Umesh Yadav      

Full name Umeshkumar Tilak Yadav

Born October 25, 1987, Nagpur, Maharashtra

Current age 28 years 338 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 20 24 8 137 30 8.56 312 43.91 0 0 19 3 4 0
ODIs 57 19 12 52 17 7.42 94 55.31 0 0 7 1 15 0
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
First-class 53 65 27 593 128* 15.60 859 69.03 1 1 67 21 19 0
List A 89 39 23 206 30 12.87 217 94.93 0 0 21 10 23 0
Twenty20 97 28 16 117 24* 9.75 96 121.87 0 0 9 7 23 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 20 38 3258 2116 59 5/93 7/103 35.86 3.89 55.2 3 1 0
ODIs 57 56 2669 2666 79 4/31 4/31 33.74 5.99 33.7 3 0 0
T20Is 1 1 18 24 1 1/24 1/24 24.00 8.00 18.0 0 0 0
First-class 53 93 9030 5158 165 7/74 8/79 31.26 3.42 54.7 7 9 0
List A 89 88 4253 4028 124 5/26 5/26 32.48 5.68 34.2 3 1 0
Twenty20 97 95 1989 2711 92 5/18 5/18 29.46 8.17 21.6 1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v West Indies at Delhi, Nov 6-9, 2011 scorecard
Last Test India v New Zealand at Kanpur, Sep 22-26, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v India at Bulawayo, May 28, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v India at Sydney, Jan 23, 2016 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 India v New Zealand at Kanpur, Sep 22-26, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Vidarbha v Rajasthan at Indore, Feb 15, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Australia v India at Sydney, Jan 23, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Madhya Pradesh v Vidarbha at Indore, Oct 21, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kolkata Knight Riders v Gujarat Lions at Kolkata, May 8, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
9, 1/33, 0/23 India v New Zealand Kanpur 22 Sep 2016 Test # 2221
0/30, 19, 0/44 India v West Indies Kingston 30 Jul 2016 Test # 2211
4/41, 1/34 India v West Indies North Sound 21 Jul 2016 Test # 2207
1/66 Indians v WICB Pres XI Basseterre 9 Jul 2016 Other
0/18 KKR v Guj Lions Kolkata 8 May 2016 T20
0/26 KKR v Kings XI Kolkata 4 May 2016 T20
1/56 KKR v RCB Bangalore 2 May 2016 T20
3/33, 2 KKR v Daredevils Delhi 30 Apr 2016 T20
1/19 KKR v Mum Indians Mumbai 28 Apr 2016 T20
1/16, 7* KKR v Supergiants Pune 24 Apr 2016 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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Aug 1, 2016

Umesh Yadav flicks one towards short leg, West Indies v India, 2nd Test, Kingston, 3rd day, August 1, 2016

Umesh Yadav flicks one towards short leg

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Jul 23, 2016

Umesh Yadav is congratulated by Virat Kohli, West Indies v India, 1st Test, Antigua, 3rd day, July 23, 2016

Umesh Yadav is congratulated by Virat Kohli

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Jul 2, 2016

Umesh Yadav has a bowl while training, Bangalore, July 2, 2016

Umesh Yadav has a bowl while training

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Series Results
Mumbai v Rest of Ind at Mumbai - Feb 6-10, 2013
Match drawn (Rest of Ind won on 1st innings)
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