Suryakumar Yadav

Suryakumar Yadav - India Cricketer
Suryakumar Yadav
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ICC Cricket World Cup
September 14, 1990

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Suryakumar Yadav Profile

Suryakumar Yadav, often referred to as “SKY” by fans, has emerged as one of India’s most promising cricket talents. Born on September 14, 1990, in Mumbai, he has carved a niche for himself with his aggressive and innovative batting style.

Starting his IPL journey with Kolkata Knight Riders, Suryakumar later became a linchpin for Mumbai Indians, consistently delivering match-winning performances. His impeccable form in domestic cricket and the IPL earned him a well-deserved spot in the Indian T20I squad in 2021. Making a mark in his debut series against England, he showcased his prowess on the international stage.

With a blend of traditional and unconventional shots, Suryakumar’s versatility is a testament to his adaptability and cricketing acumen. As he continues to rise, the cricketing world eagerly awaits his next masterclass.

Suryakumar Yadav Stats

Suryakumar Yadav Batting Career Summary

Format Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Test 1 1 0 8 8 8 20 40 0 0 1 0 0 0
ODI 26 24 3 511 64 24.33 504 101.38 0 2 53 11 15 0
T20I 53 50 10 1841 117 46.02 1066 172.7 3 15 166 104 37 0
FC 82 137 8 5628 200 43.62 8829 63.74 14 29 801 56 106 0
List A 128 115 16 3365 134* 33.98 3243 103.76 3 19 331 98 74 0
T20 263 240 51 6669 117 35.28 4400 151.56 4 44 671 275 133 0

Suryakumar Yadav Bowling Career Summary

Format Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Test 1
ODI 26
T20I 53
FC 82 50 1154 550 24 4/47 4/47 22.91 2.85 48 1 0 0
List A 128 17 430 378 6 2/20 2/20 63 5.27 71.6 0 0 0
T20 263 10 132 140 6 2/11 2/11 23.33 6.36 22 0 0 0

Suryakumar Yadav Recent Matches

Match Bat Date Ground Format
India vs West Indies 61 13-Aug-2023 Lauderhill T20I # 2194
India vs West Indies 12-Aug-2023 Lauderhill T20I # 2193
India vs West Indies 83 08-Aug-2023 Providence T20I # 2192
India vs West Indies 1 06-Aug-2023 Providence T20I # 2191
India vs West Indies 21 03-Aug-2023 Tarouba T20I # 2188

Debut of Suryakumar Yadav

Format Match Details Date Ground
Test India vs Australia 09-Feb-2023 Nagpur
ODI Sri Lanka vs India 18-Jul-2021 Colombo (RPS)
T20I India vs England 14-Mar-2021 Ahmedabad
FC Mumbai vs Delhi 15-Dec-2010 Delhi
List A Mumbai vs Gujarat 11-Feb-2010 Ahmedabad
T20 Mumbai vs Hyderabad 13-Mar-2010 Indore

World Cup Performances – Early Days

  • As of the last update, Suryakumar Yadav hasn’t represented India in the ICC ODI World Cup. However, he has been a part of T20 World Cup squads and has shown promise in the shorter format of the game.

Notable Achievements

  • Rapid Rise in International Cricket: Rishabh Pant made his Test debut for India in 2017 and quickly established himself as a key player. He became the first Indian wicketkeeper to score a Test century in England and Australia.
  • IPL Stardom: Pant has been a standout performer in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Playing for Delhi Capitals, he has consistently been among the top run-scorers in the tournament. His aggressive style of play and ability to finish matches has earned him accolades.
  • Record-breaking Innings: In January 2019, Pant scored the fastest T20 century by an Indian, reaching the landmark in just 32 balls in a domestic T20 game.
  • Consistent Performer in Test Cricket: Pant is among the few Indian wicketkeepers to have Test centuries in both England and Australia. His fearless approach, even in challenging overseas conditions, has been a highlight of his young career.
  • Revolutionizing the Wicketkeeper-batsman Role: Pant’s aggressive batting style, especially in the Test format, has redefined the role of a wicketkeeper-batsman for India. His ability to take on the bowlers and score quickly has provided India with an added advantage, especially in the middle order.
  • Key Player in India’s Test Series Win in Australia (2020-2021): Pant played a pivotal role in India’s historic Test series win down under. His unbeaten 89 in the fourth Test at the Gabba, Brisbane, helped India chase down a challenging total and win the series.
  • Fitness and Agility: Apart from his batting prowess, Pant has worked extensively on his wicketkeeping skills and fitness. His agility behind the stumps and improved glove work has been noticeable, especially in the longer format of the game.

Style of Play

Suryakumar is known for his aggressive and flamboyant style of batting. He possesses a wide range of shots and is particularly known for his innovative stroke play, including the inside-out shots over covers and the scoop over the wicketkeeper.

International Career

  • Suryakumar made his international debut for India in the T20 format in March 2021 against England. He announced his arrival on the international scene by scoring a half-century in his debut match.
  • He has since been a regular feature in India’s T20 squad and has delivered consistent performances.

IPL and Domestic Cricket Performances

  • In the IPL, Suryakumar represents the Mumbai Indians and has been one of their mainstays in the middle order. His consistent performances in the IPL over the years have been instrumental in earning him a spot in the national team.
  • In domestic cricket, he has represented Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy and has been one of their top performers with the bat.

Future Prospects

Given his consistent performances in the IPL and his promising start in international cricket, Suryakumar Yadav is poised to be a crucial player for India in the T20 format. If he continues his good form, he might also earn a spot in the ODI and Test teams.


  • Suryakumar Yadav is often referred to as “SKY” by fans and teammates.
  • He started his IPL career with the Kolkata Knight Riders before moving to the Mumbai Indians.
  • Known for his calm and composed demeanor, Suryakumar’s ability to play spinners and fast bowlers with equal ease sets him apart.
  •  20,000 international runs in a single decade.

FAQs of Suryakumar Yadav

Q1. When did Suryakumar Yadav make his international debut for India?

A: Suryakumar Yadav made his T20I debut for India against England on March 14, 2021.

Q2. Which IPL teams has Suryakumar Yadav played for?

A: Suryakumar Yadav started his IPL career with Kolkata Knight Riders and later became a key player for Mumbai Indians, delivering consistent performances.

Q3. What is notable about Suryakumar Yadav’s batting style?

A: Suryakumar Yadav is known for his aggressive and flamboyant batting, showcasing a wide range of innovative shots, making him a versatile player in both domestic and international cricket.