Umesh Yadav says people took notice of him after his performance for  Kolkata Knight Riders.  

He took 16 wickets in 12 matches for KKR in the 2022 IPL season.

Team India pacer Umesh Yadav (centre) celebrates after picking a wicket against Australia in the 1st T20 in Mohali.

Umesh, who was picked ahead of Jasprit Bumrah, leaked 16 runs in his opening over and bowled just 2 overs although he picked up 2 wickets.

Umesh Tilak Yadav (born 25 October 1987) is an Indian cricketer who currently plays for Vidarbha cricket team, Indian national team

He is Bowler/Right-arm fast, Right-handed Batsman

He is the first player from the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra to represent India in Test cricket.

His wife name is Tanya Wadhwa

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Tanya is a fashion designer by profession. Both met during an IPL match and she is fond of cricket.

Before becoming a professional cricketer, Umesh unsuccessfully applied to join the army and the police force