Umesh Yadav only started considering a career as a cricketer at the age of 19, the age at which most promising bowlers start running for a national cap. His first international appearance came in 2010 in an ODI against Zimbabwe. His Test debut came in 2011 against West Indies. He went on to take nine wickets in the series. Yadav became one of India's front line bowlers in 2015 World Cup and has since become an integral part of the squad. He is known for the speed he gets on the ball, crossing 140 kph regularly and his ability to swing it both ways.
July 19, 2017 4:35:34 am

Police have arrested a furniture maker, working a floor below the ninth-storey flat of Yadav. Yadav and his family had gone for dinner on Monday evening, when accused Rajendra Chaudhary entered his flat through a window.

July 18, 2017 3:02:12 pm

Umesh Yadav's family have not filed any official complaint till now but the police have already arrested two suspects. The police is looking for other members who were involved in the incident and have left the place.

July 18, 2017 2:16:29 pm

Umesh Yadav also had an opportunity to be employed by Air India but despite doing well, he wasn't given a permanent contract. The then Vidarbha captain Preetam Gandhe took him to Air India in 2008.

June 11, 2017 3:22:38 pm

India face South Africa in their last Group B game of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 and Virat Kohli after winning the toss opted to bowl at the Oval. Skipper Kohli made one change in the playing line-up where R Ashwin came in place of fast bowler Umesh Yadav. 

June 9, 2017 1:10:29 pm

Australian fast-bowling great Glenn McGrath said that to be a fast bowler in India is "the toughest job in the world" due to the wickets being conducive to conducive to spin and batting and that a pacer has to "really work hard."

June 8, 2017 1:44:51 am

In addition to R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, the likes of Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah make up a daunting pace department as they face Sri Lanka in the next ICC Champions Trophy 2017 match.

June 2, 2017 11:19:56 am

India defeated New Zealand by 45 runs (D/L Method) while thumped Bangladesh by 240 runs after bundling them out for a score of 84 runs while they were chasing a target of 325 during the warm up matches and Virat Kohli's troops will now take on Pakistan in their first match.

May 29, 2017 12:03:11 am

With all four seamers in the rhythm, Virat Kohli will have to make some tough calls in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017.

April 12, 2017 8:10:41 pm

Brett Lee heaped praise on India's pace bowling attack in Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah during a promotional event.

April 2, 2017 10:56:02 am

KKR take on Kings XI Punjab on April 13 here after playing Gujarat Lions (April 7) and Mumbai Indians (April 9) away.