Yash Dayal, the talented left-arm fast bowler from Uttar Pradesh, is one of the most promising names in Indian domestic cricket.
Playing for Gujarat Titans in this year’s IPL, Yash has proved his worth and impressed cricket fans worldwide.
So, here we have listed down 10 interesting facts about Yash Dayal
1) On 13 December 1997, Yash Dayal was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh in India
2) His father Chandarpal Dayal was a fast bowler and played the Vizzy Trophy in the late 80s and early 90s.
3) From an early age, Yash was very interested in playing cricket
The first time, when Chandarpal watched his son bowl on a cricket field, he got very impressed with the fact that his son is not only bowling fast but throwing the ball with his left hand.
On that very day, he thought he would try to make him an international cricketer
4) At the age of 12, his father took him to Madan Mohan Malviya Cricket Academy, Allahabad.
Here, Yash started his proper cricket training under the tutelage of coach Amit Pal
5) Being a cricketer from UP, Yash Dayal modeled his action on Bhuvaneshwar Kumar
He is also a big fan of the ‘Master Blaster’ Sachin Tendulkar
6) On 21 September 2018, Yash Dayal made his List-A debut for Uttar Pradesh against Chattisgarh in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy
In this match, he got his first List-A wicket in the form of Avnish Dhaliwal
7) On 1 November 2018, Dayal made his first-class debut for Uttar Pradesh against Goa in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy at the Green Park Stadium in Kanpur
He picked two wickets in the match and helped his team pull off a mammoth victory by an innings and 247 runs.
8) On 21 February 2019, Yash made his T20 debut for Uttar Pradesh against Maharashtra in the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in Delhi
In this game, he grabbed his first T20 wicket in the form of Maharashtra opener Yash Nahar.
9) In the 2022 IPL auction, Yash Dayal was bought by the Gujarat Titans for INR 3.2 crores
10) On 13 April 2022, Yash Dayal made his IPL debut for the Gujarat Titans against the Rajasthan Royals at the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai
In this match, Devdutt Padikkal became his first IPL victim as he ended with figures of 3-40 in his four overs.