14 September 1990
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Suryakumar Yadav was born on September 14, 1990, in Mumbai. He is a talented Indian cricketer who plays for the Indian national team in One Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). He is known for his outstanding batting skills, especially in T20 cricket, where many consider him one of the best players in the world right now. Surya Kumar Yadav is currently the vice-captain of the Indian T20I team and has represented India in all forms of the game. In the Indian Premier League (IPL), he plays for the Mumbai Indians and also serves as the team's vice-captain. Additionally, he plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket.
Yadav was born and grew up in Mumbai. He got his start in cricket with the guidance of his uncle, Vinod Yadav, and learned the game while playing on the streets of Chembur. When he was just 10 years old, his father noticed his interest in cricket and signed him up for a cricket camp in the BARC colony in Anushakti Nagar. Later, he joined the Elf Vengsarkar Academy, which was run by former international cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar and played cricket at various age levels in Mumbai. He also attended Pillai College of Arts, Commerce, and Science.
In July 2016, Yadav got married to Devisha Shetty. They first met in 2010 at a college event. Shetty is a skilled dancer and a dance coach.
Suryakumar Yadav Career
Suryakumar Yadav is a right-handed batsman from Mumbai. In his Test career, he has played just one match, scoring 8 runs with an average of 8. He hit 1 four but no sixes in Test cricket. His most recent Test match was in February 2023 against Australia, where he scored 8 runs off 20 balls.
In his ODI career, he has played 30 matches and scored 667 runs with an average of 28. Suryakumar Yadav has hit 68 fours and 18 sixes in ODIs. His recent ODI match was in September 2023 at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot, where he made 8 runs off 7 balls.
In T20 cricket, he has played 53 matches and scored 1,841 runs with an average of 46. Suryakumar Yadav has hit 166 fours and 104 sixes in T20s. His most recent T20 match was against West Indies in August 2023, where he contributed 61 runs off 45 balls.
Suryakumar Yadav is currently ranked 1st in the ICC T20 batting rankings with a total of 863 points.