Suryakumar Yadav is a prominent Indian cricketer, known for his performance in domestic cricket for Mumbai and in the Indian Premier League (IPL) representing Mumbai Indians. Born on September 14, 1990, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, to Ashok and Sapana Yadav, he grew up with a sister named Dinal. Suryakumar’s education included schooling at Atomic Energy Central School, Mumbai, and a commerce degree from Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science.
Influenced by his father Ashok, an electrical engineer at BARC, he pursued cricket passionately. His early training began in a cricket camp at the BARC colony, followed by advanced coaching at the Elf Vengsarkar Cricket Academy.
Suryakumar made his first-class debut for Mumbai against Delhi on December 15, 2010, showcasing his potential with scores of 73 and 7. His IPL journey started with Mumbai Indians in 2012, though his initial season was limited to one match. His cricket career took a significant turn when Kolkata Knight Riders bought him for ₹70 Lakhs in the 2014 IPL auctions.
On the personal front, Suryakumar married Devisha Shetty on July 7, 2016, after getting engaged on May 29, 2016. Their wedding was an intimate affair with close family and friends.
In the 2018 IPL auctions, he returned to Mumbai Indians for ₹3.2 crores and was later retained for ₹8 crores for the 2022 season. His international debut came on March 14, 2021, for India in a T20 match against England in Ahmedabad, where he made a memorable entrance by hitting a six on the first ball he faced in international cricket on March 18, 2021. This feat marked him as the first Indian cricketer to achieve such a milestone in T20 International. He scored an impressive 57 runs off 31 balls in that match.
Suryakumar’s One Day International (ODI) debut was against Sri Lanka in Colombo on July 18, 2021, where he scored a brisk 31 runs, not out. His rise in international cricket highlights his remarkable skills and promising future in the sport.
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Suryakumar Yadav Wiki/Bio
|Surya Kumar Ashok Yadav
|Date of Birth
|September 14, 1990
|His 360-degree shots, all around the ground
|Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, India
|Reading Books, Listing Music
Suryakumar Yadav Physical Appearance
|in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 11in
|In KG: 75kg
Suryakumar Yadav Family & Relationship
|Ashok Yadav (Electrical engineer in B.A.R.C)
|July 7, 2016
|Atomic Energy Junior College, Mumbai
Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Mumbai
|Bachelor of Commerce
|Atomic Energy Central School, Mumbai
Salary, Net Worth
|₹8 crores (IPL)
Social Media Handles
|instagram.com/surya_14kumar (2m followers)
|twitter.com/surya_14kumar (845k followers)
|Right arm medium
Right arm offbreak
|Sri Lanka vs India Colombo, July 18, 2021
|India vs England at Ahmedabad, March 14, 2021
|9th Feb 2023 Against Australia