5 wickets for 33 runs
Recently a match was played between Middlesex and Durham, where Umesh Yadav showed the way out of the field by dismissing 5 players for only 33 runs in 9.2 overs. Umesh bowled Durham opener Graham Clarke for zero on the very second ball of the match. After this, in the second over, he got skipper Scott Borthwick out LBW and dealt a big blow to Durham. He did not stop there and kept on taking wickets over by over.
Middlesex won by 9 wickets
After the brilliant bowling of Umesh, the entire team of Durham was all-out on the score of only 268. Michael Jones scored the highest 119 runs. Apart from Umesh, Luke Holman took 4 wickets. Middlesex had a target of 269 runs, which the team achieved at the loss of only 1 wicket in the 42nd over. Captain Stefan Eskinazzi scored an unbeaten 146 off 132 balls and Mark Stomann made 62 in the team’s victory. Sam Robson remained unbeaten on 55.
Last ODI played in 2018
34-year-old left-arm fast bowler Umesh Yadav played his last ODI against West Indies in the year 2018 about four years ago. At the same time, the last T20I he played was against Australia in 2019. After that he remained a part of the Test team, but was dropped from the ODI and T20 team. Umesh has taken a total of 106 wickets in 75 ODIs for India at an average of 33.63 and 9 wickets in 7 T20I appearances. At the same time, in 52 Tests, he has 158 wickets at an average of 30/80.
Umesh shone in IPL
In the Mega Auction of IPL Season 15, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bought Umesh Yadav for Rs 2 crore and his performance was seen throughout the tournament. In 12 matches, Umesh took 16 wickets at an amazing average of 21.19. In the powerplay overs, Umesh had troubled the opposition batsmen in almost every match. Umesh has taken 135 wickets in 133 matches of IPL.