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Umesh Kumar      

Full name Umesh Kumar

Born October 8, 1951, Patiala, Punjab

Died September 21, 2008, Patiala, Punjab (aged 56 years 349 days)

Major teams Punjab

Also known as Umesh

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Other Umpire

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 67 77 29 796 69* 16.58 0 2 21 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 67 12078 4243 200 8/37 21.21 2.10 60.3 9 2
Career statistics
First-class span 1969/70 - 1985/86
Profile

Umesh Kumar was an offspinner for Punjab who played 67 first-class games between 1969 and 1986 and took 191 wickets at 20.69. He also played three matches for North Zone, including one against the touring Australians in 1979, in which he took the wickets of Allan Border and Dav Whatmore. He took up umpiring after retirement and began with matches in Pakistan in 1987. He was the third umpire for the India-Sri Lanka Test in Mohali in 1997. Kumar died of a heart attack at the age of 56 in Patiala.
Cricinfo Staff September 2008

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Nov 12, 1999

Umesh Kumar, Umpire, Portrait

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Notes

Umpiring First class debut - 1992

Umpired 12 Ranji Trophy matches

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