One of the fastest Indian pacers the nation has ever produced, Umesh Yadav, turned 35 today i.e. October 25, 2022.
Umesh has been highly effective due to his swing and pace. Yadav’s fans and colleagues favourably refer to him as the Vidharbha Express because of his bowling speed.
Umesh Yadav, recognised for his good flow, made his Ranji Cricket debut in 2008 for Madhya Pradesh. Umesh was able to don the Indian jersey in much less than two years. He made his international debut against Zimbabwe in 2010, but he shot to prominence when he took nine wickets against the West Indies. In the 2010 edition of the IPL, he was also one of the most demanding bowlers. The pacer has taken 276 international wickets in 136 matches over the years.
Umesh Yadav became the first cricketer from Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region to play Test cricket for India in 2011. Umesh is the quickest bowler in the country, with an estimated top speed of more than 152.5 km/h. He also hit the headlines during India’s 2011 tour of Australia when he took 14 wickets in a four-match Test series, making him the series’ foremost wicket-taker.
The pacer has had a decent career on the field, which has led to several endorsement collaborations. Umesh Yadav has signed numerous endorsement deals, which has aided in the expansion of his brand value. Let us examine the pacer’s endorsements and net worth:
Umesh Yadav is thought to have a net worth of INR 58 crore. He makes the majority of his money due to his contract with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Indian Premier League (IPL). Umesh’s net worth includes a sizable portion of his earnings from endorsements.
Yadav inked a partnership with the country’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Through this collaboration, the ad campaigns aim on educating people on messages such as basic savings bank accounts, steps to avoid falling prey to fictitious emails, ensuring safety in digital financial transactions, etc.
The Vidharbha Express has also joined forces with a fantasy gaming app, GoodGamer, and an antiseptic and disinfectant ointment, Cipladine.