Umesh Kumar Tilak Yadav is an Indian international cricket player. Yadav was born on 25 October 1987 in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. Yadav is a right arm fast bowler while his batting style is right handed. Umesh currently plays for Vidarbha Cricket Team and also the first player form the team to have played for test cricket. In May 2010 he has made his One day international debut against Zimbabwe. While in the same year he has made his test debut against the West Indies.
He was one of the highest wickets taking bowler for India in the 2015 cricket world cup. Before becoming a professional cricket, Yadav had applied to join the police and army force, but unfortunately he didn’t get the job in both departments. He was used to play cricket with tennis ball in 2007-08 and later on he joined Vidarbha and began to bowling with a leather ball. Umesh got huge support from Pritam Gandhe and ensured that he represented Air India T20 tournament.
In the 2008-09 Ranji Trophy, Yadav made his first class debut against Madhya Pradesh and take his first wicket of Himalaya Sagar. While in the second innings, he didn’t bowled. In 2008 he is bought by the Delhi Daredevils to represent the central Zone in the duleep trophy in his first season. Delhi daredevils bought him for $30,000. In 2010 he has made his debut in Indian premier league. In 2013 Umesh Yadav was selected by the BCCI for ICC champions Trophy. He delivered outstanding performance in the tournament and securing India’s victory.
In between he is dropped by some poor bowling average but he returned in the squad for the tour of South Africa. Yadav was part of 2010 T20 world cup and 2011 ICC world cup. He played an immense role in both the world cup. He bowls at good pace and quite impressive, and most importantly, he’s a wicket taking bowler. Umesh can generate good bounce along with good pace and got raw talent. Yadav is strong, fit and quick and gets the ball to swing late. He always attacks on stumps and never waits for edges. In 2014, he was picked by the IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders. He was one of the best fast bowlers according to King of swing “Wasim Akaram”.
He played 26 test matches and 63 One day international. His batting average is 8.75/9.62. While his bowling average is concerned 38.94 in test 33.69 in ODI. Umesh Yadav is a rising player of Indian cricket team. After Zaheer Khan he had provide good amount of strength in Indian bowling squad. Generally his nature is very calm on the field while sometimes he gets aggressive.
• Umesh made his T20 VS against Sir Lanka in Pallekele in 2012.
• He made his test debut VS Zimbabwe in Bulawayo in 2010
• Test debut VS West Indies in Delhi in 2011.
• Favourite Ball: Yorker
• Jersey Number: #19 India
• Hair colour: Black
• Eye colour: Brown
• Weight: in Kilograms 75 kg. In Pounds- 165 lbs
• Height: in centimetres- 178 cm, in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”, in meters- 1.78 m
His father Tilak Yadav is a coal mine worker while mother late Kishori devi was an house wife. He had one elder sister and brother. Yadav has completed his education from government higher secondary school, Walani. He love to travelling and his favorite food is Saoji. He married to his girl friend Tanya Wadhwa who is Delhi based fashion designer. His favourite batsman Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli while Dale steyn, Zaheer Khan and Gleen McGarath his all time favourite bowler.
Umesh Yadav Net Worth
Umesh Yadav has a net worth of $2 million US dollars in 2017. Umesh Yadav has very good income source, as he is a talented fast bowler of Indian cricket team, so he received $5000 from BCCI per month. Apart from this income he earned $0.5 million from endorsements.
As Umesh Yadav has decent income this turn him into car and bike love. He is the owner of Audi6 and BMW series. While he also has Nissan Sunny which he has purchased in 2016. He is living along with her wife in her father’s house in Nagpur.
Umesh Yadav has turned angel investor after Yuvraj Singh. He invested undisclosed amount of money in Fashionove. It is a Kolkata based fashion startup.
Through the above information it is very clear that, Yadav is a very talented, emerging and rising star of Indian cricket team. He always proves himself as a skilled bowler and this is the reason he always got his spot in Indian team. Apart from this, article contains quite healthy information about him along with his education and entire cricketing career.