Jayant Yadav Biography: Age, Height, Career, Facts and Net Worth

Jayant Yadav

Jayant Yadav Introduction

Jayant Yadav is a right-arm off-spinner who plays for Haryana in the domestic circuit. He is a right-handed batsman and bowls off break.

Jayant Yadav Early life

Jayant Yadav

Jayant Yadav gave credit to his father for taking him to cricket academy in Delhi where he started to learn the basics of the game. He started as a leg spinner but due to first two cousins were leg spinners, he decided to become an off-spinner.

Jayant Yadav Personal life

Jayant is the nephew of Yogendra Yadav a famous politician and psephologist. He was born on 22nd January 1990 and has done schooling from Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. He did his college from Hindu College from Sports quota. He has done Bachelor of Arts.

His father works as a flight manager with Air India. Yadav biological mother was Lakshmi Yadav who died 17 years in a plane crash. His stepmother Jyoti Yadav nurtured him to help him become a top cricketer.

His favourite hobby is watching sitcoms. His favourite TV series is Games of Thrones. His favourite batsman is Virender Sehwag. His favourite footballers are Rolando, Leonel Messi. His favourite destination is London.

He loves Cricket and football. Cows and Dogs are his favourite animals. Sehwag, MS Dhoni, Chris Gayle are his favourite batsman. Ravichandran Ashwin is his favourite bowler.

Professional life

Jayant Yadav

Jayant Yadav played 4 Test matches and 1 One day international match for Team. He made his Test debut against England at Vizag in 2016. In the next Test match at Mumbai, he scored his career-best score of 104 and created a major impact with a sensational partnership with Virat Kohli that helped India to post a massive total. He has scored 1 century and 1 half-century in his four Test matches with an average over 73. He became the first batsman to score a century for India coming at number 9.

In the 4 Test matches he played; Yadav took 11 wickets. He has featured in 1 ODI match and figures of 1 for 8.

He made his first-class debut for Haryana against Gujarat in 2011. Yadav has the experience of playing 61 first-class matches, 56 List A and 55 T20s for Haryana. In 2019/20 Ranji Trophy season, Jayant took 9 wickets from 2 matches but could not help them to qualify for the knockout stage.

Jayant Yadav IPL

In the IPL, Jayant Yadav has played just 12 matches and taken 5 wickets.  During the 2020 edition, he was bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 55 Lakhs which could be a big boost to play with Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya.

Achievements and awards

Jayant Yadav displayed his all-round skills with a massive 211 runs against Karnataka in the 2012/2013 Ranji Season. He shared a record-breaking 392 runs stand with Amit Mishra for the eighth wicket.

Jayant Yadav awards

He topped Haryana’s bowler’s table in the 2014/2015 Ranji Trophy season with 33 wickets. He became the first Indian batsman to score a century at number 9 in Test cricket.

Jayant Yadav Physical measurement

Jayant is 179 cm tall which is about 1.79 m, in inches it about 5 feet 10 inches. His weight is 73 kg which is about 161 lbs. His chest is 40 inches, waist 32 inches and Biceps 12 inches. Yadav has dark brown eyes and Black hair colour.

Jayant Yadav Net Worth

Jayant Yadav total salary in 2020 is RS 5,000,000. His total IPL income is RS 19,000,000.