Nishanth Yadav – The ‘Mr. Consistent’ of Hyderabad

Nishanth Yadav Cricketer
  • Name: NISHANTH YADAV SRIKANDULA
  • Attribute: Right Handed Wicket-Keeper Batsman
  • DOB: 24-06-1992
  • Name of First Academy: Mahabubnagar District Cricket Association
  • School: Little Scholars School, Mahabubnagar
  • First Coach: Sudarshan Sir (MAHABUBNAGAR)
  • Current Coach: Abhilash Sir (HYDERABAD)
  • Name of all Clubs/Teams represented so far:-  MAHABUBNAGAR DIST TEAM,  ANDHRA PRADESH STATE TEAM, NIZAM COLLEGE TEAM (HYDERABAD), OSMANIA UNIVERSITY TEAM (HYDERABAD), HYDERABAD BOTLING (HYDERABAD), POSTAL TEAM (TELANAGANA), CAMBRIDGE CRICKET CLUB (HYDERABAD), HYDERABAD STATE TEAM, (TEAM CUC CHENNAI), CALCUTTA POLICE CLUB (BENGAL)

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Nishanth Yadav Cricketer
Nishanth Yadav Cricketer

Player Profile

Very few players in Hyderabad Cricket have managed to achieve the levels of consistency which Nishanth has achieved since last few seasons. Hyderabad is one of the most competitive states when it comes to cricket and to stand out from such a huge competition is indeed challenging.

One such professional cricketer who is making a mark for himself right from his childhood till date is Nishanth Yadav. The 29yr old attacking wicket-keeper batsman started playing cricket at age of 12 under Coach Sudarshan at Mahabubnagar District Cricket Association. Since then, Nishanth has represented Hyderabad at almost all age groups and is now on the wink of making it into the Hyderabad Senior team too.  Nishanth represented Hyderabad State Team at U13, U19 and U25 Levels while he has also represented Andhra Pradesh State Team at U14 and U16 Levels. More recently, Nishanth also got selected to RSB, Hyderabad Team to play in All India Civil Services Tourney in Delhi.

From 2007-2024 till date, Nishanth has scored 139 half centuries alongwith 39 hundreds which includes 2 Double Centuries with a Best Score of 231. The best part about his Batsmanship is his clean hitting & his talent to shift gears in no time, Nishanth has a strike rate of close to 140.00 making him the only player in Hyderabad Division to have scored more than 19,000+ runs with an average of 50.00+ across all formats.

A swashbuckling wicket-keeper batsman, Nishanth is a proven match winner across all formats. In the 2021 season, Nishanth was in the probables list of Hyderabad Senior Team for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Nishanth has Centuries in all the formats of the game and his natural game is to attack the bowlers from the word go. With a playing experience of more than 15 years, Nishanth has won many matches for multiple state level teams and clubs he has represented so far.

Nishanth Yadav Cricketer
Nishanth Yadav Cricketer

Nishanth shared with Zoomcricket- I have been playing since 19 years now, my aim has always been to win matches for my teams. My core revolves around hardwork, fitness and constant improvement on my technique. It’s very important for a player to talk with himself, understand what kind of mindset, what kind of stance, what kind of technique needs to be followed. One has to immerse completely in practice sessions and matches while at the same time don’t stress about failures or worry about future. Cricket is a beautiful sport which needs to be enjoyed first. I have worked very hard since last few years and my aim is definately to serve Hyderabad First Class Team, IPL & India Team in the near future. Keeping my fingers crossed!

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Top Performances:

  • 106 runs off 196 balls against Central Excise team in the year 2021-22
  • 104 runs off 98 balls against New Blues Team in the year 2020-21
  • 231 runs off 199 balls against BALAJI COLTS Team in the year 2020-21
  • 167 runs off 192 balls against KHALSA Team in the year 2019-20
  • 117 runs off 142 balls against JAI BHAGWATHI Team in the year 2019-20
  • 143 runs off 164 balls against PASHA BEEDI Team in the year 2019-20
  • 184 runs off 192 balls against KHALSA Team in the year 2018-19
  • 143* runs off 133 balls against GUJARAT POSTAL Team in the year 2016-17
  • 111 runs off 177 balls against SAI SATYA Team in the year 2016-17
  • 102 runs off 105 balls against KOSARAJU Team in the year 2016-17
  • 160 runs off 127 balls against DECCAN WANDERERS Team in the year 2015-16
  • 111* runs off 116 balls against NATIONAL CC Team in the year 2015-16
  • 122 runs off 137 balls against AGARWAL SR Team in the year 2015-16
  • 100 runs off 165 balls against NlZAM COLLEGE Team in the year 2015-16
  • 178 runs off 191 balls against P&T COLONY Team in the year 2015-16
  • 200* runs off 203 balls against OXFORD BLUES Team in the year 2015-16
  • 100 runs off 187 balls against VISHAKA Team in the year 2015-16
  • 119 runs off 102 balls against DECCAN WANDERERS Team i n the year 2014-15
  • 105 runs off 112 balls against SALEEMNAGAR Team in the year 2011-12
  • 101* runs off 142 balls against FALAKNUMA Team in the year 2010-11
  • 106 runs off 114 balls against M JCET Team in the year 2010-11
  • 129 runs off 192 balls against JAIBHAGWATHI Team in the year 2010-11
  • 101* runs off 130 balls against CENTRAL EXCISE Team in the year 2009-10
  • 106 runs off 165 balls against KARIMNAGAR Team in the year 2008-09

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Nishanth Yadav Cricketer
Nishanth Yadav Cricketer

Crucial Stats: Since 2008

  • 50’s – 182
  • 100’s- 39
  • 200’s- 2
  • Best Score: 231

Stats Maintained on Cricheroes since 2017: (Across all formats)

  • Matches: 568
  • 50’s- 183
  • 100’s– 39
  • Average: 59.35
  • Runs: 19,803
  • Strike Rate: 138.19
  • Sixes: 471
  • Highest Individual Score: 231 runs off 199 balls against BALAJI COLTS Team in the year 2020-21
  • Dismissals so far as Wicket-Keeper: 764 (Includes Catches, Stumpings and Assisted Runouts)
Nishanth Yadav Cricketer

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