Umesh yadav On T20 World Cup: Kolkata Knight Riders is a very strong team in IPL 2022. In this season, KKR has so far won 3 out of 6 matches. KKR captain Shreyas Iyer has shown confidence in fast bowler Umesh Yadav since the beginning of the season and has consistently given him opportunities. Umesh Yadav is also taking full advantage of the opportunities. Umesh, who returned to KKR after almost 4 years, has impressed everyone with his deadly bowling and now his focus is on returning to Team India.
Umesh Yadav gave a big statement
Umesh Yadav remains one of the leading wicket takers in IPL 2022. Umesh Yadav has given a big statement after this brilliant game about making a place in Team India for the T20 World Cup as well. In a conversation with the Times of India, Umesh Yadav said, ‘I have not thought about the World Cup yet. It will all depend on the selectors and team management. Before the T20 World Cup, the Indian team will play many series and I want to be a part of that team first. Of course the World Cup is definitely on my mind but as a cricketer, I set small goals and try to achieve them. Let us tell you that Umesh Yadav has not played any T20 match for India since the year 2019.
Umesh’s performance in IPL
34-year-old Umesh Yadav has played 127 IPL matches, taking 129 wickets at an economy of 8.42 at an average of 29.01. Umesh Yadav’s best IPL season was for Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2018. At that time he was among the five highest wicket takers. He has been representing Team India at the international level for a long time. Umesh Yadav has so far taken 10 wickets in six matches in IPL 2022.
Not getting chance in Team India
Umesh Yadav has not played any T20 match for India for 3 years. Umesh last played a T20 match for Team India in February 2019. Umesh, once considered one of India’s deadliest bowlers, is now yearning to return to the T20 team. But if the performance of this bowler remains like this in IPL, then soon he will be back in Team India.