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newscricket15 days ago

Feel my body can hold up for 2-3 more years, claims Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav has revealed that he doesn't see himself playing for more than 2 or 3 years, with a flurry of youngsters coming through. He also reflected on the increased competition in the Test side and stated that it's good for the workload of the pacers and is looking forward to the WTC finale.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricketa month ago

No Umesh Yadav? No problem

An hour before the start of play on Day 1, at least before journalists started second-guessing India’s playing XI, it seemed inevitable that Umesh Yadav would start. He’d been integrated into the squad last week and, after Bumrah’s departure, was naturally expected to take his ‘rightful’ place.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | Umesh Yadav added to the Indian squad for last two Tests after passing fitness

On Monday, the BCCI has confirmed that the pacer Umesh Yadav, who has been ruled out of action since the MCG Test against Australia is deemed to be fit for the third and fourth Test of the series. The pacer has been added to the squad, with Shardul Thakur being released, to play for Mumbai.
Press Release
newscricket2 months ago

Reports | Umesh Yadav clears fitness test as Shardul Thakur takes car journey to Jaipur

Umesh Yadav has cleared the fitness ahead of the third Test in Ahmedabad and is now all set to partner Jasprit Bumrah and Ishant Sharma as the third seamer in the Pink Ball bout. Meanwhile, due to Quarantine complications, Shardul Thakur has taken a car journey to join the Mumbai team in the bubble.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | Was absolutely shocked when Umesh went for just one crore, admits Gautam Gambhir

After the IPL auction, Gautam Gambhir has admitted that it was absolutely shocking to witness Umesh Yadav just go for one crore in an auction pool that didn’t have many capped Indian pacers. Ashish Nehra, who was alongside Gambhir, expressed his shock with Umesh’s price tag amidst the foreign picks.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | Umesh Yadav's fitness Test to be conducted soon; India expecting another turner

Indian fast bowler Umesh Yadav who has been named in Indian squad for the last two Tests against England, will undergo a fitness test in two days that will decide his fate for the third Test. It has also been reported that the Indian team are expecting a turner for the day-night Test.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Hit, Miss or Meh | How each team fared in this year's IPL auction

Boy-o-boy-o-boy, the IPL Auction is a crazy place, where there is no care, whatsoever about the money, oh well only for the franchisees who have plenty of money left. As expected, it was Glenn Maxwell, Chris Morris, and the usual Indian suspects - Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, who went sold.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | Punjab should target Kyle Jamieson and Chris Morris, asserts Gautam Gambhir 

Former KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir has stated that the Punjab-based franchise should target players like Kyle Jamieson and Chris Morris in the IPL mini-auction that takes place in Chennai on February 18. He also added that an experienced campaigner like Umesh Yadav can be a good pick too.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | Umesh to be added in the Test squad for Ahmedabad leg after fitness assessment; Shami still out

On Wednesday, BCCI announced the squad for the last two tests - the pink-ball encounter in Ahmedabad and the fourth Test at the same venue, with Umesh Yadav to be added to the squad post a fitness assessment. Meanwhile, Mohammed Shami isn't yet cleared to be part of the Test setup for the series.
Press Release
featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 Auction | Rajasthan Royals - Dream, realistic, wildcard, and suggested buys

Rajasthan Royals had got off to a dream start in the 2020 IPL, giving many hopes that they will finally turn around their fortunes and may even do something special. But, they only flattered to deceive yet again as one poor show after another ensured that they didn't even reach the playoffs.
Harshit Anand