Umesh Yadav

  • Ojha strikes another ton, India A in the lead against Australia A July 15, 2014

    Brisbane: In-form Naman Ojha struck a brave ton while No. 10 batsman Umesh Yadav made 90 to not only pull India A out of trouble but also give the visitors a valuable lead after the third day's play against Australia A in the second unofficial Test at Allan Border Field,...
  • Mishra's spell puts India A on top against Australia A July 13, 2014

    Brisbane: Legspinner Amit Mishra bagged four wickets to spell trouble for the hosts as India A checked Australia A to 288 for 7 on the opening day of the second and final unofficial Test at the Allan Border Field here on Sunday. Electing to bat in the four-day game, the Aussies...
  • IPL 7: Bowling gives Kolkata edge over Punjab in the final May 31, 2014

    The seventh edition of IPL has got its two finalists in Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab and both teams deserve to be part of the summit clash on Sunday. Kolkata, after the UAE leg, never looked like making to the playoffs as they struggled to find the right...
  • IPL 7: Yusuf Pathan blitz eliminates SRH, KKR No. 2 on points table May 25, 2014

    Yusuf Pathan sent Sunrisers Hyderabad into submission and Kolkata Knigh Riders to No. 2 on the points table with a stunning display of batsmanship that saw him score the fastest fifty in IPL history in just 15 balls to chase down SRH's 161 in just 14.2 overs at the Eden...
  • Bowlers did well to restrict Hyderabad to 142: Gautam Gambhir May 19, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir made no bones about the fact that he got a raw deal from umpire Nigel Llong which prompted an angry reaction from him as he cursed on his way back and flung his bat angrily on reaching the dug-out. Gambhir was adjudged caught behind...
  • Ishant, Umesh fail to impress in pace-friendly conditions December 9, 2013

    Durban: Going into the second one-dayer in Durban, India made changes to their bowling attack but unfortunately it didn't work. Considering the pace and bounce of the South African wickets, Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma were drafted in, but the pace duo misfired by bowling inconsistent length. However, at the end...
  • Will focus on line and length in South Africa: Umesh Yadav November 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Back in the side after being sidelined for some months due to poor form, Indian pacer Umesh Yadav on Wednesday said he will focus on getting his line and length right in next month's Test and ODI series against South Africa. "I am not thinking too much. I will just...
  • Zaheer's presence will help me grow as a bowler: Umesh Yadav November 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Umesh Yadav is relieved that he is back in the scheme of things but the bigger reason for his happiness is that senior pro Zaheer Khan will be around during India's upcoming tour of South Africa to guide the junior bowlers. "Zaheer has had a great influence on youngsters...
  • Zaheer back, Gambhir ignored for SA Tests; Rayudu gets Test call-up November 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Zaheer Khan may not have a BCCI contract but he will be happy to see his name appear on the list of India's Test squad for the tour of South Africa, which the selectors announced on Monday. But Gautam Gambhir will have to wait a bit longer to...
  • Umesh, Ashwin unveil new India jersey on Twitter September 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Sports apparel company Nike is ready with the new jersey for Team India, and it was unveiled on Monday by India speedster Umesh Yadav and offspinner R Ashwin on microblogging site Twitter. India are expected to don their new kit during the limited-overs series against Australia in October, and...
  • I will never compromise on pace: Umesh Yadav August 23, 2013

    New Delhi: He is regarded as the fastest Indian bowler on the international scene and young Umesh Yadav reckons that he has been selected in the team for "sheer pace" and will never ever compromise on speed for anything else. "As a fast bowler, I needed to have a clear mind...
  • Charles' heroics help WI register a thrilling win over India July 1, 2013

    Kingston: Opener Johnson Charles struck 97 to help West Indies register a thrilling one-wicket victory over India in the second one-day international of the Celkon Mobile Cup tri-series on Sunday. Charles smashed eight fours and four sixes off 100 balls and had a fourth-wicket stand of 116 with Darren Bravo to...
  • Umesh Yadav needs to keep composure, says Kapil Dev June 21, 2013

    Birmingham: Former Indian speedster and 1983 World Cup-winning skipper Kapil Dev says Umesh Yadav needs to bring in more "discipline" in his approach to be a successful strike bowler. The 26-year-old Yadav made a big impression with a five-wicket haul in a warm-up game against Australia but since then he has...
  • Champions Trophy, India vs Sri Lanka: Five key battles to look out for June 20, 2013

