 Indian Premier League, the Delhi Daredevils bought Yadav for $750,000. Yadav returned to the national set-up in September 2011 for a five-match ODI series against England and managed four wickets at an average of 38.25 from three matches. At the 2012 Indian Premier League held in April and May, Umesh Yadav finished as the fourth-highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 19 dismissals from 17 matches at an average of 23.84.  

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India restrict Kiwis to low total in 1st ODI
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