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Umesh Yadav Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth, salary and more


Wiki, Salary, Girlfriend and Personal information of Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav is a Indian right-arm fast bowler who currently plays for Vidarbha cricket team, Indian national team and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. He made his first-class debut for Vidarbha against Madhya Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy. Here you will find information about Umesh Yadav bio, age, height, weight, net worth, salary and relationship status. He made his Test debut in the first match when West Indies toured in November 2011

About/Bio/Wiki of Umesh Kumar Tilak Yadav

Full Name Umesh Kumar Tilak Yadav
Nickname Vidarbha Hurricane and Babloo
Profession Indian Cricketer (Fast bowler)

Physical Status & More

  • in centimeters- 178 cm
  • in meters- 1.78 m
  • in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
  • in Kilograms- 75 kg
  • in Pounds- 165 lbs
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black
Body Colour Light Brown


Umesh Kumar Tilak Yadav in the field
International Debut

Test- 6 November 2011 vs West Indies in Delhi

ODI- 28 May 2010 vs Zimbabwe in Bulawayo

T20- 7 August 2012 vs Sri Lanka in Pallekele
Jersey Number


#19(IPL, County Cricket)
Coach/Mentor Subroto Banerjee and Pritam Ghande
Domestic/State Teams  India, Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders, Vidarbha
Nature on field Aggressive
Records (main ones)
  • He is the 1st player from Vidarbha area of Maharashtra to play for Indian Team.
  • Fastest bowl delivered by him was 155.5 km/hr against Sri Lanka.
  • He was the highest wicket taker for India in the ICC World Cup 2015 with 18 wickets.
Career Turning Point His performance in the 2007-08 T20 tournament for Air India.


Personal Life

Date of Birth 25 October 1987
Birth Place Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Pokharbhinda Lala(Baraipur Lala), Govindpur, Deoria, Uttar Pradesh, India
School Government Higher Secondary School, Walani
College N/A
Religion Hinduism


Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Tanya Wadhwa (Fashion designer)

Daughter- None

Son- None


Father- Tilak Yadav (Coal-mine worker)

Mother- Late Kishori Devi

Brother- Ramesh Yadav and 1 more (Elder)

Sister- 1 (Elder)

Favorite Things

Hobbies Traveling
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Favourite Cricketer

Batsman: Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar

Bowler: Zaheer Khan, Gleen McGrath and Dale Steyn
Favourite Food Saoji
Favourite Actor Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan
Salary (2020) ₹42000000(IPL)
Net Worth $8Million

Controversies of Umesh Yadav:

He doesn’t have any controversies in his career till now.

Does Umesh Yadav smoke: No
Does Umesh Yadav drink alcohol: Not Known

Some less known facts about Umesh Yadav:

  • Umesh initially wanted to join Indian Army, but after the rejection from there, he applied for police constable’s job but missed out the opportunity by just 2 points.
  • After all that failure, played some local cricket tournaments and earned a chance to play for Vidarbha Gymkhana with his performance.
  • His father used to work in Khaperkheda in coal mines in Khaperkheda, Nagpur.
  • During his early days in cricket,  he wanted to graduate in commerce but he couldn’t find out time to do so.
  • He took the priceless wickets of Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman in the 2008 Duleep Trophy.
  • During the 2011-12 Australia series, he took 14 wickets, with an average speed of 145 km/hr.
  • Pritam Ghande the Vidarbha cricket team captain, who helped him to play for Air India in his early cricket days took 340 wickets in domestic cricket but never got the chance to play for India.
  • In 2011, his mother Kishori Devi died due to diabetes, whose expensive treatment his family could afford.

Image Credit: Twitter

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