    The ICC Champions Trophy has pitted two familiar foes against each other in India and Sri Lanka in the second semi-final. Deja vu, you could say, as the giants from the subcontinent will meet for the first time in an ODI tournament since the monumental 2011 World Cup final. So...
  • India and West Indies in battle of one-upmanship June 11, 2013

    London: Coming off contrasting wins in their previous matches, West Indies and India will face-off at The Oval on Tuesday looking to move ahead of each other and nearer to securing a place in the ICC Champions Trophy knock-out stage. With their fellow Group B teams Pakistan and South Africa...
  • All-round India warm up with 243-run win over Australia June 4, 2013

    Cardiff: India hammered Australia by 243 runs in a Champions Trophy warm-up match after skittling out the defending champions for just 65 here on Tuesday. Umesh Yadav, who joined the squad late following his recent marriage, took the first five wickets to fall in a stunning return of 5 for...
  • Umesh is the most talented fast bowler in India: Nehra May 14, 2013

    Chennai: Veteran left-arm seamer Ashish Nehra praised his Delhi Daredevils' team-mate Umesh Yadav, terming him as the "most talented fast bowler" in the country at the moment and believes that his performance will have an impact on India's performance in the near future. "Umesh has done so well and if you...
  • Vinay, Mishra likely for Champions Trophy May 3, 2013

    The bustling form of several Indian pace bowlers in the ongoing IPL looks to be the only major discussion point on Saturday in the corridors of the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai, when India's squad for the ICC Champions Trophy is announced. This summer's tournament will be held in England where...
  • Winning is what matters in the end, says Umesh Yadav April 30, 2013

    Raipur: Umesh Yadav ranked his performance in the 18th over against Pune Warriors in the ongoing Pepsi Indian Premier League among his "top-three" in the shortest format of the game. He also revealed about the kind of planning that had gone into bowling that particular over. "There have been some good...
  • Umesh will do well at the Champions Trophy: Warner April 29, 2013

    Raipur: Delhi Daredevils' opener David Warner on Monday lavished praise on team-mate Umesh Yadav, whose miserly 18th over proved crucial in the team's 15-run win over Pune Warriors, saying the pacer will be an asset for India in the upcoming Champions Trophy in England. "I think Umesh has been bowling very...
  • Warner sets up Delhi's second win of the season April 28, 2013

    Raipur: The IPL bandwagon came to the capital of the state of Chhattisgarh in central India, Raipur, and the venue allotted to Delhi Daredevils as their home away from home provided them the platform for just their second win of the season. On its IPL debut, the Shaheed Veer Narayan...
  • IPL 6: RCB pip Delhi Daredevils in a Super Over thriller April 16, 2013

    Bangalore: This IPL stuff is not for the faint-hearted. Match 21 of the league ended in a tie, forcing the second Super Over of the season which resulted in Ravi Rampaul striking twice to secure Royal Challengers Bangalore a thrilling win that moved them to top of the IPL 6...
  • As it happened: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Daredevils, Game 21, IPL 6 April 17, 2013

    Live updates from Game 21 of IPL season 6 between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils, at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. The bottom-ranked Delhi Daredevils are desperately chasing their first victory after four outings, but it will not be easy against a mighty Royal Challengers Bangalore at their home ground....
  • We faltered in the last 10 balls: Mahela Jayawardene April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils skipper Mahela Jayawardene admitted that his team faltered in the last 10 balls while chasing 166 against Rajasthan Royals, suffering their second consecutive loss in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Saturday. Daredevils needed nine runs off the last six balls but managed three and...
  • IPL 6: Five bowlers to watch out for March 30, 2013

    That this format belonged to the batsmen and that bowlers would be butchered was a common notion towards the IPL and T20s in general a few years ago. But the bowlers, particularly those of the spinning variety, have been able to hold their own in the middle of the pandemonium...
  • Umesh Yadav shines in Vidarbha' T20 victory March 28, 2013

    Indore: A five wicket haul by India pacer Umesh Yadav helped Vidarbha beat Odisha by 73 runs in a Super League (Group A) match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament here on Wednesday. Playing his second match after recovering from a back injury, Umesh Yadav (5/18 in three overs)...