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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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After Ajinkya Rahane, Umesh Yadav gets his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Cricket | May 08, 2021, 09:05 PM IST

In order to ramp up the coronavirus vaccination drive in the country, the Centre had last month announced a 'liberalised and accelerated' Phase 3 strategy of COVID-19 vaccination from May 1.

Can pull my body for another two to three years: Umesh Yadav

Can pull my body for another two to three years: Umesh Yadav

Cricket | Apr 03, 2021, 11:25 AM IST

Umesh has played 48 Tests in a stop-start career and is part of arguably India's best-ever pace attack, which also includes Ishant Sharma, Mohammad Shami and Jasprit Bumrah.

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IPL 2021 | Umesh Yadav gears up for new franchise, says Delhi feels like home

Cricket | Apr 02, 2021, 07:21 PM IST

Yadav had begun his Indian Premier League (IPL) career in 2010 with the Delhi franchise when it was known as Delhi Daredevils.

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IPL 2020: Back at his old franchise, Delhi Capitals pacer Umesh Yadav ready for new season

Cricket | Apr 01, 2021, 01:26 PM IST

The 33-year-old pacer, who started his IPL career with the Delhi franchise, returned to the side after being acquired for his base price of Rs 1 crore in the auction in February.

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IPL 2021 | Delhi Capitals' players including Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav assemble for quarantine

Cricket | Mar 24, 2021, 06:53 PM IST

Delhi Capitals, however, is likely to be without their regular skipper Shreyas Iyer after he was ruled out of the ongoing ODI series against England following a left shoulder dislocation.

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India vs England | Fit-again Umesh Yadav primed to play 4th Test

Cricket | Mar 02, 2021, 11:47 PM IST

Yadav has tremendous experience in India and his performance in home Tests has been very impressive.

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IND vs ENG | Umesh, Jasprit, Kuldeep in?: India's ideal XI for Pink Ball Test against England

Cricket | Feb 23, 2021, 06:26 PM IST

For India, the contemplation will resort to whether having more pacers than spinners or adding more batting depth to the existing lineup with more all-rounders

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Umesh clears fitness test, added to Team India squad for last two Tests against England

Cricket | Feb 22, 2021, 07:50 PM IST

India have, on the other hand, released Shardul Thakur for the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy.

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India announce squad for last two Tests against England, Umesh set to replace Shardul

Cricket | Feb 17, 2021, 03:28 PM IST

Umesh had limped off with a calf injury during the second Test against Australia in December and was ruled out of the Test series and the first two Tests against England.

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India's XI for Sydney Test: Where will Rohit bat? Saini or Shardul in Umesh's spot?

Cricket | Jan 05, 2021, 06:36 PM IST

It is likely that India will have the remaining of the full squad to choose their XI for the Sydney Test which pertains to only two spots in the lineup - of that of Rohit Sharma and Umesh Yadav.

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AUS vs IND: T Natarajan replaces Umesh Yadav in India’s Test squad

Cricket | Jan 01, 2021, 02:26 PM IST

T Natarajan has been named in India's Test squad for the remainder of Australia vs India Test matches as a replacement to injured Umesh Yadav

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Umesh Yadav ruled out of Aus vs Ind Test series; injured pacer to return to India

Cricket | Dec 31, 2020, 10:25 AM IST

Umesh ruled out of the remainder of Australia vs India series and is set to return to India; T Natarajan is the likely replacement.

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AUS vs IND, 2nd Test: Umesh Yadav taken for scans after complaining of pain in calf

Cricket | Dec 28, 2020, 11:00 AM IST

The right-arm pace bowler, who removed Aussie opener, Joe Burns, in just his second over, limped off the field after bowling the third delivery of his fourth over of Australia's innings

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AUS vs IND 2nd Test: Watch Umesh Yadav getting injured while bowling on Day 3

Cricket | Dec 28, 2020, 10:06 AM IST

The 33-year-old pacer limped off the field after appearing to injured his calf while bowling the team's seventh over after the lunch break on the day.

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AUS vs IND 2nd Test: Shubman Gill credits confident knock on debut to quality Indian bowling at nets

Cricket | Dec 27, 2020, 02:56 PM IST

The debutant says facing an international quality bowlers in Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav at nets over last few overseas Test series was a huge confidence booster.

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Australia vs India: Kaif prefers Umesh Yadav as third pacer for first Test

Cricket | Dec 14, 2020, 12:05 PM IST

In Ishant Sharma’s absence, Kaif feels Umesh has gelled well with Shami and Bumrah and was impressive in the warm-up game.

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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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