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.read more
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.
Ishant and Umesh shared pictures and videos on Instagram from their training sessions.
The Indian pace quartet has been immensely successful over the past two years.
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.
While he admitted that he was terrified at watching them, he eventually bagged the prized wickets.
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.
Indian pacer Umesh Yadav has said that he is 'very eager' to play for India in the limited-overs formats.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Virat Kohli remains only three points behind Steve Smith at second place in the latest ICC Rankings.
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.
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.
Here are all the key stats from day 3 of the day-night Test...
Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami combined to pick 16 wickets in the Eden Gardens Test.
The Indian pacers have been the highlight of the team’s home campaign in ICC World Test Championship, picking 40 wickets in four Tests.
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.
The Indian quicks' unmatched success in the campaign stands as the primary reason behind the team's unprecedented run.