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Umesh Yadav (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Umesh Yadav

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Bio
Real NameUmesh Kumar Tilak Yadav
NicknameVidarbha Hurricane and Babloo
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Fast bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weightin Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Cricket
International DebutTest- 6 November 2011 vs West Indies in Delhi
ODI- 28 May 2010 vs Zimbabwe in Bulawayo
T20- 7 August 2012 vs Sri Lanka in Pallekele
Coach/MentorSubroto Banerjee and Pritam Ghande
Jersey Number#19(India)
#19(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamIndia, Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders, Vidarbha
Nature on fieldAggressive
Likes to play againstPakistan and Australia
Favourite BallYorker
Records (main ones)• He is the 1st player from Vidarbha area of Maharashtra to play for Indian Team.
• Fastest bowl delivered by him was 155.5 km/hr against Sri Lanka.
• He was the highest wicket taker for India in the ICC World Cup 2015 with 18 wickets.
Career Turning PointHis performance in the 2007-08 T20 tournament for Air India.
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 October 1987
Age (as in 2016)29 Years
Birth PlaceNagpur, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownPokharbhinda Lala(Baraipur Lala), Govindpur, Deoria, Uttar Pradesh, India
SchoolGovernment Higher Secondary School, Walani
CollegeN/A
Educational QualificationsN/A
FamilyFather- Tilak Yadav (Coal-mine worker)
Mother- Late Kishori Devi
Brother- Ramesh Yadav and 1 more (Elder)
Sister- 1 (Elder)
Umesh Yadav with his family
ReligionHindu
HobbiesTraveling
ControversiesNot Known
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar
Bowler: Zaheer Khan, Gleen McGrath and Dale Steyn
Favourite FoodSaoji
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsTanya Wadhwa (Fashion designer)
WifeTanya Wadhwa (Fashion designer)
Umesh Yadav with his wife
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- N/A

Umesh Yadav

Some lesser known facts about Umesh Yadav

  • Does Umesh Yadav smoke?: No
  • Does Umesh Yadav drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Umesh initially wanted to join Indian Army, but after the rejection from there, he applied for police constable’s job but missed out the opportunity by just 2 points.
  • After all that failure, played some local cricket tournaments and earned a chance to play for Vidarbha Gymkhana with his performance.
  • His father used to work in Khaperkheda in coal mines in Khaperkheda, Nagpur.
  • During his early days in cricket,  he wanted to graduate in commerce but he couldn’t find out time to do so.
  • He took the priceless wickets of Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman in the 2008 Duleep Trophy.
  • During the 2011-12 Australia series, he took 14 wickets, with an average speed of 145 km/hr.
  • Pritam Ghande the Vidarbha cricket team captain, who helped him to play for Air India in his early cricket days took 340 wickets in domestic cricket but never got the chance to play for India.
  • In 2011, his mother Kishori Devi died due to diabetes, whose expensive treatment his family could afford.
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