Surya Kumar Yadav


 Suryakumar Yadav 

Cricket player Suryakumar Ashok Yadav represents India internationally. He was born on September 14, 1990. He is a right-handed batter who competes for the Mumbai Indians and the Mumbai cricket team in Indian domestic cricket.

A Dashing Batsman

On July 18, 2021, he played in his first One Day International (ODI) for India against Sri Lanka. Suryakumar Yadav is regarded as the best T20 international batsman as of November 2022.

In Ranji season 2010–11, Suryakumar Yadav first debut was against Delhi. He scored 73 runs when leading Mumbai, had a fantastic launch to his career.  He is being the only player to reach 50 in Mumbai’s opening innings. Since then, he has consistently played for the team and scored goals.

Early Life

His father moved from Hathouda village in Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, to Mumbai to further his career. His family has roots there. At the moment, Suryakumar was ten years old. Yadav started playing badminton and cricket with his buddies in the Chembur neighbourhood of Mumbai. He was just as skilled in both. Given his propensity for sports, Suryakumar’s father asked him to pick one from the two. When Suryakumar finally made up his mind to pursue cricket, he enrolled him in a camp at the BARC colony in Chembur. Yadav’s coach, Ashok Kamat, who also worked for his father’s company, informed his father that Yadav could undoubtedly play at the Ranji level.

SK with his father

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 11″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

SK Yadav


He belongs to a mid-class family.

Surya Kumar Yadav with his parents

Ashok Kumar Yadav, Suryakumar’s father, works as the head engineer at the Mumbai-based Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC). The name of his mother is Sapna Yadav. Dinal Yadav is the sister of Surya Kumar.

Wife and Kids

Got Married

Suryakumar Yadav initially met his wife, Devisha Shetty, a classical dancer, in 2012 while they were both students at Mumbai’s R.A. Podar College of Commerce & Economics. They quickly grew close, and later they began dating. Suryakumar’s batting technique dazzled Devisha, but Devisha’s dance movements deflated him. The couple began dating in 2014 and became engaged on May 29, 2016. On July 7, 2016, they exchanged vows in Mumbai.

Indian Cricket Team


Cricketer(s): Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Gautam Gambhir, Wasim Akram, Zaheer Khan
Cricket Ground: Eden Gardens in Kolkata
Shot: Sweep shot
Food: Biryani, Chinese cuisine
Actor: Shah Rukh Khan
Actress: Deepika Padukone
Film(s): Om Shanti Om (2007), Bajirao Mastani (2015), Hera Pheri (2000), Golmaal (2006), Dhamaal (2007), Andaz Apna Apna (1994)
Comedian: Sunil Grover
Singer(s): Sonu Nigam, Arijit Singh
Clothing Brand: Allen Solly
Football Team(s): Manchester City F.C., FC Barcelona
Footballer(s): Zlatan Ibrahimović, Cristiano Ronaldo
Colour(s): Electric Blue, Fluorescent Green, Yellow

Indian Premier League


Major Records

  • 8th Indian to win most player-of-the-series awards in T20 Internationals.
  • In T20 Internationals, Maximum runs in an inning in batting position.
  • He had 180.34 strike rate which is highest career strike rate in T20 Internationals.
  • He is 7th Indian to score 50ies in consecutive innings in T20 Internationals
  • He is 6th Indian to score maximum fours in an inning in T20 Internationals.
  • He made 5th Highest Partnership for the sixth wicket in T20 Internationals.
  • He is 8th fastest batsman to made 1000 runs in T20 Internationals.

T20 International. Suryakumar Yadav became the first Indian batsman to hit 1,000 runs in a calendar year, in 2022. He achieved this feat during India’s Super 12 match against Zimbabwe in the T20 World Cup. Yadav became the second player in the world after Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan to achieve this feat.

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