Suryakumar Yadav Biography, Life Style, Age, Height, Centuries, Net Worth, Wife, ICC Rankings, Career

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Suryakumar Ashok Yadav, popularly known as SKI was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India on 14 September 1990. Suryakumar Yadav is an Indian right-hand batter who has been a part of the Indian ODI and T20I squad for the past 1 year. However, he has a lot of experience in first-class cricket. He is known for maintaining a high strike rate and hitting bowlers all over the ground. SKI is yet to make his debut in Test cricket. Suryakumar Yadav has been an integral member of Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League for the past couple of years and that is the reason that he was retained in the TATA IPL 2022 by Mumbai Indians ahead of the Mega auctions.

Suryakumar Yadav Early Life and Education

Suryakumar Yadav started playing cricket at the age of 7 years. At an early age, he was interested in cricket as well as badminton. But, his father asked him to pursue anyone out of them to focus more. Fortunately, SKI chose cricket and his father got him enrolled in the Vengsarkar cricket academy where he developed his skills and also started playing in his school team. Suryakumar Yadav attended Atomic Energy Central School in Mumbai. Suryakumar Yadav played many age-level matches and won many games for his team. SKI graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from Pillai College of Arts, Commerce, and Science in Mumbai.

Suryakumar Yadav International Debut

Suryakumar Yadav ODI Debut – 18 July 2021 against Sri Lanka

Suryakumar Yadav T20I Debut – 14 March 2021 against England

Suryakumar Yadav Career

Suryakumar Yadav Domestic Career

Suryakumar Yadav started off his domestic career back in 2010 when he was picked up in the Mumbai squad for the Vijay Hazare Trophy tournament.

In the same year, he was picked in the Ranji team for Mumbai. Suryakumar Yadav made his first-class debut in the Ranji Trophy match in the 2010-11 season against Delhi and scored 73 runs in the first innings. He was the highest scorer for his team in the innings.

Suryakumar Yadav smashed the highest runs for Mumbai in the season. He scored 754 runs in just 9 matches including a double century.

Suryakumar Yadav became a consistent member of the squad and played many matches for them.

In his career now, Suryakumar Yadav has played 77 first-class matches and scored 5326 runs including 10 centuries and 20 half centuries, and the best score of 200 runs in an innings. He has also taken 24 wickets.

In 2018, Suryakumar Yadav was included in the squad of India C for the Deodhar Trophy tournament and then again in the year 2019 for the same team.

Suryakumar Yadav was also appointed as the captain of the Mumbai team in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy tournament in 2021.

Suryakumar Yadav International Career

Suryakumar Yadav started off his international career when he made his debut in a T20I match against England on 14 March 2021. However, he didn’t get a chance to bat in the match.

In his 2nd ODI where he batted for the first time in an Indian jersey, SKI smashed a half-century that too started with a six on the first ball. SKI became the first Indian player to hit a six on his first ball of T20I cricket. Later, he was also picked up in the Indian ODI squad against England. However, didn’t get a chance to appear in playing-11.

Suryakumar Yadav was picked up in the limited over series against Sri Lanka in June 2021. SKI made his ODI debut in the series on 18 July 2021. Suryakumar Yadav smashed his maiden ODI half-century in the 2nd match of the series.

In the same month, he was picked up in the Indian Test squad for the series against England. However, he didn’t get a chance to appear in playing-11/

Suryakumar Yadav was also included in the Indian squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in 2021 held in UAE.

In 2022, Suryakumar Yadav was picked up in the squad for the series against Ireland and then England.

Suryakumar Yadav IPL Career

Suryakumar Yadav made his Indian Premier League debut back in 2012 when he was roped in by Mumbai Indians. He played just 1 match in the season but scored 0.

He wasn’t picked in 2013, but was roped in by KKR in 2014 and played 16 matches in the season but failed to impress with the bat.

By that time, Suryakumar Yadav became a regular member of the Kolkata Knight Riders squad and played for them in the middle order till IPL 2017.

In the mega auction of IPL 2018, Suryakumar Yadav was picked up by Mumbai Indians for a whopping amount of 3.2 crores. Since then, fortuned turned for SKI and he started batting at numbers 3 and 4 and also scored many runs for the franchise.

In IPL 2020, Suryakumar Yadav scored 480 runs including 4 half centuries.

After getting impressed by his performances, the franchise decided to retain him for the TATA IPL 2022 ahead of the mega auction for 8 crores. However, due to his injury, Suryakumar Yadav joined the squad in the latter half of the season and played 8 matches. He scored 303 runs in just 8 matches including 3 half-centuries.

Suryakumar Yadav Stats

In ODIs, Suryakumar Yadav has played 7 matches and scored 267 runs including 2 half centuries and with the highest score of 64 runs in a match.

In T20Is, Suryakumar Yadav has played 16 matches and scored 366 runs including 4 half centuries with the highest score of 65 runs in a match.

In IPL, Suryakumar Yadav has played 123 matches and scored 2644 runs including 16 half-centuries with the highest score of 82 runs in a match.

Suryakumar Yadav Records

· First Indian player to start T20I career with a six.

Suryakumar Yadav Family

Suryakumar Yadav was born to Ashok Kumar Yadav and Swapna Yadav. His father is an Engineer in BARC and got transferred from Gazipur to Mumbai. Suryakumar Yadav met his wife Devisha Shetty back in 2012 in the R.A Poddar College, Mumbai. The couple got married in July 2016. Suryakumar Yadav has interested in getting tattoos all over his body. He has multiple tattoos on his shoulder, forearm, get and chest as well.

Personal Information

Suryakumar Yadav Full Name: Suryakumar Ashok Yadav

Suryakumar Yadav Nickname: S KI

Suryakumar Yadav Height: 180 cm

Suryakumar Yadav Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Suryakumar Yadav Date of Birth: 14 September 1990

Suryakumar Yadav Age: 31 years

Suryakumar Yadav Nationality: Indian

Suryakumar Yadav Religion: Hinduism

Suryakumar Yadav School: Atomic Energy Central School, Mumbai

Suryakumar Yadav College: Pillai College of Arts, Commerce, and Science, Mumbai

Suryakumar Yadav Marital Status: Married

Suryakumar Yadav Favorite Cricketer: Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid

Suryakumar Yadav Jersey Number: 77

Suryakumar Yadav Batting style: Right-hand bat

Suryakumar Yadav Favorite Shot: Sweep Shot

Suryakumar Yadav Hobbies: Watching Football, Swimming

FAQs

1. When did Suryakumar Yadav make his International Debut?

Suryakumar Yadav started off his international career when he made his debut in a T20I match against England on 14 March 2021. However, he didn’t get a chance to bat in the match.

2. How many runs Suryakumar Yadav has scored in IPL?

In IPL, Suryakumar Yadav has played 123 matches and scored 2644 runs including 16 half-centuries with the highest score of 82 runs in a match.

3. How did Suryakumar Yadav start off his T20I career?

Suryakumar Yadav started off his T20I career with a six. SKI became the first Indian player to hit a six on his first ball of T20I cricket.

4. When did Suryakumar Yadav meet his wife for the first time?

Suryakumar Yadav met his wife Devisha Shetty back in 2012 in the R.A Poddar College, Mumbai.

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