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Suryakumar Yadav Biography, Wikipedia, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Suryakumar Ashok Yadav is an Indian International cricketer who plays for India in the ODI and T20I formats. He represents Mumbai in domestic cricket and plays for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. He is a right-handed versatile batsman and an occasional right-arm medium pace and spin bowler.

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Suryakumar Yadav Bio/ Wiki

Full NameSuryakumar Ashok Yadav
NicknameSKY
ProfessionCricketer (Batsman)
Date of Birth14 September 1990
Age (as of 2022)32 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
Wife/SpouseDevisha Shetty (Dance Coach)
SchoolAtomic Energy Central School, Mumbai
College(s)Atomic Energy Junior College, Mumbai
Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Mumbai
Educational QualificationBachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
FamilyFather– Ashok Kumar Yadav (Engineer in BARC)
Mother– Swapna Yadav
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack

Cricket Career

International DebutTest– Did Not Play
ODI– Did Not Play
T20– 14 March 2021 against England at Narendra Modi Stadium
Coach/Mentor(s)Vinod Yadav, Chandrakant Pandit, HS Kamath
Jersey Number#77, 21, 212 (Domestic)
Domestic/State TeamIndia Under-23s, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai, Mumbai Indians
Favourite ShotSweep shot
Records/Achievements (main ones)• In the 2011-12 Ranji season, he scored a blistering double-century against Orissa.
• He scored more than 1000 runs at the Under-22 level in the 2010-11 season and won the MA Chidambaram Trophy.
• He was the leading run-scorer for Mumbai in the 2011-12 Ranji Trophy season with 754 runs.
Career Turning PointPerformance in the 2011-12 Ranji season.

Girls, Family & More

Marital StatusMarried
Affair/GirlfriendDevisha Shetty (Dance Coach)
Wife/SpouseDevisha Shetty (m. 2016-present)

Some Lesser Known Facts About Suryakumar Yadav

  • Suryakumar was born into a middle-class family with roots in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Since his early childhood, he developed an interest in cricket and badminton. But one day, his father asked him to choose between cricket or badminton, so that he didn’t sail on 2 boats. After giving a lot of thought, he chose cricket.
  • His paternal uncle, Vinod Yadav, was his first cricket coach.
  • He was 10 years old when his family shifted to Mumbai from Varanasi. The same year, he started playing cricket for his school team.
  • He received his cricket training from Dilip Vengsarkar’s ‘Vengsarkar Cricket Academy’ in Mumbai.
  • On his debut for Mumbai in the First-Class season against Delhi in 2010, he scored a quick 73 runs off 89.
  • He met his wife Devisha for the first time in 2012 at the R.A. Podar College Of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai. Devisha got impressed by Suryakumar’s batting, while, Suryakumar got flattered by Devisha’s dance.
  • Though he was first signed by ‘Mumbai Indians’ for the 2012 IPL season, he hardly got a chance to play for them, as he was overshadowed by the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma, Mahela Jayawardene, and Kieron Pollard.
  • His fortunes changed in 2015 when he was signed by ‘Kolkata Knight Riders.’ He didn’t let them down as he scored a match-winning 46 runs off 20 balls against Mumbai Indians at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata, and gained instant fame.
  • He is known for his signature ‘sweep shot’ that he plays against fast bowlers to hit 6s over the deep square leg.
  • He is an avid animal and bird lover.
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