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.
|Weight (approx.):||73 kg|
|Eye Colour:||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth:||January 22, 1990|
|Age (as on 2018):||28 years|
|Birth Place:||Delhi, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Aquarius|
|School:||Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj (New Delhi)|
|College:||Hindu College, Delhi|
|Educational Qualifications:||Bachelor of Arts|
|Mother:||Late Lakshmi Yadav (Biological mother), Jyoti Yadav (Step mother)|
|Uncle:||Yogendra Yadav (Politician)|
|Test:||India vs. England at Visakhapatnam, Nov 17-21, 2016|
|ODI:||India vs. New Zealand at Visakhapatnam, Oct 29, 2016|
|Jersey Number:||#22 (India)|
|Domestic/State Team:||Delhi Daredevils, Haryana|
|Nature on field:||Calm|
|Likes to play against:||NA|
- 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
|Favourite Batsmen:||Virender Sehwag|
|Favourite Bowlers:||Graeme Swann, Ravichandran Ashwin|
|Favourite Ball:||Carrom Ball|
|Favourite sports personalities:||NA|
|Favourite Films/TV Show:||Game of Thrones|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|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.