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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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Umesh Yadav: Shami and I have to take more responsibility in death overs
Umesh Yadav: Shami and I have to take more responsibility in death overs
The 29-year-old said that the team's morale is good despite the upset in Bengaluru.
I like playing Tests more than ODIs, says Umesh Yadav
I like playing Tests more than ODIs, says Umesh Yadav
The 29-year-old recently became the 18th Indian bowler to take 100 ODI wickets.
Umesh Yadav first practised with leather balls at the age of 20
Umesh Yadav first practised with leather balls at the age of 20
The 25-year-old played with rubber and tennis balls as a youngster.
Is this the best phase Indian fast bowling has ever seen?
Is this the best phase Indian fast bowling has ever seen?
Opinion on the current Indian fast bowling attack.
Under the SKanner: Umesh Yadav
Under the SKanner: Umesh Yadav
Umesh Yadav's is a story of perseverance and self-belief leading to great heights.
Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne trolled by umpire Rod Tucker on-air
Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne trolled by umpire Rod Tucker on-air
Rod Tucker took a subtle dig at Sri Lankan opener Dimuth Karunaratne for reviewing a plumb LBW decision against India in the first Test.
Umesh Yadav bags job at Reserve Bank of India
Umesh Yadav bags job at Reserve Bank of India
The Indian pacer will work as an assistant manager.
Umesh Yadav lands RBI job in the day, gets robbed of cash and mobile phones in the night
Umesh Yadav lands RBI job in the day, gets robbed of cash and mobile phones in the night
Indian cricketers' security seems to have taken a serious hit lately: on the same day, two Team India stars became victims of vandalism.
5 things India did wrong to lose the one-off T20I
5 things India did wrong to lose the one-off T20I
India were terrible. Here is why.
West Indies vs India 2017: Rating the Indian players
West Indies vs India 2017: Rating the Indian players
Ratings the Indian players on a scale of 1-10.
Win in fifth ODI very satisfying, says Virat Kohli
Win in fifth ODI very satisfying, says Virat Kohli
Let's all pat India on the back for a 3-1 victory against a second-string, inexperienced West Indies.
Umesh Yadav credits Zaheer Khan's advice for his success
Umesh Yadav credits Zaheer Khan's advice for his success
Zaheer Khan advised Yadav to be open to learn from the mistakes he commits.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final, India vs Pakistan: Should India alter their line-up?
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final, India vs Pakistan: Should India alter their line-up?
A look at why India should play a specialist bowler instead of the inconsistent Hardik Pandya against Pakistan.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017, India vs Bangladesh: Tarot Predictions
ICC Champions Trophy 2017, India vs Bangladesh: Tarot Predictions
From Virat Kohli to Umesh Yadav to Shakib. How will each one fare? Tarot has the predictions.
SK Flashback: India defeat Pakistan for the first time in Champions Trophy
SK Flashback: India defeat Pakistan for the first time in Champions Trophy
Reliving India's memorable victory over Pakistan in the 2013 Champions Trophy.
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