26 Interesting Facts About Surya Kumar Yadav
In the T20 World Cup 2022, only one name is discussed, be it the runs scored by him or his amazing shots. When he is batting in the field, the shots rain all around the field; that’s why he is not called Mr. 360-degree Yuhi. We are talking about Indian batsman sky Suryakumar Yadav. Suryakumar Yadav has strengthened his hold on the top spot by maintaining his dominance in the batsmen’s rankings in the T20 World Cup. Along with batting, he is also at the forefront of catching catches. So in today’s article, we will give you detailed information about Surya Kumar Yadav. Do you think you know everything there is to know about Surya Kumar Yadav? Think again! Check out these 26 interesting facts about Surya Kumar Yadav you may have never heard.
FACT#1. Surya Kumar Yadav started his T20 International cricket career in 2021, and in November 2022, he reached the number 1 rank in the t20 ICC cricket batting rankings.
FACT#2. He has been playing for the Mumbai Indians team in IPL for a long time. Suryakumar Yadav played for KKR from 2014 to 2017 and has also been the vice-captain of the KKR team.
FACT#3. Indian team’s star batsman Suryakumar Yadav was born on 14 September 1990 in Mumbai. If we talk about age, then in September 2022, he celebrated his 32nd birthday.
FACT#4. He got the chance to play in the Indian team quite late, but he demonstrated his talent and achieved the first position in the T20 rankings within a year and also told the selectors why he was not given a chance to date.
FACT#5. Suryakumar Yadav’s full name is Suryakumar Ashok Yadav, also known as SKY. In cricket, he is compared with AB de Villiers, called Mr. 360.
FACT#6. Suryakumar Yadav played his first t20 match against England on 14 March 2021. He played his first ODI on 18 July 2021 against Sri Lanka.
FACT#7. Do you know Suryakumar Yadav started his international career with a 6? He hit six runs on the very first ball. He became the first player of the Indian team to do so.
FACT#8. In July 2021, Surya Kumar Yadav scored his first T20 International century against England and became the fifth player of the Indian team to do so. Suryakumar Yadav scored 117 runs in 55 balls in this match.
FACT#9. After scoring this century, Suryakumar Yadav became the second player to score a century at number four.
FACT#10. If we talk about the ICC batting rankings, in October 2022, Suryakumar Yadav reached first place in the T20 International batting rankings.
FACT#11. In October 2022, Surya Kumar Yadav joined the list of players who scored 1000 runs. Suryakumar Yadav became the first player to complete 1000 runs at the fastest pace. He had completed 1000 runs in just 573 balls.
FACT#12. Where is Surya Kumar Yadav’s house? Surya Kumar Yadav’s house is in the Ghazipur district of UP.
FACT#13. IPL 2020 was the best season for Suryakumar Yadav. He scored 480 runs at an average of 40 in 16 matches played by Mumbai Indians in 2020. He also put four fifty in this season. Apart from this, he scored 424 runs in 2019 at an average of 32.61 and 384 runs in 2018 at an average of 36.57. So far, he has scored 2197 runs in 108 matches of IPL at an average of 29.68.
FACT#14. Suryakumar had a love marriage with South Indian girl Devisha in 2016. When Surya was 22 years old and a student in B.Com first year. Then 19-year-old Devisha had just passed 12th and had been admitted to the same college where Surya studied. Devisha’s dance in a program made Surya crazy about her. On the other hand, Devisha liked Suryakumar’s batting very much. After dating each other for five years, both gave a name to this relationship and married on 7 July 2016.
FACT#15. Everyone knows that Suryakumar Yadav used to play badminton before cricket in his childhood. But do you know why he gave more importance to cricket than both sports? Or why did you choose to play cricket? That is because Suryakumar Yadav used to stay outside the house for a long time on the pretext of playing cricket in his childhood. Only this thinking stopped him from becoming a badminton player, and India got such a wonderful batsman.
FACT#16. Suryakumar Yadav’s birth date is 14, and when he made his debut in international cricket for India, the date was also 14. He stepped into Team India on 14 March 2021 through T20 cricket.
FACT#17. The net worth income of Suryakumar Yadav is Rs 30 crores. His one-month earnings range from Rs 75 lakh to Rs 1 crore.
FACT#18. Like MS Dhoni, Suryakumar Yadav is also very fond of cars. Recently he bought Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe. The cost of this new car for this 32-year-old batsman is Rs 2.15 crore. Apart from this, he owns a Land Rover Defender worth Rs 1.22 crore and a Skoda Superb for Rs 39-42 lakh. He also owns a Nissan Jonga and a Porsche 911 Turbo.
FACT#19. Since Suryakumar Yadav follows Dhoni, he is also crazy about bikes like him. BMW S RR 1000 is one of the latest collections in the bike garage of Suryakumar Yadav, between 24 to 27 Lakh.
FACT#20. Suryakumar Yadav is educated in Mumbai only. He graduated in Arts and Commerce from Pillai College.
FACT#21. In T20Is, Suryakumar Yadav is the batsman with the highest strike rate among the current batting line-up of India in the middle order. Currently, his career strike rate is 173.29.
FACT#22. Suryakumar Yadav is the third batsman to score the highest score in T20I for India. He achieved this success while playing an unbeaten inning of 117 runs against England. Only Virat Kohli – 122 runs and Rohit Sharma – 118 runs have scored a bigger score than him.
FACT#23. On 27 October 2022, the fourth fastest half-century by an Indian batsman in T20 World Cup was scored. This record was scored in 25 balls against the Netherlands at Sydney Cricket Ground. In this inning, he hit four sixes and six fours.
FACT#24. Suryakumar started his career with IPL. During that time, he used to get 10 lakh rupees. But due to his excellent performance, his earnings increased manifold. According to information, Suryakumar’s net worth is Rs 32 crore. Surya’s source of income is also a brand ambassador. He owns many brands like Free Hit and Dream 11, Maxima, Sarin Sports, Neiman Shoes, Genoise, and Zebronics.
FACT#25. Surya has more than ten tattoos on his body, has taken a large photo of his parents on his shoulder, and got his wife Devisha’s name tattooed.
FACT#26. Surya was given the name “Sky” by Gautam Gambhir when he was part of the Kolkata Knight Rider team in 2014. Gautam Gambhir used to call him Sky during practice then his name became Sky.