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Umesh Yadav Umesh Yadav Height: 1.87 m DOB: October 25, 1987

Umesh who made his debut in 2011 seems to have finally come of age especially after his fiery spell in Dharamsala in 2017, blew away the Australian top order in a spell of fast bowling seldom seen in India. Earlier known only for his pace and swing, he has now learned the art of bowling tight spells resulting in breakthroughs when the conditions are not supporting him. With the Indian bowling department bursting with talent, however, Umesh has to keep waiting for his chances to showcase his skills.

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India tour of Australia: 'We have fabulous five'; Ravi Shastri feels bullish about bowling quality

Cricket | Nov 24, 2020, 11:15 AM IST

Indian coach Ravi Shastri said Indian fast bowling quality gives them an edge over Australia; Calling the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav and Navdeep Saini his fabulous five.

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Umesh Yadav joins Ishant Sharma for 'great workout session', shares video

Cricket | Jul 11, 2020, 09:58 PM IST

Ishant and Umesh shared pictures and videos on Instagram from their training sessions. 

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Our group is the best fast bowling attack in Indian cricket's history: Mohammed Shami

Cricket | Jun 18, 2020, 10:09 PM IST

The Indian pace quartet has been immensely successful over the past two years.

You need mental strength at times when you are not playing: Umesh Yadav

You need mental strength at times when you are not playing: Umesh Yadav

Cricket | Jun 11, 2020, 12:31 PM IST

Umesh Yadav doesn't feel the need to respond to perceptions of being a Test specialist as the time spent away from the 22-yard pitch is more about honing skills and remaining battle-ready.

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Bacche ki jaan loge kya: Umesh Yadav recalls bowling to VVS Laxman, Rahul Dravid in Duleep Trophy

Cricket | Jun 07, 2020, 05:10 PM IST

While he admitted that he was terrified at watching them, he eventually bagged the prized wickets. 

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Shikhar Dhawan, Umesh Yadav engage in banter with Cheteshwar Pujara on Instagram

Cricket | Apr 26, 2020, 05:45 PM IST

Team India players Shikhar Dhawan and Umesh Yadav engaged in banter with the side's Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara after the latter posted a throwback picture of him batting in the nets.

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Trying my best to make a comeback in white-ball cricket: Umesh Yadav

Cricket | Jan 30, 2020, 04:04 PM IST

Indian pacer Umesh Yadav has said that he is 'very eager' to play for India in the limited-overs formats.

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Less workload with less game-time worrying, says Umesh Yadav as he eyes county stint

Cricket | Jan 18, 2020, 06:19 PM IST

A part of India's fearsome pace quartet, Umesh does not feature in the white-ball set-up now, and wants a bit of clarity from selectors as to how his game time can increase.

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Healthy competition, no serious arguments, zero jealousy: Kohli on camaraderie between pacers

Cricket | Dec 01, 2019, 06:47 PM IST

The combination of Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah has bagged 95 wickets in 2019 at 15.16 an average and a strike rate of around 30 

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Consistence, making batsman play key skill set of Indian fast bowling attack: Bharat Arun

Cricket | Nov 29, 2019, 10:12 AM IST

Indian fast bowlers bagged 95 wickets between themselves in 2019 at a record average of 15.16 hence capping off their best calendar-year performance.

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We decided the fast bowlers are not here to just rough up the ball for spinners: Umesh Yadav

Cricket | Nov 28, 2019, 01:39 PM IST

Umesh picked 23 wickets in the four Tests he played in 2019 which took his tally to 34 wickets in his last six Test matches in India. 

Can't help negativity from creeping in when you sit out: Umesh Yadav

Can't help negativity from creeping in when you sit out: Umesh Yadav

Cricket | Nov 27, 2019, 06:50 PM IST

Yadav was dropped from India's Test squad ahead of the home series against South Africa but got a lucky break back into the side after Jasprit Bumrah picked up an injury.

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ICC Rankings: Three Indian batsmen in Top-5, Ishant and Umesh achieve career-high points

Cricket | Nov 27, 2019, 10:44 AM IST

Virat Kohli remains only three points behind Steve Smith at second place in the latest ICC Rankings.

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The Pace of 2019: Indian fast bowlers wrap up best-ever performance in a calendar year

Cricket | Nov 26, 2019, 08:38 AM IST

Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Shami picked 95 wickets between themselves in 2019 at an average of 15.16 and a strike rate of 31.06.

Tweaking my bowling grip helped immensely: Umesh Yadav

Tweaking my bowling grip helped immensely: Umesh Yadav

Cricket | Nov 25, 2019, 02:43 PM IST

Umesh Yadav finished with a match haul of 8/81, which included a five-wicket haul in the second innings, to set up India's innings and 46-run win in their first-ever day-night Test against Bangladesh on Sunday.

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Day-Night Test: Kohli surpasses Border, pacers register best ever wickets tally at home

Cricket | Nov 24, 2019, 03:44 PM IST

Here are all the key stats from day 3 of the day-night Test...

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Day-Night Test: Enjoying watching our fast bowlers from gully, says Rahane

Cricket | Nov 23, 2019, 08:50 PM IST

Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami combined to pick 16 wickets in the Eden Gardens Test.

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Day-Night Test: Indian pacers destroy Bangladesh with skiddier, more swingy pink ball

Cricket | Nov 22, 2019, 04:21 PM IST

The Indian pacers have been the highlight of the team’s home campaign in ICC World Test Championship, picking 40 wickets in four Tests.

India vs Bangladesh: Lethal trio of Shami, Ishant and Umesh ready for Pink Test

India vs Bangladesh: Lethal trio of Shami, Ishant and Umesh ready for Pink Test

Cricket | Nov 20, 2019, 10:31 PM IST

The pacers are expected to play a big role in the upcoming Test against Bangladesh, as they normally do when the pink ball is new.

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Seam-ing numbers: Kohli’s ‘dream combination’ measured against Windies legends

Cricket | Nov 18, 2019, 04:32 PM IST

The Indian quicks' unmatched success in the campaign stands as the primary reason behind the team's unprecedented run. 

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