Jayant Yadav
(Indian Cricketer)

Jayant yadav is an Indian off-spinner who is a handy lower order batsman. Yadav got a national call up after consistent shows in the domestic circuit. In the four Test he played, Yadav did decent job in the role of a third spinner and exceeded the expectations with the bat scoring a ton besides one fifty plus score. However, with Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja bowling tremendously in home Tests, Yadav could not get much opportunities thereafter.

Jayant Yadav
Nickname:Roy
Profession:Cricketer
Biography
Autobiography:NA
Biopic:NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.):5’10”
Weight (approx.):73 kg
Eye Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Tattoos:NA
Personal Life
Date of Birth:January 22, 1990
Age (as on 2018):28 years
Birth Place:Delhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:Aquarius
Nationality:Indian
School:Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj (New Delhi)
College:Hindu College, Delhi
Educational Qualifications:Bachelor of Arts
Signature:NA
Family
Father:NA
Mother:Late Lakshmi Yadav (Biological mother), Jyoti Yadav (Step mother)
Sister:NA
Brother:NA
Coach/Mentor:NA
Uncle:Yogendra Yadav (Politician)

Religion:Hindu
Address:NA
Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test:India vs. England at Visakhapatnam, Nov 17-21, 2016
ODI:India vs. New Zealand at Visakhapatnam, Oct 29, 2016
T20I:uncapped
Jersey Number:#22 (India)
Domestic/State Team:Delhi Daredevils, Haryana
Nature on field:Calm
Likes to play against:NA
Favourite Shot:NA
Records
  • First Indian to scored a century coming on to bat at No. 9.
Career Turning Point
  • 2014-15 domestic season in which he picked 33 wickets
Preferences
Hobbies:Watching Sitcoms
Favourite Batsmen:Virender Sehwag
Favourite Bowlers:Graeme Swann, Ravichandran Ashwin
Favourite Ball:Carrom Ball
Favourite sports personalities:NA
Favourite Food:NA
Favourite Actors:NA
Favourite Films/TV Show:Game of Thrones
Favourite Musicians/Singers:NA
Favourite Destinations:NA
Smoking/Alcohol:NA
Style Quotient
Cars Collection:NA
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status:Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends:NA
Wife/Spouse:NA
Earnings
Net Worth:NA
IPL Earnings:50 Lac INR (Delhi Daredevils, 2018)
Lesser Known Facts
  • Jayant started as a leg-spinner but switched to off-spin because two of his cousin were leg-spinners and in the backyard cricket a third leg-spinner was not allowed.
  • Jayant always carried a set of cricket balls with him so as to carry out practice wherever it is possible.
  • Jayant’s mother died in a plane crash in the year 1990.