Umesh Yadav Biography – Age, Education, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Assets, and Awards

Umesh Yadav And His Family

Umesh Yadav was born on 25-10-1987 in Nagpur in Maharashtra, India. He is an Indian Cricket Player, but his family belongs to Uttar Pradesh, India.

His father’s Name is Tilak Yadav, while his mother’s name is Kishori Devi. Umesh also has 3 siblings, and all are elder than him. He has 2 brothers and a sister, and the name of his one brother is Ramesh Yadav.

Age, Physical Appearance, and Height

Umesh Yadav was born on 25 October 1987, and according to the calculation, her current age is 34 years.

Let’sLet’s Talk about his Height, Weight & Physical Status as the main things for the Cricket Industry. Fans also attract the Height, Weight & Physical Status of Umesh Yadav is 178 cm and 1.78 m and feet inches- 5′ 10″. His weight is in kilograms- 75 kg. Weight.

Umesh Yadav has a Waist Size of 32 Inches and a chest of 40 Inches, And biceps of 14 Inches. he has Black colour hair and brown colour eyes. Besides this, he is wearing shoe size 10.


He attended Government Higher Secondary School in Walani and is a native of Uttar Pradesh, though he stayed in Maharashtra. He also plays at the domestic level for the Vidarbha cricket team. Before coming into cricket, he wanted to join the Indian army or police force, but he was rejected. He started playing with a tennis ball. He joined the Vidarbha team in Ranji Trophy and then represented Air India in a twenty20 tournament.

Personal Life

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


Domestic Career

His experience of playing cricket with Leather ball earned him a place in the Vidarbha to represent them in the Plate League of the Ranji Trophy during the 2007-08 season. On 3 November 2008, Yadav made his first-class debut for Vidarbha against Madhya. He claimed 4 wickets in the first innings but didn’tdidn’t bowl in the second innings as they lost the encounter by 10 wickets.

He featured in 4 matches that season, claiming 20 wickets at an average of 14.60 with the best figures of 6/105. In his first season, Yadav was selected to represent the Central Zone in the Duleep Trophy. However, his rapid pace, regularly clocking in the mid-140s along with considerable swing even against the direction of the seam, caught the eye of the national selectors. 

IPL Career

In the player auction for the 2011 Indian Premier League, Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) bought Yadav for $750,000. However, he managed just two wickets from seven matches while conceding 169 runs at an average of over nine runs.

In the 2012 Indian Premier League, he finished as the fourth-highest wicket-taker in the tournament, picking up 19 wickets from 17 matches.

He was brought in the player auction for the 2014 Indian Premier League by Kolkata Knight Riders for $419,355, where he went on to be one of the main players in their bowling unit.

After four fruitful seasons at KKR, Umesh was let go for the 2018 edition. Royal Challengers Bangalore took that opportunity and bought him for INR 4.2 crore. He immediately repaid the faith in the management by claiming 20 wickets in his first season and was also retained for the next year. There still is the weakness of bowling at the death, and it remains Umesh’sUmesh’s Achilles’Achilles’ heel.

International Career

ODI career

After being included in the 2010 T20 World Cup squad, Yadav, a month later included in the squad that played a tri-nation ODI series in Zimbabwe against the hosts and Sri Lanka. The majority of the first team were either rested or injured, which opened the door for nine young players who impressed in domestic cricket.

Yadav, one of them, made his ODI debut during India’sIndia’s shocking loss to Zimbabwe. Defending a score of 285, Yadav bowled eight wicketless overs while conceding 48 runs. Playing in three matches that series, Yadav took just a single wicket.

In the tri-series in Australia in 2012, he bowled at 152.5 kmph against Sri Lanka at Brisbane, which is still the fourth fastest ball bowled by an Indian behind Javagal Srinath Ishant Sharma and Varun Aaron.

Yadav returned to international cricket in the 2013 Champions’Champions’ trophy and did reasonably well. His performances with the ball ensured that he landed a ticket for the quadrennial event in Australia and New Zealand. He finished the World Cup by picking 18 wickets and finishing the tournament as India’sIndia’s highest wicket-taker and the third-highest overall. 

Umesh Yadav was also selected for the 2017 Champions Trophy, but with Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah in the team, he got to play only two matches where he took three wickets.

T20 Career

After a string of impressive performances in the domestic circuit he was called into India’sIndia’s squad for the 2010 World Twenty20 in place of the injured Praveen Kumar but was benched for the whole tournament. Ultimately he made his T20I debut two years later against Sri Lanka.

Test Career

Yadav made his Test debut in the first match when West Indies toured in November 2011 and opened the bowling in the first innings, though he failed to take a wicket. Yadav took two wickets for 36 runs in the second innings to help India to a five-wicket victory. As India won the second Test, Yadav finished with nine wickets being India’sIndia’s most successful fast bowler in the series.

When India toured Australia in 2011–12, which India lost 4-0, during the third Test at the WACA Ground in Perth, Yadav took his first five-wicket haul in Test cricket, with figures of 5/93 in Australia’sAustralia’s first and only innings.

While India was drubbed by Australia during the 2012 down under tour, and many senior players couldn’t perform, Umesh Yadav stood out. With his pace and seam movement Yadav scalped 14 Aussie wickets in four Tests and became India’sIndia’s highest wicket-taker on tour. However, soon came the injuries, and in December 2012, Yadav was ruled out of both the second and third Test against England due to a lower back injury.

He was roped in by the selectors for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in Australia in 2014/15 due to the lack of options in terms of fast bowling. Yadav exhibited his potential and penetration with 11 wickets across the last 3 Tests. He was also part of the winning 2018 India squad in Australia but got limited chances to prove his mettle.

Net Worth

The total net worth of Mr Umesh Yadav is estimated to be 8 Million USD, which in Indian currency is approximately equal to 58,00,00,000.00 Indian Rupee (i.e. approx Fifty-Eight Crore INR). The Main Source of Umesh’s income and net worth came from cricket. Also, the brand value of Mr Umesh Yadav is very high, and he is also the most respected player across the globe. Mr Yadav also earns a huge sum of money from various International and National Cricket Matches and the Indian Premier League (IPL). Umesh Yadav also endorses multiple brands where he charges a good amount of money.

Umesh Yadav Assets:

House: Umesh Yadav owns a luxury designer house in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. Also, Umesh Yadav owns multiple real-estate properties across the countries.


  • highest wicket-taker for India in CWC2015
  • highest wicket-taker for India in Border-Gavaskar trophy 2012

Car Collection

Cars: The Car collection of Umesh Yadav is quite Small. Umesh Yadav owns a few of the best luxury cars in the world. The Car brands owned by Umesh Yadav include Audi Q3.

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Riya Kapoor writes about lifestyle, entertainment, news and gadgets. She has been in this industry for almost 4 years now. She is a graduate from Delhi University with English Hons and had deep connection with writing since her childhood.

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