India’s fast bowler Umesh Yadav’s residence has been robbed and Rs. 45,000 cash and mobile phones have been stolen as per ANI’s reports. As per reports, Umesh Yadav recently became a RBI officer, and hours after the report came out. Within a week cricketers have been attacked, first, it was Sourav Ganguly who was involved in a brawl with fellow traveller over a First-Class berth on the train. Then, it was India’s T20 World Cup 2007’s hero Joginder Sharma’s father who was stabbed outside his confectionary shop and looted on July 17. That was followed by an attack on Mohammed Shami over parking in his locality.
Earlier Umesh Yadav got picked in India’s squad for Sri Lanka tour including 3 Tests, 5 ODIs and 1 T20I. He did not make much impact in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 in which India were outclassed by Pakistan in the final winning their first title. Umesh Yadav went through a rough patch in the Champions Trophy but came back well against West Indies on the Caribbean tour taking two 3-wicket hauls in the 5-match ODI series.
Rs 45,000 cash and mobile phones stolen from cricketer @y_umesh‘s residence in Nagpur, reports ANI
— Times of India (@timesofindia) July 18, 2017
Maharashtra: Rs 45,000 cash and mobile phones stolen from cricketer Umesh Yadav’s residence in Nagpur
— ANI (@ANI_news) July 18, 2017
Attacks on cricketers have increased in the past week. This is maybe the first time in the decade, several crimes have been committed against cricketers.
According to police sources, the prime suspects are the workers involved in construction in the apartment. As per a police personnel, “The suspects may have accessed Yadav’s apartment from the rear side. There is a space which can be used by the suspects to gain entry from the apartment below that of the Yadavs.”