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Umesh Yadav Wiki Biography, Age, Family, Career & more

Umesh Yadav Wiki Biography: Umesh Kumar Tilak Yadav commonly Known as Umesh Yadav is an Indian Cricketer who plays for Vidarbha Team in Indian Domestic Cricket. He was born in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India but his family belongs to Uttar Pradesh.

Umesh started playing domestic cricket for Vidarbha in 2008. After playing Domestic cricket for 2 years, he got his first break in the Indian cricket team. He was called to the team for the Zimbabwe tour in 2010. One year later he also marked his test debut in 2011 against West Indies.

Umesh is also playing IPL since 2009. He started his IPL career with the Delhi Daredevils team and played with them till 2013. Later he switched to Kolkata Knight Riders in 2014 and was a part of the team up to 2017. Now he plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore Franchise. He joined RCB Squad in 2018.

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Full NameUmesh Kumar Tilak Yadav
Nick NameUmesh Yadav
Date Of BirthOctober 25, 1987
Birth PlaceNagpur, Maharashtra, India
International Debut2010
BattingRight Hand Batsman
BowlingRight Hand Fast Bowler


Umesh Yadav marked his first-class debut in 2008 for the Vidarbha team. He played his first domestic match on 3rd November 2008 against Madhya Pradesh in the 2008-09 Ranji Trophy Tournament. He claimed 4 wickets in his debut match. While playing for the Vidarbha team, Umesh was selected to represent Central Zone Team in Duleep Trophy in the first season.
Then after playing for 2 years in Indian Domestic Cricket.

Umesh got selected for Zimbabwe Tour. He made his ODI debut on 28th May 2010 against Zimbabwe. After one year he was also selected in the Indian Test Team and made his debut in test on 6th November 2011 against West Indies. He made his T20 debut on 7th August 2012 against Sri Lanka.

In his early days of international cricket he was not given much chances and sometimes was dropped from the team. He was selected in the Indian team for Champions Trophy 2013 and played an integral role in India’s Tournament Victory. Later he was dropped from squad for India Vs Australia 2013 ODI series.

Umesh returned to ODI for South Africa tour but couldn’t cement his place due to poor display of cricket. He was not up to the mark in that series. He then was picked for test squad and has given some remarkable performances.

IPL Career

Umesh Yadav made his IPL debut for Delhi Daredevils in 2009 and was part of the team till 2012. Then in 2013 Umesh changed the team when he was picked by Kolkata Knight Riders. He played with KKR till 2017. In the year 2018 Umesh was picked by Royal Challengers Bangalore team in Rs. 4.2 Crores. Umesh is currently the part of Royal Challengers Bangalore team.

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Umesh Yadav with MS Dhoni

Umesh Yadav Age, Height, Weight

Umesh Yadav’s age is 33 years. Umesh’s height is 5 feet 10 inches and weight 75 kg. His eye and hair colour is Brown and Black respectively.

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HeightIn feet- 5 feet 10 inch
In centimetre- 177.8
In meters- 1.778
WeightIn kilogram- 75 kg
In Pound- 165.34 lbs
Age in 202033 Years
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Shoe Size8 UK

Umesh Yadav’s Family

Umesh Yadav was born October 25, 1987. He was born in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. His father Name is Tilak Yadav. His mother name is Kishori Devi. He has 3 siblings and all are elder to him. He has 2 brothers and a sister.

FatherTilak Yadav
MotherKishori Devi


Umesh Yadav is Married. He is married to Tanya Wadhwa. They got engaged on 16th April 2013 and married on 29th May 2013. Tanya is a Delhi based Fashion Designer.

Marital StatusMarried
Umesh Yadav With Her Wife
Umesh Yadav With Her Wife

Favourite Things

• Umesh Yadav’s favourite Cricketers are Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar.
• His favourite bowlers are Zaheer Khan, Glenn McGrath and Dale Steyn.
• Umesh’s favourite actors are Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan.
• His favourite food is Saoji.

Social Media

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Umesh Yadav Net Worth

Net WorthUSD 5 Million
Earnings in 2020Not Known
Income SourceCricket
Annual SalaryNot Known
CarsNot Known
HousesNot Known


Does Umesh Yadav, Consume Alcohol?No
Does Umesh Yadav, Smoke Cigarettes?No
Can Drive?Yes
Can Umesh Yadav Swim?Yes
Is Umesh Yadav, Yoga Practitioner?No
Does Gym?Yes
Is Umesh Yadav, a Jogger?Yes
Eating Habit?Non-Vegetarian
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Hobbies, Interests
Umesh Yadav’s HobbiesTravelling
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