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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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Sanjay Bangar explains why Umesh Yadav did not open the bowling in Pune
Sanjay Bangar explains why Umesh Yadav did not open the bowling in Pune
India's batting coach hails skipper Virat Kohli's 'smart thinking' to hold back Umesh till the 28th over.
SK Player of the day: Umesh Yadav rips through Australia's batting lineup
SK Player of the day: Umesh Yadav rips through Australia's batting lineup
The unluckiest Indian bowler through the long home season finally came to the party, making the old ball talk and the Aussie hop around.
India vs Australia 2017 First Test, Day 1: 5 Talking points
India vs Australia 2017 First Test, Day 1: 5 Talking points
Here are five events that stood out from the opening day of the four-Test series between India and Australia
India vs Australia First Test Day 1: Matt Renshaw becomes the youngest Australian to score a fifty in Asia
India vs Australia First Test Day 1: Matt Renshaw becomes the youngest Australian to score a fifty in Asia
The Numbers from Day One of the Pune Test between India and Australia.
Who said what: World reacts to India's performance on day 1 of the first Test against Australia
Who said what: World reacts to India's performance on day 1 of the first Test against Australia
Umesh Yadav took four wickets on day 1
SK Play of the Day: Wriddhiman Saha's sensational one-handed diving catch in Pune
SK Play of the Day: Wriddhiman Saha's sensational one-handed diving catch in Pune
Indian wicket-keeper flies to his right to support Umesh Yadav's vicious spell against Australia.
India vs Australia 2017: All you need to know about the first Test in Pune
India vs Australia 2017: All you need to know about the first Test in Pune
Mystery behind the Pune pitch, probable lineups, key stats and much more.
India vs Australia 2017: 5 key player battles to watch out for
India vs Australia 2017: 5 key player battles to watch out for
These mouth-watering individual contests could very well decide the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
Ashish Nehra targets 2017 Champions Trophy for his ODI comeback
Ashish Nehra targets 2017 Champions Trophy for his ODI comeback
37-year-old seamer believes experience and versatility can tilt the scales in his favour.
Umesh Yadav responds to Shakib Al Hasan's high praise in Hyderabad
Umesh Yadav responds to Shakib Al Hasan's high praise in Hyderabad
Indian pacer reveals which has been his best Test performance thus far.
Trappings of a lethal bowling unit
Trappings of a lethal bowling unit
With plenty of spinning options and three fast bowlers primed to attack, the Indian bowling unit looks menacing.
2017 Border-Gavaskar Trophy: 5 reasons why Australia should be wary of India
2017 Border-Gavaskar Trophy: 5 reasons why Australia should be wary of India
A dominant and in-form Indian team set their sights on collecting all nine Test trophies.
Virat Kohli confident of India's pace attack delivering away success
Virat Kohli confident of India's pace attack delivering away success
Indian skipper explains why he is giving plenty of opportunities to fast bowlers in the home season.
India vs Bangladesh 2017 Test: Rating the Indian cricketers
India vs Bangladesh 2017 Test: Rating the Indian cricketers
A close look at who did what in India's 208-run triumph in Hyderabad.
Umesh Yadav's spell is the best I have faced in my Test career, claims Shakib Al Hasan
Umesh Yadav's spell is the best I have faced in my Test career, claims Shakib Al Hasan
Bangladesh all rounder full of praise for Indian speedster's exploits in Hyderabad Test.
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