Santosh Yadav or Balram Santosh Kumar Yadav was born in 1979 in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh. This left handed batsman and a right arm offbreak cricketer will be seen playing for the Mumbai Indian team of IPL Franchise in 2011.
Santosh Yadav made his first class debut in 1995-96 season and his List A debut in 1998-99 season. His Twenty20 debut came in 2007 against the team of Goa held in Visakhapatnam.
Of the 10 First class matches that Yadav played, he made 353 runs with an average rate of 25.21. His highest score being 70. Moreover, with right to bowling, of the 299 balls, he took 6 wickets with an average of 32.50. His bowling strike rate accumulated to 49.8.
Subsequently, of the 2 one day matches he played, he made 16 runs, with an average of 8 and a strike rate of 45.71. With right to bowling, he took 2 wickets of 42 balls with an average of 17.50 and a strike rate of 21.
Further, Santosh Yadav played in 3 Twenty20 matches, achieving 30 runs, with an average of 15 and a strike rate of 83.33. He took 5 wickets of 46 balls with an average of 9 and a strike rate of 9.20.