Team India cricketer Umesh Yadav has been blessed with a baby girl, the cricketer shared on social media. Umesh took to Twitter to share the news with fans, expressing how “thrilled” he was. “It’s a girl,” read the caption on the Tweet. The 33-year-old shared a picture along with the update. “Welcome to the world, Little Princes! So thrilled that you are here!,” read the message on the picture. The pacer got married to Tanya Wadhwa in 2013. Umesh could find some time to spend with the new-born as he was ruled out of India’s last two Tests against Australia due to a calf injury, BCCI said on Friday.
It’s a girl. pic.twitter.com/mdorY5nBUv
— Umesh Yaadav (@y_umesh) January 1, 2021
Umesh was most recently seen in action during the ongoing four-match Test series between Australia and India. The pace-bowler featured in both the matches played so far, at the Adelaide Oval and Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
Umesh picked three wickets in the first innings of the game at Adelaide before going wicketless in the second innings.
Australia emerged victorious by a margin of eight wickets in the game after being handed a target of 90 runs.
India posted their lowest- ever Test total in that game when they managed only 36/9 in the second innings of the day-night Test.
Umesh went wicketless in the first innings of Melbourne Test but accounted for one wicket in the second innings.
He suffered a calf muscle injury while bowling in the second innings and BCCI confirmed Friday that he has been ruled of the rest of the series.
Umesh has been replaced in the India squad by T Natarajan.
India won the second Test by eight wickets, chasing down a 70-run total and leveling the series 1-1.
The third Test of the series will be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) starting January 7, 2021.
The final match is scheduled to take place at The Gabba, Brisbane, starting January 15.
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