Jayant Yadav

Jayant Yadav

Jayant Yadav is an Indian cricketer known for his right-arm off-spin and handy lower-order batting. He has made significant contributions to the Indian cricket team in Tests and ODIs, along with his performances in domestic cricket for Haryana. Yadav’s all-round capabilities have also seen him feature in the Indian Premier League (IPL), enhancing his reputation as a versatile cricketer.


Born on January 22, 1990, in Delhi, India, Jayant Yadav’s cricketing journey began at an early age. He moved through the ranks of school and junior cricket to make a mark in the domestic circuit. Yadav’s dedication and talent were evident from his early days, leading him to represent Haryana in various age-group competitions before making his first-class debut.

Yadav’s cricketing pedigree was further established through his family connections; he is the nephew of Indian cricketer Yogendra Bhandari. This background helped him gain early exposure to the sport’s demands and nuances, setting the stage for a successful career.

His breakthrough came when he started playing for Haryana in domestic cricket, where his performances earned him a call-up to the Indian national team. Yadav’s ability to contribute with both bat and ball made him a valuable asset across formats.

Sporting Achievements

  • Indian National Team: Jayant Yadav made his Test debut for India in 2016 against England, where he made an immediate impact by scoring a century in his third Test match. This performance made him one of the few Indian lower-order batsmen to score a Test century, showcasing his batting talent.
  • One Day Internationals (ODIs): He also represented India in ODIs, making his debut in 2016. His all-round skills were on display in limited-overs cricket, contributing to the team with key wickets and vital runs in the lower order.
  • Indian Premier League (IPL): Yadav has been part of several IPL teams, bringing his spin bowling and lower-order hitting to the tournament. His performances in the IPL have highlighted his ability to perform under pressure and in the T20 format’s high-octane environment.
  • Domestic Cricket: Over the years, Jayant Yadav has been a consistent performer in India’s domestic cricket circuit, playing a crucial role for Haryana with numerous match-winning performances. His all-round abilities have made him one of the key players for his state team.

Jayant Yadav’s journey in cricket is a testament to his hard work, versatility, and dedication. His contributions to the Indian cricket team and domestic cricket have established him as a reliable all-rounder, capable of making a difference with both bat and ball.

Player Stats


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Batting & Fielding

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