Ind Vs Aus: Umesh Yadav's Milestone Moment - Becoming The Fastest Indian Pacer To Claim 100 Test Wickets At Home

Umesh Yadav entered into cricket at the age of 19 and made his first debut in 2008 for the Vidarbha team in Madhya Pradesh. He can bowl over 140 kph and swing the ball effortlessly.

Recently, Yadav became India's fastest pacer to make 100 Test wickets at home in the third Test against Australia at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore.

About The Victory

Yadav joined the list of elite pacers with 100 or more Test wickets at home, including the Mitchell Starc wicket in the 74th over.

Umesh Yadav is now the 13th Indian overall and the 5th Indian pacer to gather 100 Test wickets at home. Besides that, he also became the quickest to reach the goal, requiring merely 4,652 balls to finish the feat.

Apart from him, in India, Anil Kumble has gathered the most Test wickets with 350 and R Ashwin in the second with 329.

Outstanding Bowling Against Australia

On the second day of the third match of the Border Gavaskar Trophy in Indore, Umesh Yadav, the right-arm bowler, bowled an impressive performance against Australia.

In five overs, Yadav took three wickets for 12 runs. For India, he played 55 Test matches and got 168 wickets at an average of 29.74. Following this outstanding performance, the Indian bowlers returned stunningly in the first session and beat the Australian hitters.

Earlier, in the last two games, Umesh Yadav did not make the starting eleven, so he got the chance to play when the management team rested Mohammed Shami.

More About Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav surpassed Kapil Dev's record (26.49) to take over 100 Test wickets at home. Besides that, Umesh established a batting score throughout the Indian first innings on the first day. The fast bowler hit two sixes as he hit 17 off 13 balls.

It got Umesh next to Virat Kohli's score of sixes in Test cricket. Kohli has 24 sixes in 181 innings, and Yadav got up there in merely 64.

Umesh Yadav is on the top of the wicket-taking list among pacers and is ideal for Indian conditions with the SG ball.

Umesh Yadav developed a reverse swing, giving a large turn. In front of the wickets, Yadav tangled Cameron Green and banged Mitchell Starcand Todd Murphy's stumps to complete his record of 3/12 from five overs.

Therefore, during his outstanding performance and spell, Umesh became the 5th Indian fast bowler to gather 100 Test wickets in India.

FAQs
What is the record of Umesh Yadav's performance against Australia? 
Umesh Yadav took three wickets for 12 runs against Australia in five overs. 
Who has gathered the most Test wickets in India?
Anil Kumble has gathered the most Test wickets in India with 350. 
How many sixes has Umesh Yadav hit in Test cricket? 
Umesh Yadav has hit two sixes in Test cricket in 64 innings. 
Who is the 5th Indian fast bowler to gather 100 Test wickets in India? 
Umesh Yadav is the 5th Indian fast bowler to gather 100 Test wickets in India.