Yash Dayal: The Fiery Left Arm Pacer

Yash Dayal

Yash Dayal might just be 26 years old, but when it comes to his cricketing experience, the young stud from Prayagraj has been at it since he was eight. The fiery left arm pacer Yash Dayal has represented Uttar Pradesh for five years and in 2022, landed the financial jackpot of the IPL with a place on the Gujarat Titans roster in 2022. He was bought for 5 Crore rupees by Royal Challengers Bangalore during the IPL 2024 auction.

Here Are Some Riveting Stories About Yash Dayal

Yash Dayal is from Prayagraj

Yash Dayal, born on 11 December 1997 in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, and started cricket at the age of 8, is an Indian cricketer, who plays for Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket. He is a left-handed batsman and left-arm medium fast bowler. His father’s name is Chandrapal Dayal, who has been a zonal cricketer himself, and his mother’s name is Radha Dayal, a homemaker.

His father also played Vijay Hazare Trophy for Uttar Pradesh but due to some reason, he could not pursue it further. Apart from his parents, he has an elder sister named Shuchi Dayal and she is a dietician.

Yash Dayal was a sports-studies all-rounder as well

Yash Dayal has been good in sports as well as studies and has received his primary education from Bishop Johnson School, Prayagraj and Kendriya Vidyalaya New Cantt, Prayagraj. While in school, Yash Dayal’s favourite subject was History. Aside from cricket, Yash Dayal also loves playing basketball. Even though Yash Dayal was good at studies and very active in sports as well, he is quite shy and reserved as a person. 

Yash Dayal is a graduate

After completing his primary education, he joined Higginbottom University of Agricultural Technology and Sciences, Prayagraj and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Arts from there. In some interviews, Yash Dayal has admitted that if his cricketing dream hadn’t panned out, he might’ve been a chartered accountant.

Yash Dayal is currently single

Based on the information available across all tabloids and gossip networks, Yash Dayal isn’t married yet. He is currently not dating anyone either.

Yash Dayal’s father taught him the basics of cricket

Yash Dayal, who started playing cricket at a very young age, received his initial cricket training from his father as he was also a cricketer. Yash Dayal’s father was also a left arm fast bowler who played domestic cricket for Uttar Pradesh in the 1980s. 

Yash Dayal has had a short but stellar cricket career

He made his List A cricket debut for Uttar Pradesh in the Vijay Hazare Trophy on 21 September 2018 and also made his first-class debut for Uttar Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy on 1 November 2018 in the same year.

After this, the next year he made his T20 debut for Uttar Pradesh on 21 February 2019 in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Where he took 1 wicket in 4 overs.

He has played 16 T20 matches so far in which he has taken 14 wickets and has taken 23 wickets in 14 List A matches.

And if we talk about his first class cricket career, he has played about 14 matches in which he has taken 50 wickets.

Yash Dayal started his IPL career with the Gujarat Titans

Yash Dayal started his IPL career with Gujarat Titans in the year 2022 where he was bought by the Gujarat Titans for a high price of Rs. 3.2 crores.

He bowled brilliantly in his match played against Rajasthan Royals and took 3 wickets which included the wickets of Devdutt Padikal and Yuzvendra Chahal.

Yash Dayal was tormented by Rinku Singh in 2023

While the 2023 IPL campaign was an overall success for Yash Dayal, he did endure a nightmarish hammering at the hands of Kolkata Knight Riders’ Rinku Singh on 9 April 2023. Yash Dayal was smashed for five consecutive sixes by Singh.

Yash Dayal was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) during the IPL 2024 auction

After two successful seasons with the Gujarat Titans, Yash Dayal was picked up by the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for a price of 5 crore rupees during the IPL 2024 auction. The tournament will take place from March and Yash Dayal would be hoping to help RCB finally win their ever-elusive first IPL title.

Yash Dayal’s net worth is pretty high

According to information received from various sources, the net worth of cricketer Yash Dayal is around 12 crore rupees. Most of his wealth has come via his IPL contract. Yash Dayal dreams of earning a spot on the Indian National Team and be a staple fast bowler of the side for the coming 6-7 years.

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