Watch: Umesh Yadav Leaves Stumps Flying For His 1st Wicket Of County Stint

Umesh Yadav castles Taylor Cornall.© Twitter

Senior India pacer Umesh Yadav has notched up his maiden wicket in the County Championship representing Middlesex against Worcestershire on the second day in London. The 34-year-old pacer, who was roped in by Middlesex for the remainder of the English County season replacing Pakistan speedster Shaheen Shah Afridi, took the wicket of Taylor Cornall. Umesh went through the defence of Cornall (11) to return with figures of 14-1-45-1.

Watch: Umesh Yadav’s maiden County wicket

On day 2, Middlesex dismissed Worcestershire for 191 and then reached 180 for six to take a lead of 177 runs. Middlesex had scored 188 in their first innings.

Umesh is also the latest Indian to join veteran batter Cheteshwar Pujara and all-rounders Washington Sundar and Krunal Pandya in County cricket.

While Pujara plays for Sussex, Sundar and Krunal have signed up for Lancashire and Warwickshire respectively.

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