Umesh Yadav (born 25 October 1987) is an Indian fast bowler who made his ODI debut against Zimbabwe in May 2010. The following year, in November, he made his Test debut against the West Indies.
Yadav was the highest wicket taker for India in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 played in Australia.
He is currently the fastest Indian bowler with his top speed being 154.5 kmph. Playing for the Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2015, he clocked 150.1 kmph, making him the third fastest bowler of the tournament.