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Surya Kumar Yadav

Cricket player Suryakumar 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.

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.

Personal Information

Full name
Suryakumar Ashok Yadav
Born 14 September 1990 (age 32)
Mumbai, Maharashtra,India
Nickname SKY, Surya
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm medium
Role Batter

Domestic Career

He was a veteran and consistent player for the Mumbai Ranji team. He briefly served as the captain of the Mumbai cricket team during the Ranji Trophy. He lost his captaincy during the 2014–15 Ranji Trophy season, and the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) dismissed him from the squad for the 2018–19 campaign. But he was ultimately chosen and named the tournament’s captain for the 2019–20 season by the MCA selection committee. Mumbai’s captain in the 2020–21 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy was Suryakumar Yadav.

He was included on India C’s roster for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy in October 2018. He was once more selected for the India C team for the 2019–20 Deodhar Trophy in October 2019.

First Class Statistics



80 5557 200 44.45 28 14 24 0 0 4/47 102

List A Career



125 3287 134 34.23 19 3 6 0 0 2/20 73

IPL Career and Statistics

For the 2012 season, Mumbai Indians (MI) gave him an IPL contract. He only participated in one game throughout the season, and he was eliminated without scoring. In the 2014 IPL auctions, Kolkata Knight Riders purchased him. He gained notoriety in the IPL 2015 when he defeated MI at Eden Gardens with a game-winning 20 ball 46 runs and five sixes. He played frequently and was named the team’s vice-captain. He was purchased by Mumbai Indians for 3.2 crore (US$400,000) during the 2018 IPL auctions.

He was retained by the Mumbai Indians for INR 8 Cr. before the 2022 season super auction after a standout run with them. He was, however, unable to participate in IPL 2022 because of a left forearm injury.

Yadav was signed by Mumbai Indians for INR 8 Crore for the 2023 IPL. He is one of the most valuable players in the IPL after being named the Mens Cricketer of the Year 2022 and regarded as the ICC No. 1 T20 batsman.

MATCH RUN HS AVG SR 50 100 4s 6s CT
134 3020 83 30.82 141.45 20 0 6 0 64

International career and Statistics

On March 14, 2021, he played his first T20 International for India against England. On March 18, when he had his first opportunity to bat in an international match, he played the fourth game of the series. He struck the first ball he faced for a six, becoming the first Indian to do so in a T20 international, and went on to achieve a half-century. On July 18, 2021, he played his first ODI for India against Sri Lanka. Yadav defeated Sri Lanka on July 21, 2021, and then earned his first ODI fifty.

Suryakumar Yadav made his first T20I century against England in July 2022 at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, when England made 117 off 55 balls. He is only the second player to attain the milestone while batting fourth or below in T20I, and only the fifth Indian player overall. He scored 1000 runs in T20Is faster than any other batsman in history in October 2022, taking just 573 balls to do so against South Africa. He played his first Test match on February 9, 2023, against Australia at Nagpur’s Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium. In a three-match ODI series, he is the only Indian batsman to record three golden ducks. In March 2023, he had this record against Australia.

T20 48 1675 117 46.52 13 3 34
0DI 23 433 64 24.05 2 0 14
TEST 1 8 8 8.00 0 0 0



  1. Ravi

    May 16, 2023 at 2:14 am

    the 360 of India sky

  2. Avii

    May 17, 2023 at 8:03 pm

    The sky is the limit for the players in this IPL! The field is their canvas, and they’re painting it with their extraordinary skills.

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