Birth date 5 Nov 1984 (35 years)
Nationality India India
Position Wicket Keeper
Team history
Mumbai Indians 2008 - present
Royal Challengers 2014 - present

Yogesh used to play the role of a wicketkeeper while playing for Maharashtra, and Maharashtra Under-19s. Last year, i.e. in the year 2008, he was signed by Mumbai franchise of IPL. As such, he is a member of Mumbai Indians right now.

Yogesh made his debut in cricket in the year 2006 in a 4-day match that had been played against Railways in the first month of the year; that too, in the first week. At that time, Yogesh represented Maharashtra. The match had ended in a draw. In this game, Yogesh could add 12 runs to the total of 237 in the first innings. In the second innings, he made 30/230 runs. Yogesh tends to hit the ball hard. This led to the decision of his inclusion in Mumbai Indians. Later on, he had also secured a place in ‘Fringe Indian Squad’ with regards to ‘Israel Tour’.

Career Highlights

In 14 First-Class matches played till now, Yogesh has made 812 runs (inclusive of a century), with ‘126’ being his highest score. He has also been successful in taking 10 catches. The number of sixes is also ‘10’. 7 half-centuries have been hit. The strike rate has been 48.36.