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Suryakumar Yadav (Cricketer) Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More


Bio Full NameSuryakumar Ashok Yadav NicknameSKY ProfessionCricketer (Batsman) 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 International DebutTest- Did Not Play ODI- Did Not Play T20- Did Not Play 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. Personal Life Date of Birth14 September 1990 Age (as in 2017)27 Years BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo NationalityIndian HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India 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


Some Lesser Known Facts About Suryakumar Yadav

  1. Does Suryakumar Yadav smoke?: No

  2. Does Suryakumar Yadav drink alcohol?: Not Known

  3. Suryakumar was born into a middle-class family with roots in Uttar Pradesh. 

  1. 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.

  2. His paternal uncle, Vinod Yadav, was his first cricket coach.

  3. He was 10 years old when his family shifted to Mumbai from Varanasi. The same year, he started playing cricket for his school team.

  4. He received his cricket training from Dilip Vengsarkar’s ‘Vengsarkar Cricket Academy’ in Mumbai.

  5. On his debut for Mumbai in the First-Class season against Delhi in 2010, he scored a quick 73 runs off 89.

  6. 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.

  7. 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 TendulkarRohit Sharma, Mahela Jayawardene, and Kieron Pollard.

  8. 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.

  9. He is known for his signature ‘sweep shot’ that he plays against fast bowlers to hit 6s over the deep square leg.

  10. He is an avid animal and bird lover. 

  1. He resigned as the Mumbai Ranji captain because of his attitude issues.

  2. His first car was a Hyundai i20.

  3. He is a huge fan of comedy films and has seen ‘Hera Pheri’ (2000) more than 500 times.

  4. To increase physical and mental energy, he carries out different types of vigorous exercises than easy workouts.

  5. He doesn’t like English songs at all.

  6. If not a cricketer, he would have been a pilot.

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