Umesh Yadav 5th Indian pace bowler to 100 IPL wickets © IANS
Umesh Yadav 5th Indian pace bowler to 100 IPL wickets © IANS

Playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Umesh Yadav went on to pick his 100th Indian Premier League (IPL). He achieved this feat in RCB’s match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at Chinnaswamy. Umesh Yadav’s 100th IPL victim was Suresh Raina. Raina gave a leading edge catch to Mandeep Singh standing at backward point. Umesh’s 99th was DD skipper Gautam Gambhir.

RCB had purchased Yadav for INR 2.4 Cr for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL player auction.

Yadav has so far played for franchises like Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders and RCB. With this 100th IPL wicket, he became the fifth Indian pacer to this tally. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Vinay Kumar and Zaheer Khan are ahead of him.