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
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India pacer Umesh Yadav was rewarded for his maiden 10-wicket haul in Test cricket with a recall in the ODI squad.
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