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Thursday, July 19, 2018
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.
April 14, 2018 2:09:47 am

Umesh Yadav scalped three wickets in one over that involved the dismissals of Mayank Agarwal, Aaron Finch and Yuvraj Singh.

February 24, 2018 11:09:42 am

Shreyas Iyer, back after the ODI series in South Africa, stroked a 35-ball 57 with three boundaries and four sixes to star in BPCL's 84-run win over Mumbai Police at the University Ground.

November 18, 2017 7:55:27 pm

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav returned with two wickets each on Day 3 of the first Test at the Eden Gardens.

November 8, 2017 4:44:09 pm

Umesh Yadav recently got his fifth tattoo and spoke about how it serves as a motivation for him.

September 28, 2017 7:33:48 pm

Umesh Yadav bagged his 100th ODI wicket when the right-handed pacer dismissed Australian captain Steve Smith for three in the fourth of the five match ODI series in Bangalore.

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."