Yogesh Nagar is an Indian Professional Cricketer who is a right handed batsman and a right-arm off break bowler born in Wazirabad, Delhi on 6th January 1990. Yogesh Nagar was bought by Delhi Daredevils in the IPL 2011. Presently, he has been retained by the Delhi Daredevils team to play at the IPL 5 season 2012. Major teams he played for include the Delhi State Team, Delhi Under-19 and also Delhi Daredevils.
The First-Class debut of Yogesh was against the Gujarat team at Valsad where he scored 79 in the first innings and picked up 1 wicket in the match at Valsad (Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium) from 23rd to 26th November 2008. In the 1st innings, he bowled 11 overs, none of which were maiden, conceded 51 runs and picked up 1 wicket. He was allocated the No. 7 batting spot where he faced 210 balls and struck 79 runs with the assistance of 1 sixer and 8 fours. In the 2nd innings, he bowled 5 maiden overs out of a total of 16 overs in which 31 runs were scored and he failed to take a wicket. The result of this match was a draw.
Yogesh has participated in 15 First-class matches in which he has collected 659 runs at a batting average of 36.61 and batting strike rate of 45.38. He smashed 7 sixers, 70 boundaries and 6 fifties. In the 420 deliveries which he bowled, 190 runs were scored and 5 batsmen returned to the pavilion. His bowling strike rate was 84 and bowling average was 38.
He has played in 16 List A matches where he has scored 163 runs at an average of 18.11 with the highest of 30 runs. He has also picked up 15 wickets in the same. Yogesh played in 32 Twenty20 matches, scoring 313 runs at a batting average of 14.90. While bowling in these matches he has taken 16 wickets.