Jayant Yadav

Jayant Yadav Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | June 28, 2024

Date of Birth

22 / January / 1990


34 Years



Jayant Yadav, whose full name is Jayant Yadav, is an Indian cricketer known for his prowess as an all-rounder. He made his international debut in One Day Internationals (ODIs) on 29 October 2016 against New Zealand in Vishakhapatnam.

Jayant Yadav Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

While his Test and T20 debuts are not specified, Jayant Yadav has showcased his skills primarily in ODI cricket. Born on 22 January 1990, he has steadily risen through domestic cricket ranks, demonstrating proficiency both with the bat and ball. His career highlights his potential to contribute significantly to Indian cricket across different formats.

Early Life

Jayant Yadav, born on January 22, 1990, in Gurgaon, India, showed early promise in cricket during his formative years. He attended Delhi Public School (DPS) in Vasant Kunj, Delhi, where he balanced academics with a burgeoning passion for the sport. His talent on the cricket field earned him a spot at Hindu College, Delhi, through the sports quota, where he further honed his skills. Jayant Yadav’s journey from his school days to college marked his steady progression as a cricketer, setting the stage for his future in the sport.


Jayant Yadav attended Delhi Public School (DPS) in Vasant Kunj, Delhi, for his schooling. He later pursued his higher education at Hindu College, Delhi, where he gained admission through the sports quota. Jayant Yadav completed his Bachelor of Arts degree from Hindu College.


Jayant Yadav was born on 22 January 1990 in Gurgaon, Haryana, India. He is 34 years old. His zodiac sign is Aquarius, and he holds Indian nationality.

Physical Stats

Height: Jayant Yadav stands approximately 179 cm tall (1.79 m or 5 feet 10½ inches) and weighs about 73 kg (161 lbs). His body measurements include a chest size of 40 inches, a waist of 32 inches, and a biceps measuring 12 inches. He has dark brown eyes and black hair.

Wife and Girlfriend

He is unmarried, and details about his affairs or girlfriends are not publicly known.


Jayant Yadav’s family background includes his father, who works as an in-flight manager with Air India, and he has a stepmother named Jyoti Yadav. His biological mother was Late Lakshmi Yadav. He is related to his paternal uncle, Yogendra Yadav, who is a prominent politician. Jayant Yadav’s siblings and further family details are not widely known. He follows the Hinduism religion.

Jayant Yadav with his Wife

Jayant Yadav with his Wife

Jayant Yadav Uncle (Chacha) Yogendra Yadav

Jayant Yadav Uncle (Chacha) Yogendra Yadav


Jayant Yadav’s career as a cricketer took off with impressive performances in domestic cricket, which earned him recognition and a call-up to the Indian national team. He made his debut in One Day Internationals (ODIs) against New Zealand in October 2016, showcasing his abilities as a spin-bowling all-rounder. Known for his economical bowling and capable batting lower down the order, Jayant Yadav became a valuable asset in Indian cricket. His journey includes stints in various domestic leagues and continued efforts to solidify his place in the national squad, reflecting his dedication and skill in the sport.

Net Worth

He has a net worth of INR 8 crores.

Favourite Things

Favourite TV series Game of Thrones
Favourite Bowlers Graeme Swann, Ravichandran Ashwin
Favourite Batsman Virender Sehwag

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jayant Yadav

  • Obsessed with bowling to such an extent that Jayant carries a set of red and white cricket balls even to the hotel room, in order to carry out “whatever practice possible.”
  • Jayant played only three matches in his debut IPL season in 2015 but showed he could be economical as he finished with an economy rate of 4.14.
  • Jayant lost his real mother, Lakshmi, in a plane crash in the year 1990.
  • Initially, Jayant started bowling as a leg-spinner, but he had to soon change his style because of a funny incident he narrated in an interview. He said, “I started as a leg-spinner, but the funny story is that I have two first cousins who were also leg-spinners so they said it’s not allowed. You cannot have three leg-spinners in the family. At that point, I really thought that was a thing and I turned to off-spin.”
  • In the 3rd test match of England’s tour of India (2016), Jayant Yadav scored his maiden ton and therefore became the first Indian batsman to score a century after coming on to bat at No. 9.
  • He had an unforgettable domestic debut at a young age of 21; he picked up six wickets in that match, helping his team to a big victory against Gujarat.
  • He credits his father for taking him to a cricket academy in Delhi, where he started to learn the basics of the game. His father also used to play cricket in his younger days.
  • Does Jayant Yadav smoke: Not Known
  • Does Jayant Yadav drink alcohol: Not Known

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Body Measurements Chest: 40 Inches, Waist: 32 Inches, Biceps: 12 Inches
Birth Place Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Children N/A
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 179 CM
Height In Meter 1.79 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Mother: Late Lakshmi Yadav, Jyoti Yadav (Step mother), Father: Name Not Known
Profession Cricketer
Siblings Not Known
Spous N/A
Weight 73 kg
Zodiac Sign Aquarius


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