Umesh Yadav      

Full name Umeshkumar Tilak Yadav

Born October 25, 1987, Nagpur, Maharashtra

Current age 27 years 251 days

Major teams India, Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders, Vidarbha

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Umeshkumar Tilak Yadav
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 13 15 5 79 30 7.90 182 43.40 0 0 10 3 4 0
ODIs 50 16 11 46 17 9.20 80 57.50 0 0 6 1 15 0
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
First-class 41 50 22 365 90 13.03 575 63.47 0 1 44 13 18 0
List A 78 33 20 165 30 12.69 186 88.70 0 0 15 8 22 0
Twenty20 88 26 15 108 24* 9.81 91 118.68 0 0 9 6 22 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 13 24 2250 1637 43 5/93 7/103 38.06 4.36 52.3 2 1 0
ODIs 50 49 2274 2198 69 4/31 4/31 31.85 5.79 32.9 3 0 0
T20Is 1 1 18 24 1 1/24 1/24 24.00 8.00 18.0 0 0 0
First-class 41 70 7214 4294 136 7/74 8/79 31.57 3.57 53.0 4 8 0
List A 78 77 3685 3471 105 5/26 5/26 33.05 5.65 35.0 3 1 0
Twenty20 88 86 1833 2477 82 5/18 5/18 30.20 8.10 22.3 1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v West Indies at Delhi, Nov 6-9, 2011 scorecard
Last Test Bangladesh v India at Fatullah, Jun 10-14, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v India at Bulawayo, May 28, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, Jun 24, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
Only T20I Sri Lanka v India at Pallekele, Aug 7, 2012 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Madhya Pradesh v Vidarbha at Indore, Nov 3-5, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Bangladesh v India at Fatullah, Jun 10-14, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Vidarbha v Rajasthan at Indore, Feb 15, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Bangladesh v India at Dhaka, Jun 24, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Madhya Pradesh v Vidarbha at Indore, Oct 21, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Rajasthan Royals v Kolkata Knight Riders at Mumbai (BS), May 16, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/33 India v Bangladesh Dhaka 24 Jun 2015 ODI # 3661
2/58, 2 India v Bangladesh Dhaka 18 Jun 2015 ODI # 3658
0/45, 0/4 India v Bangladesh Fatullah 10 Jun 2015 Test # 2165
1/36, 24* KKR v Royals Mumbai (BS) 16 May 2015 T20
0/37, 5* KKR v Mum Indians Mumbai 14 May 2015 T20
0/36, 0* KKR v Kings XI Kolkata 9 May 2015 T20
0/29 KKR v Daredevils Kolkata 7 May 2015 T20
2/34 KKR v Sunrisers Kolkata 4 May 2015 T20
0/31 KKR v RCB Bangalore 2 May 2015 T20
1/16 KKR v Super Kings Kolkata 30 Apr 2015 T20
Profile

Less than two seasons after fast bowler Umesh Yadav first played with a leather ball, he was bowling against the likes of Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman in the Duleep Trophy. What makes his ascent even more remarkable is that he represents unglamorous Vidarbha in the Plate League of the Ranji Trophy. Yadav is the son of a coal-mine worker and was aiming to become a policeman. He only started considering a career in cricket as a 19-year-old, an age by which the best young Indian cricketers are in the running for a national cap.

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May 4, 2015

Umesh Yadav struck twice in his first over, Kolkata Knight Riders v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2015, Kolkata, May 4, 2015

Umesh Yadav struck twice in his first over

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Apr 28, 2015

Umesh Yadav misses a straight delivery from Aashish Nehra, Chennai Super Kings v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2015, Chennai, April 28, 2015

Umesh Yadav misses a straight delivery from Aashish Nehra

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Apr 22, 2015

Robin Uthappa safely pouches a skier from David Warner, Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2015, Vizag, April 22, 2015

Robin Uthappa safely pouches a skier from David Warner

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Tournament Results
North Zone v South Zone at Visakhapatnam - Feb 2-5, 2011
South Zone won by 7 wickets
Central Zone v South Zone at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Jan 26-29, 2011
South Zone won by 552 runs
North Zone v West Zone at Vadodara - Jan 26-29, 2011
Match drawn (North Zone won on 1st innings)
Central Zone v East Zone at Cuttack - Jan 19-22, 2011
Central Zone won by 9 wickets
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