UMESH YADAV

  • Shami, Umesh, Aaron key to India's WC chances: Shoaib Akhtar September 8, 2014

    Birmingham: Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar, once a nemesis of many a top Indian batsman, is now ready to offer advice to his archrivals saying that Mohammad Shami, Umesh Yadav and Varun Aaron will be key to India's 2015 World Cup defence. "Shami, Umesh (Yadav) and (Varun) Aaron are the ones....
  • 5th ODI: Series in pocket, India can test bench strength September 5, 2014

    When India and England meet for the final of the fivematch ODI series at Leeds, it would be interesting to see whether the 'men in blue' decide to go for the kill or give chance to some of the fringe players. With the series already in their pocket, a rampaging...
  • India likely to rest key players for the fifth ODI September 3, 2014

    Headingley: After taking an unbeatable 30 lead after the ninewicket win in the fourth ODI against England, India are likely to give a break to many of their key players in the fifth and final match at Leeds, here on Friday. Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled 172.5 overs in the five Tests, picking...
  • Will try to bowl consistent yorkers to England batsmen: Umesh Yadav August 26, 2014

    London: Fresh from a successful India A tour of Australia, paceman Umesh Yadav has revealed that his Kolkata Knight Riders bowling coach Wasim Akram helped him get his yorkers right and he is now keen to use the toecrushers against England batsmen in the onedayers. "I had a problem with the...
  • India seek fresh start with fresh faces in ODIs August 24, 2014

    Their morale battered by the Test series debacle, India would look to make a fresh beginning and salvage lost pride when they take on England in a fivematch ODI cricket series starting here on Monday. On one hand, the Indians will be distracted by the 13 series loss in the Test...
  • As it happened: Indians vs Middlesex, Tour match at Lord's August 22, 2014

    Middlesex innings: Karn Sharma took three wickets to end the Middlesex chase, handing the Indians a 95run victory. End of 36 overs: Middlesex lost two quick wickets inside the gap of 2 overs to struggle at 119 for 8. End of 28 overs: Offspinner R Ashwin struck to sent Simpson back for 19....
  • BCCI to send pacers for England ODI ahead of schedule August 7, 2014

    Prompted by Ishant Sharma's injury, the Indian cricket board is sending the pace trio of Mohit Sharma, Umesh Yadav and Dhaval Kulkarni to England early as a backup for the 5th Test. ...
  • Ojha strikes another ton, India A in the lead against Australia A July 15, 2014

    Brisbane: Inform 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 fourday 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 24, 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 dugout. Gambhir was adjudged caught behind...
  • Ishant, Umesh fail to impress in pacefriendly conditions December 9, 2013

    Durban: Going into the second onedayer 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 25, 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 callup 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 onewicket victory over India in the second oneday international of the Celkon Mobile Cup triseries on Sunday. Charles smashed eight fours and four sixes off 100 balls and had a fourthwicket 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 Cupwinning skipper Kapil Dev says Umesh Yadav needs to bring in more "discipline" in his approach to be a successful strike bowler. The 26yearold Yadav made a big impression with a fivewicket haul in a warmup 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 semifinal. 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 oneupmanship June 10, 2013

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

    Cardiff: India hammered Australia by 243 runs in a Champions Trophy warmup 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 13, 2013

    Chennai: Veteran leftarm seamer Ashish Nehra praised his Delhi Daredevils' teammate 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 "topthree" 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 teammate Umesh Yadav, whose miserly 18th over proved crucial in the team's 15run 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...