All About Umesh Yadav And His Cricket Career

Umesh Kumar Tilak Yadav is an Indian cricketer who currently plays for Vidarbha cricket team, the Indian national team, and Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League. He was born 25 October 1987 in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. He is a right-arm fast-medium bowler. Umesh Yadav is the first player from the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra to represent India in Test cricket. He has played for Vidarbha at the domestic level since 2008.

Additionally, Umesh Yadav made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Zimbabwe in May 2010. In 2011 November, Yadav made his Test debut against the West Indies. He was the highest wicket-taker for India and third highest overall in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. He again holds the record of the highest strike rate in an innings in Test cricket after scoring 31 runs in 10 balls at a strike rate of 310 against South Africa in October 2019.

Umesh Yadav aspired to be the army and the police force but his dreams did not come through after his application was unsuccessful. He in his first time began bowling with a leather ball in Guzder League ‘A’ Division cricket tournament organised by Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA). PritamGandhe, Vidharbha’sRanji trophy team captain, supported Yadav and ensured he represented Air India in a Twenty20 tournament.

Yadav made his first-class debut for Vidarbha against Madhya Pradesh in the 2008/2009 Ranji Trophy. His first wicket was of Himalaya Sagar who was bowledout,he did not bowl in the 2nd  inning but in the first inning and he claimed four wickets for 72 runs (4/75) as his team lost by ten wickets. He played 4 matches of Vidarbha’sRanji matches that season, taking 20 wickets at an average of 14.60 with best figures of 6/105.

Umesh really caught the eye during IPL 2010, where he impressed a much wider audience with his pace for Delhi Daredevils. He entered into IPL league, when he made a tour to the West Indies to replace the injured Praveen Kumar during the World Twenty20 tournament in May 2010, and earned his first call-up to the India Test team for the tour of South Africa in November the same year. He made the Test playing XI for the first time against West Indies in Delhi in November 2011, and bagged 9 wickets in his first two Tests, which made his success lead to the Australia Tour.

He was injured on 2012 and was rested and made his return on June 2013 to international Cricket at the Champions Trophy in England. Yadav made his ODI debut in the tournament during India’s loss to Zimbabwe, a team ranked tenth by the ICC at the time. Defending a score of 285, Yadav bowled 8wicketless overs while conceding 48 runs. Playing in three matches, Yadav took a single wicket.

Actually he is a determined Cricket player who has participated in various matches and recorded impressive results for his team.

Personal Information About Umesh Yadav

NameUmesh Kumar Tilak Yadav
NicknameUmesh Yadav, Babloo
DOB  October 25, 1987
Birth PlaceNagpur,Maharastra, India
NationalityIndian
ReligionScorpio
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight-armed fast
RoleBowler
Height5.10 feet
Weight65kg
TeamsVidarbha, Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals

Achievements Of Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadavmade his first class debut for Vidarbha in 2008 when he was at the age of 21 years old. And he was the first cricket player to play in the Test Crick.Umesh Yadav made his first-class debut for Vidarbha against Madhya Pradesh in the 2008/2009 Ranji Trophy.

He made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Zimbabwe in May 2010. The following year, in November, Yadav made his Test debut against the West Indies

He was selected for the 2010 T20 World Cup on 2010.he also in 2012 made his Twenty20 International debut against Sri Lanka.

Yadav was selected for the champions Trophy Squad to represent the Central Zone in the Duleep Trophy in his first season in 2013.

Umesh was signed by Delhi Daredevils in 2010 and played for the franchise for four seasons. He was the fourth highest wicket-taker in the 2012 IPL with 19 wickets from 17 matches at an average of 23.84.

He was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders to represent the team in 2014 IPL season and later was released to 2018 IPL Auction where he was hired by by Royal Challengers Bangalore and he managed to bag ,20 wickets from 14 matches in 2018. In the following year he took 8 wickets from 11 matches and finally in 2020 he participated in 2 matches.

Umesh Yadav was bought by Delhi to represent their team in 2021 IPL and later on February 2022 he was hired by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament.

