Umesh Yadav

Rise of India’s ‘Swing-King’ Bhuvneshwar Kumar

BENGALURU: Though Hardik Pandya deservingly walked away with the kudos by thumping a half-century and chalking up four wickets in the first T20I against England, the most stunning moment of the match was conjured up by Bhuvneshwar Kumar. In the first over, Bhuvi whipped out a vicious delivery which started one foot outside the off-stump […]

Russell’s Blitz Powers Kolkata To Six-Wicket Win Against Punjab

MUMBAI: Kolkata Knight Riders (141-4) decimated Punjab Kings (137) by six wickets in match 8 of the Indian Premier League to reach the top of the Points Table. Here are the major highlights from the match – ‘Madman’ Rajapaksa: Bhanuka Rajapaksa, the wicketkeeper, came at the crease after the fall of first wicket and took […]

IPL 2022: Bangalore Pip Kolkata By Three Wickets In A Cliffhanger

MUMBAI: Royal Challengers Bangalore chased down 129 against Kolkata Knight Riders in 19.2 overs to seal a three-wicket victory in match 6 of the Indian Premier League. Here are the major highlights from the match – Feckless top-order: Kolkata’s first three batsmen – Venkatesh Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane and Nitish Rana – played reckless shots to […]

IPL 2022: Umesh, Rahane Shine As Kolkata Rout Chennai In Tournament Opener

MUMBAI: Kolkata Knight Riders chased down 132 in 18.3 overs against the defending champions Chennai Super Kings (131-5) in the first match of the IPL 2022 to seal a six-wicket victory. Here are prominent highlights of the match – Umesh Yadav’s supersonic spell: Yadav carries the reputation of being wayward especially with the new ball, but […]