Umesh Yadav Record: Fast bowler Umesh Yadav did wonders in the fourth Test between India and England being played at The Oval in London. Actually, Umesh has now become India’s sixth fast bowler to take 150 Test wickets. Umesh dismissed Craig Overton, his 150th Test wicket, on the second day of the fourth Test against England at The Oval. He then dismissed David Malan. Earlier, Umesh had dismissed Joe Root on the first day.
Apart from Umesh, Kapil Dev (434 wickets), Ishant Sharma (311 wickets), Zaheer Khan (311 wickets), Javagal Srinath (236 wickets) and Mohammed Shami (195 wickets) are the other five Indian fast bowlers who have scored over 150 in Test cricket. Took more wickets.
Umesh Yadav bowls the dream ball against Joe Root
MASSIVE moment in the day as Umesh Yadav sneaks one past Root’s forward defense to disturb the woodwork.
— Sony Sports (@SonySportsIndia) September 2, 2021
Let us tell you that Umesh made his debut in Test cricket in 2011, but he has played only 49 Test matches so far. He last played a Test match for India in December 2020 against Australia in Melbourne. Umesh has played 28 out of 49 Test matches in India, as the Indian team management does not pick him up quickly for the tours outside. During this, he has taken 96 wickets at home.