Mayank Yadav

Mayank Yadav Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | April 3, 2024

Date of Birth

17 / June / 2002


22 Years


Cricketer (Bowler)

Mayank Yadav, also known as Mayank Prabhu Yadav or Minty, is a promising cricketer primarily recognized for his bowling skills.

Mayank Yadav Height, Age, Family, Biography, & More

He represents Club Cricket in domestic/state competitions, notably playing for Sonnet Cricket Club and Rohtak Road Gymkhana. Under the mentorship of coaches Tarak Sinha and Devendra Sharma, Mayank has honed his cricketing abilities. Born on June 17, 2002, he exhibits immense potential for making significant strides in the cricketing world.

Early Life

Mayank Yadav was born on June 17, 2002, in Motinagar, Delhi, India. He grew up in a supportive family environment with his parents and elder sister. Despite facing financial challenges, he developed a passion for cricket from a young age. Mayank attended S.M. Arya Public School in Punjabi Bagh, Delhi, but dropped out of 10th grade to pursue his cricket career.


Mayank Yadav hails from Delhi and attended S.M. Arya Public School in Punjabi Bagh, Delhi. He is a 10th dropout in terms of educational qualification.


Mayank Yadav was born on June 17, 2002 (Monday) in Motinagar, Delhi, India. He is 22 years old, belongs to the Gemini zodiac sign, and holds Indian nationality.

Physical Stats

Mayank Yadav stands tall at 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm) with captivating black eyes and hair, defining his striking appearance.


Mayank Yadav is unmarried


Mayank Yadav’s parents are Prabhu Yadav, a businessman, and Mamta Yadav. He has one elder sister.

Mayank Yadav Parents and Sister Picture

Mayank Yadav Parents and Sister Picture


Mayank Yadav debuted professionally in Twenty20 for Delhi against Manipur on October 11, 2022. He made his List A debut against Haryana on December 12, 2022, and his first-class debut against Maharashtra a day later.

Bought by Lucknow Super Giants for Rs. 20 Lakhs in the February 2023 IPL season, Yadav debuted in 2024 against Punjab Kings, grabbing three wickets and clocking the fastest ball at 155.8 kph. He earned the man of the match title. In the following game against Royal Challengers Bangalore, he took 3 wickets, with his fastest ball reaching 156.7 kph.

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Net Worth

Mayank Yadav’s approximate income is Rs 20 lakh as of 2024, primarily from his IPL contract with LSG. His net worth is not publicly known.

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Mayank Yadav

  • Mayank Yadav started playing cricket at a young age with his friends and liked bowling.
  • His father was a cricket lover and often told him stories about legendary pacers like Curtly Ambrose and Courtney Walsh who often hit batters on the helmet. He was inspired by his father’s talks to become a fast bowler.
  • At the age of ten, he started training at Rohtak Road Gymkhana, Shahdara and trained there for 3 years.
  • Mayank Yadav liked bowling yorkers and bouncers at an average speed of around 150 kph. He became famous as ‘sar pe maarne wala bowler’ (bowler who hits on the head) in the Delhi domestic circuit.
  • He said in an interview that he has been fascinated by speed since a young age and likes jets, rockets, and superbikes.
  • In October 2022, he made his T20 debut for Delhi against Manipur in the 2022 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy (SMAT).
  • On 16 December 2022, during his List-A debut match for Delhi against Haryana in the 2022 Vijay Hazare Trophy, Haryana needed 12 runs in the last 2 overs but Yadav bowled a maiden 49th over to help Delhi win the match.
  • Yadav made his Ranji (first-class) debut on 13 December 2022 for Delhi against Maharashtra.
  • He was the highest wicket-taker for North Zone in the 2023 Deodhar Trophy as he took 12 wickets in 5 matches at an average of 17.58. He bowled a delivery with a speed of 155 kph in the tournament.
  • Yadav played his first IPL match on 30 March 2024 for Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) against Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the 2024 IPL season, he took 3 wickets for 27 runs. He won Man of the Match on his IPL debut.

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Body Measurements Not Known
Birth Place Motinagar, Delhi, India
Children N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 185 CM
Height In Meter 1.85 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Prabhu Yadav, Mother: Mamta Yadav
Profession Cricketer (Bowler)
Siblings Sister: 1
Spous N/A
Weight Not Known
Zodiac Sign Gemini


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