Umesh Yadav Wiki Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Career & Net Worth

Umesh Yadav Wiki Biography

Umesh Yadav Wiki Biography: Umesh Kumar Tilak Yadav professionally known by the Umesh Yadav is an Indian Cricketer who plays for Vidarbha Team in the Indian Domestic Cricket. He was born in Nagpur City of Maharashtra but his family belongs to Uttar Pradesh, India.

He initially started playing domestic cricket in 2008 for Vidarbha and after playing Domestic cricket for 2 years, Umesh got selected in Indian cricket team as he was called for the Zimbabwe tour in 2010. One year later he made his test debut in 2011 against West Indies.

Umesh is playing IPL since 2009. He initially started his IPL career with Delhi Daredevils team and played with them till 2013. Later he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders team in 2014 and was the part of team till 2017. He also played for RCB from 2018 to 2020 and after that he was bought by Delhi Capitals for the 2021 IPL season.

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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
Shirt Number19


  • He made his first-class debut in 2008 for Vidarbha team and played his first domestic match on 3rd November 2008 against Madhya Pradesh in the 2008-09 Season of Ranji Trophy Tournament.
  • On his debut match, Umesh claimed 4 wickets.
  • While playing for Vidarbha team, he was also selected to represent Central Zone Team in Duleep Trophy.
  • He got selected for Zimbabwe Tour after playing for 2 years in Indian Domestic Cricket and made his ODI debut on 28th May 2010 against Zimbabwe.
  • Then after a year he was also selected in Test squad and made his Test debut for India on 6th November 2011 against West Indies.
  • He then made his T20I debut against Sri Lanka on 7th August 2012.
  • In his early days of international cricket, Umesh was not given much chances and was often dropped from the team.
  • He was also the part of the Indian team for Champions Trophy 2013 and played an integral role in India’s Victory. But he was dropped from ODI squad for the series against Australia in 2013.
  • He then made his comeback in ODI squad and was selected for South Africa tour but couldn’t cement his place due to poor display of his performance.
  • He was then picked for test squad and since then has given some remarkable performances.

IPL Career

  • Umesh made his IPL debut for Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) in 2009 and remained with the team till 2012.
  • Then in 2013, Umesh was picked by Kolkata Knight Riders and played with KKR till 2017.
  • In the year 2018 Umesh was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore team in Rs. 4.2 Crores.
  • Umesh then was the part of Royal Challengers Bangalore team from 2018 to 2020.
  • Then ahead of 2021 IPL Auction, he was released by RCB franchise and then was bought by Delhi Capitals in 2021 IPL Auction for the price of INR 1 Crores.

Umesh Yadav Age, Height, Weight

He is 33 years old. His height is 5 feet 10 inches and his weight is 75 kgs. Umesh has Brown coloured eyes and his hair colour is Black.

Umesh Yadav Age, Height, Weight
Umesh Yadav Age, Height, Weight
HeightIn feet- 5 feet 10 inch
In centimetre- 177.8
WeightIn kilogram- 75 kg
In Pound- 165.34 lbs
Age in 202033 Years
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Shoe Size8 UK

Umesh Yadav’s Family

He was born on October 25, 1987 in Nagpur City of Maharashtra, 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 to him. He has 2 brothers and a sister and name of his one brother is Ramesh Yadav.

FatherTilak Yadav
MotherKishori Devi


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

Marital StatusMarried

Favourite Things

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

Social Media

FacebookUmesh Yadav
Umesh Yadav’s Net Worth
Net WorthUSD 5 Million
Earnings in 2020Not Known
Income SourceCricket and Brand Endorsements
Annual SalaryNot Known
CarsNot Known
HousesNot Known
Umesh Yadav Wiki Biography
Does Umesh Consume Alcohol?No
Does he Smoke Cigarettes?No
Can Drive?Yes
Can he Swim?Yes
Is he a Yoga Practitioner?No
Does Gym?Yes
Is he a Jogger?Yes
Eating Habit?Non-Vegetarian
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