Surya Kumar Yadav Biography: Age, Cricket Debut

Surya Kumar Yadav is one of the most exciting and versatile batters in the world of cricket today.

About: Surya Kumar Yadav

Surya Kumar Yadav

Surya Kumar Yadav is one of the most exciting and versatile batters in the world of cricket today.

 He has made a name for himself with his 360-degree shots, his fearless approach and his consistent performances across formats.

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He is the great player of the Indian T20I team and the team Mumbai in domestic cricket.

He also plays for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League, where he has been a key member of their title-winning campaigns.

 In this blog post, we will take a look at his biography, his career highlights and his achievements.

Surya Kumar Yadav Early and Personal Life

Surya Kumar was born on September 14, 1990, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His parents are from Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh.

 He started playing cricket under the coaching of his uncle, Vinod Kumar Yadav. He learned the game playing on the streets of Chembur.

At the age of 10, his father saw his inclination towards the game and enrolled him in a cricket camp in the BARC colony in Anushakti Nagar.

 Then he went to Elf Vengsarkar Academy, run by former great international cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar, and he played age-group cricket in Mumbai.

He was educated at Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science. In July 2017, Yadav married Devisha Shetty. The couple first met in 2010 at a college program.

Shetty is a trained dancer and serves as a dance coach.

Personal Information: Surya Kumar Yadav

Full NameSuryakumar Ashok Yadav
Nickname(s)SKY, Lalu
ProfessionCricketer (Batsman)
Famous for360-degree shots, all around the ground
Date of Birth14 September 1990
Age(As of 2023)33 Years
Height5’ 11″ (approx. 180 cm)
Weightapprox. 75 kg
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Favourite ShotSweep Shot
Batting StyleRight-Hand Bat
Bowling StyleRight Arm Medium, Right Arm Offbreak
Favourite ShotSweep Shot
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Cricket Career of Surya Kumar Yadav      

International Debut       

ODI18 July 2021 against Sri Lanka at Colombo (RPS)
Test9 February 2023 against Australia at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium
T2014 March 2021 against England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad

Jersey Number: Surya Kumar Yadav

Indian Team63
Mumbai Indians, IPL77
Favourite ShotSweep Shot
Surya Kumar Yadav

Surya Kumar Yadav Records

In 2011-12 Ranji TrophyDouble-century against Orissa
2010-11 Under-22 LevelScored over 1000 runs, won MA Chidambaram Trophy
2011-12 Ranji TrophyLeading run-scorer for Mumbai (754 runs)
Fastest 1000 runs in T20I8th cricketer in 31 innings
T20 World Cup 2022Third-highest run-scorer (239 runs, SR 189.68)
2023 T20I Series vs Sri Lanka112 runs off 51 balls, 2nd Indian with 2 centuries
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