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

Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography

Real Name Umesh Kumar Tilak Yadav
Nickname Vidarbha Hurricane and Babloo
Profession Indian Cricketer (Fast bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight in Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black
Cricket
International Debut Test– 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/Mentor Subroto Banerjee and Pritam Ghande
Jersey Number #19(India)
#19(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State Team India, Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders, Vidarbha
Nature on field Aggressive
Likes to play against Pakistan and Australia
Favourite Ball Yorker
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 Point His performance in the 2007-08 T20 tournament for Air India.
Personal Life
Date of Birth 25 October 1987
Age (as in 2018) 31 Years
Birth Place Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Pokharbhinda Lala(Baraipur Lala), Govindpur, Deoria, Uttar Pradesh, India
School Government Higher Secondary School, Walani
College N/A
Educational Qualifications N/A
Family Father– Tilak Yadav (Coal-mine worker)
Mother– Late Kishori Devi
Brother– Ramesh Yadav and 1 more (Elder)
Sister– 1 (Elder)
Religion Hindu
Hobbies Traveling
Controversies Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite Cricketer Batsman: Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar
Bowler: Zaheer Khan, Gleen McGrath and Dale Steyn
Favourite Food Saoji
Favourite Actor Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan
Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Tanya Wadhwa (Fashion designer)
Wife Tanya Wadhwa (Fashion designer)
Children Daughter– N/A
Son– N/A

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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Updated: November 24, 2017 — 1:38 pm

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