Full Name

Umesh Kumar

Born

October 08, 1951, Patiala, Punjab

Died

September 21, 2008, Patiala, Punjab, (aged 56y 349d)

Also Known As

Umesh

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm offbreak

Other

Umpire

TEAMS

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

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50sCtSt
FC67772979669*16.5802210
Bowling
FormatMatBallsRunsWktsBBIAveEconSR5w10w
FC671207842432008/3721.212.1060.392
Umpire & Referee
FormatMatUmpireTV UmpireReferee
Test11
ODI11
FC651
List A55
Umesh Kumar
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Debut/Last Matches - Player

FC Matches
Span
1969/70 - 1985/86

Photos


Umesh Kumar, Portrait