Umesh Yadav is Added to India’s Squad For The Last Two Test
Umeshkumar Yadav or Umesh Yadav is an Indian cricketer plays for Vidarbha cricket team and in Indian cricket team and Delhi capitals in Indian Premier League. Yadav played for Vidarbha at domestic cricket level since 2008 and the first player from the team to have played Test Cricket. He was the highest wicket-taker for India in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.
Yadav is strong, fit, and quick and gets the ball swing late. Attacks stumps but doesn’t wait for edges. Eleven of his 21 Test wickets have been bowled. In Indian Premier League 2015 he is the fastest ball is at 150.1 km/h making him the thirds fastest bowlers of the tournament.
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“Team India fast bowler Umesh Yadav appeared for a fitness test on Sunday, 21st February at Motera. He is cleared his fitness test and has been added to the squad for the last two tests of on ongoing Paytm India-England Test series” BCCI said
Yadav Dismissal Last Year
Yadav had suffered a calf muscle injury during Melbourne Test against Australia in December, dismissing him throughout the test. Takur Shardul released to the team that Yadav will become the substitute, Takur Shardul will be taking a part in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Second-highest wicket-taker for India in home Tests since 2018: UMESH YADAV
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The four-match series is currently locked in 1-1 after England won on a opener and India’s comeback to the game in the second test in Chennai. There is a possibility that India might paly three pacers in the pink ball Test at Ahmedabad
Glenn McGrath Impressed
Former Australian bowler Glenn Mcgrath was impressed with Yadav’s performance in the first Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground in January.
India squad for the last two Tests
- Virat Kohli (Captain)
- Rohit Sharma
- Mayank Agarwal
- Shubman Gill
- Cheteshwar Pujara
- Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain)
- KL Rahul
- Hardik Pandya
- Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper)
- Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper)
- R Ashwin
- Kuldeep Yadav
- Axar Patel
- Washington Sundar
- Ishant Sharma
- Jasprit Bumrah
- Md. Siraj
- Umesh Yadav