Vidarbha seamer Umesh Yadav, on Thursday, recorded his career-best first-class figures of 7 for 48 as Kerala was skittled out for 109 in the first innings of the Ranji Trophy semifinal at the Krishnagiri stadium in Wayanad on Thursday. 

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He bettered his previous best of 7-74 against Maharashtra in Nashik way back in 2010-11.

He could have become only the fifth Vidarbha bowler to take eight wickets in an innings but for a grassed opportunity from Wasim Jaffer, who dropped M Nidheesh at long-on. 

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He joins Pritam Gandhe (18 in 85 matches), Akshay Wakhare (17 in 62*), Aditya Sarvate (9 in 26*), Umesh Yadav (7 in 26*), Arun Ogiral (7 in 46), Hemant Wasu (7 in 48), Sandeep Singh (7 in 57) for the most five-wicket hauls in Ranji Trophy for Vidarbha.