Umesh Yadav gets engaged to Delhi-based fashion designer Tania Wadhwa

Umesh Yadav will tie the knot with Tania Wadhwa on May 29 © Getty Images

Nagpur: Apr 15, 2013

India and Delhi Daredevils pace bowler Umesh Yadav on Monday got engaged to Tania Wadhwa, a fashion designer by profession, in Nagpur.

The ceremony took place in Umesh’s flat in Ramdaspeth area a day before Delhi’s clash against the Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Tuesday.

“We met in Delhi and then our friendship grew… and then I proposed her. We decided to get married after a year’s courtship and our families agreed,” Umesh told NDTV after his engagement.

Umesh and Tania have applied for their registration of marriage on Monday, and they till tie the knot on May 29, three days after the end of the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2013 tournament.

“We will get formally married on May 29, after the Indian Premier League. I came all the way from Bangalore for a day like this,” Umesh said.

Delhi-based 24-year-old Tania said it was not love at first sight, but it grew gradually.

Tania said, “It was not love at first sight. It grew gradually. I like him as a person and I keep advising him about his career.”