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Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav, born in Nagpur, has played for the Royal Challengers Bangalore since 2018. His IPL debut was on March 19th, 2010 against the Chennai Super Kings. Popularly known as the ’Strongman’ in the dressing room, he can clock upwards of 140 kmph and swing the ball at the same time. Bowling in the powerplay overs, he has been the spearhead of RCB’s bowling attack since the last two seasons.



25 Oct 1987



Batting Style

Right Handed

Bowling Style


Did You Know?

Umesh Yadav holds the record for the highest strike rate (310) in a 10-plus ball innings in Test history scoring 30 runs of 10 balls with 5 sixes in the innings.