Will focus on line and length, says Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav was part of the squad for the Test series against West Indies but didn't make it to the final XI and said he is keeping his fingers crossed to play against the Proteas in the upcoming tour.

updated: November 27, 2013 19:18 IST
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Mumbai: Back in the side after being sidelined for some months due to poor form, Indian pacer Umesh Yadav on Wednesday said he will focus on getting his line and length right in next month's Test and ODI series against South Africa.

"I am not thinking too much. I will just focus on line and length. The conditions will be different there and the wickets too will be different there," Yadav told reporters here ahead of the crucial which features two Tests and three ODIs starting December 5.

"Mentally I will be ready to bowl to a length, which could be three-quarter and around the off stump. I am focused on this aspect. Bowling wicket to wicket is very important in Test match cricket," he said.

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