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Indian cricketer Umesh Yadav: Google Images

Cricketers are enjoying live chat a lot on social media these days due to lockdown. Meanwhile, Umesh Yadav, the star fast bowler of the Indian cricket team shared his views on the best bowlers in the world right now in a live chat with Sportskeeda.


The 32 years old Indian pacer Umesh Yadav has played 46 test matches for India has picked up 144 wickets. He has been a consistent player in the Indian Test squad with Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, and Jasprit Bumrah.

Umesh Yadav picks the best bowler in the World

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Indian cricketer Jasprit Bumrah – Google Images

Meanwhile, in live chat with Sportskeeda Umesh Yadav named his companion Jasprit Bumrah as the best fast bowler currently in the world. He also considered Australian Pacer Pat Cummins who is currently number 1 in bowlers ranking in Tests.

Umesh Yadav said that

It is difficult to decide at present because you have Bumrah and Cummins. But I like Bumrah because he is doing well in all formats. “

Umesh Yadav picked Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah over Australian pace bowler Pat Cummins and also says Jasprit Bumrah is doing well in all three formats so he like Jasprit Bumrah


Umesh Yadav’s inspiration and his close friend in the Indian team

After this, when asking Umesh Yadav as an inspiration for himself, he said that

Javagal Srinath, Zaheer Khan, and Ashish Nehra are there. I have seen his role when I was younger. Seeing them, I felt that we have fast bowling talent and these players inspired me to bowl fast and aggressive.


When asked about Umesh Yadav’s closest friend in the Indian team, he named Ajinkya Rahane for this. On this, Umesh Yadav said,

Rahane is a very good friend and when we both started playing for the country, we became very close. He made his limited-overs debut in front of me and I made his Test debut before that. But a very good friend was formed between us during the days of India A.