Family Information of Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav was born to a family of Mr. Tilak Yadav who is a coal –mine worker. His mother’s name is Late Kishori Devi. Yadav is blessed with three siblings, two brothers and one sister. His elder brother’s name is not known however his other brother is called Ramesh Yadav.his sisters name is also not known.

Umesh Yadav is married to his wife by the name Tanya Wadhwa who is known as a fashion designer. They are blessed with two kids a son and a daughter who was born on 1st January 2020.

Career Summary of All formats of Umesh Yadav

The cricket ball bowler participated in variours Cricket formats

Test Career

Umesh Yadav made his Test Debut on 6th November 2011 representing his team against West Indies. He failed to take the wicket in the first inning but managed in the second inning by taking 36 runs helping India to a 5 wicket win and he became the successful fast bowler of the series after he finished with 9 wickets.

In his tour to Australia Umesh Yadav took his 5 wickets in Test cricket, with a 5/93 during the Third Test at the WACW Ground in the two Australia innings even though India lost.

Yadav was selected back to Test matches after recovering from injuries for the Border- Gavaskar Trophy in Australia because they lacked a fast bowler and he managed to bag 11 wickets in the 3 Tests.

T20I Career

From his impressive hard work in the Domestic cricket plays, Umesh Yadav was chosen into the India team for the 2010 world Twenty20 to play on behalf of the injured Praveen Kumar he did not participate but he made his Twenty20 international debut two years later against Sri Lanka.

ODI Career

Umesh Yadav made his ODI debut in the tournament during India’s loss to Zimbabwe, a team ranked tenth by the ICC at the time. Defending a score of 285, Yadav bowled eight wicketlessovers while conceding 48runs. He has since engaged himself in various ODI matches showing impressive ODI records.

Career Averages of Umesh Yadav

Batting Stats

FORMATMINNRUNSBFNOAVGSR100S50SHS4S6SCTST
ODIS752479134147.9058.95001881220
TESTS52614088222611.6549.6300313720170
T2OI712402.0050.000020030
T2OS15150211173289.59121.9600261613380
LISTA118522842972510.5195.6200302415320
FIRST CLASS9611499514454514.4268.851112810643340

Bowling stats      

FORMATMINNOVERSRUNSWKTSAVGECOBEST5Ws10Ws
ODIS7573593356510633.636.014/3100
TESTS521021372.3486715830.803.5410/13331
T2OI7725219924.338.762/1900
T20151149522.2432315028.824.3328.275/1810
LISTA118116947545116433.235.755/2610
FIRSTCLSS961752689.5896431228.733.3312/79152

IPL Career and IPL team

UmeshYadavwas signed by Delhi Daredevils in 2010 and played for the franchise for four seasons. He was ranked 4th highest wicket-taker in the 2012 IPL with 19 wickets from 17 matches at an average of 23.84.

He was hired by Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) in 2014, he was again bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2018 IPL Auction, he was bought again by Delhi ahead of 2021 IPL Auction and on February 2022 he was hired by Kolkata Knight Riders in the auction for 2022 IPL Tournament.

Umesh Yadav net-worth

Umesh Yadav’s Net Worth is $8 Million (Rs. 58 Crore) in 2022. The Main Source of Umesh’s income and net worth came from cricket, also from brands and remuneration from BCCI. UmeshYadav also earns a huge sum of money from various International and National Cricket Matches and from the Indian Premier League (IPL). Umesh Yadav also endorses multiple brands where he paid well.

Umesh Social Media Account

UmeshYavad is a very known cricketer across the globe, he is in social media and he has many followers like any other famous cricket player.

Instagram -2Million followers

Twitter- 2.8 Million followers

FAQ

  1. What is the net worth of Umesh Yadav?

Umesh Yadav’s total net worth is around $8 Million (Rs.58 Crores).

  • What is the name of Umesh Yadav’s Wife?

Umesh Yadav Wife name is Tanya Wadhwa. They got married in 2013.

  • What is the Salary of Umesh Yadav?

Umesh Yadav earns an estimated salary of Rs 6 crore Per Year.