Umesh Yadav is a force of nature on-field, a cricketing superhero who has given many match-winning performances. Umesh Yadav’s age has never been a deterrent to his scaling great cricketing heights, as the ace bowler made his debut for the Vidarbha team in the 2008 Ranji Trophy series at the tender age of 19. He then went on to play as part of the national ODI team against Zimbabwe in 2010. His standout performance caught the attention of the IPL selectors and he was brought onboard the Delhi team in 2010. Avenues in test cricket opened up for him in 2011 when he was roped in to play against the West Indies at home, in India.
After a year’s sabbatical due to injuries, Umesh Yadav returned to make his mark during the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013, which Indian cricket team won. While he made is T-20 international debut in August 2012 while playing against Sri Lanka, he first played in the IPL (Indian Premier League) as part of the Delhi Daredevils in 2010. He is now part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad, having also been part of the Kolkata Knight Riders team in the past.
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Umesh Yadav is a coveted fast bowler who has shone on several occasions in the test, one-day international and T-20 international circuits. Here is a quick Umesh Yadav profile summarising his international cricket wins over the years:
Domestic cricket gave Umesh’s international cricket career a much-needed kickstart. Here is a quick glimpse at his First-class and List A cricket runs:
Yadav is an IPL regular, and has always made his teams proud with his on-the-field antics. Here are a few of his best moments in the league:
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