Suryakumar Yadav

Personal details 

Full NameSuryakumar Ashok Yadav
Date of birth14 September 1990
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Current teamMumbai Indians
PositionMiddle-order batter
Batting styleRight-Hand Bat
Bowling styleRight Arm Medium, Right Arm Offbre
Jersey number63
Started playingApril 6, 2012
Family membersMother: Sapna Yadav
Sister: Sapna Yadav
Wife: Devisha Shetty

Suryakumar Yadav Recent Matches 

MI vs LSG017-May-2024WankhedeT20
MI vs KKR1111-May-2024Eden GardensT20
MI vs SRH102*06-May-2024WankhedeT20
MI vs KKR5603-May-2024WankhedeT20
MI vs LSG1030-Apr-2024LucknowT20

Batting Stats 


Bowling stats



  • Mumbai Indians
  • Indian Board President’s XI
  • India
  • West Zone cricket team

About Suryakumar Yadav 

Suryakumar Yadav, an Indian cricketer born on September 14, 1990, in Mumbai, has established himself as a dynamic batsman in the international and domestic cricket circuits. Known for his stylish and aggressive batting, Yadav made his debut for Mumbai in the 2010-11 season and quickly gained attention with his consistent performances. His ability to play shots all around the ground earned him a spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL), where he has represented teams like Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders.

Yadav’s breakthrough moment came when he switched to Mumbai Indians in 2018, contributing significantly to their title-winning campaign. His impressive performances in the IPL led to his inclusion in the Indian T20I squad in 2020. Suryakumar Yadav made a memorable international debut against England, showcasing his flair and adaptability.

Suryakumar Yadav Career Highlights 

  • Suryakumar Yadav made his first-class debut against Delhi during the 2010-11 Ranji Trophy
  • Suryakumar Yadav made an impressive 73 on his Ranji debut.
  • He was included in India’s Twenty20 International (T20I) team for their series against England in February 2021. It was his first call-up to the Indian cricket squad on an international level.
  • On March 14, 2021, against England, he made his T20I debut for India.
  • On March 18, he participated in the series’ fourth game and got to bat for the first time. He struck the first ball he faced for a six in international cricket, becoming the first Indian to do so in a T20 match, and he went on to achieve a half-century.
  • He made his ODI debut on 18 July 2021, for India against Sri Lanka.

Suryakumar Yadav Awards 

  • Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year


Domestic career 

Suryakumar Yadav’s domestic cricket journey is a testament to his consistent and impactful performances, firmly establishing him as a stalwart in Indian cricket. Hailing from Mumbai, Yadav made his debut in the Ranji Trophy during the 2010-11 season, representing Mumbai. His early displays of skill and temperament with the bat caught the eye of selectors, earning him a spot in the Mumbai Indians squad in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2011.

Yadav’s contributions in domestic cricket continued to grow, and he played a pivotal role in Mumbai’s success in various formats. His ability to play under pressure, coupled with his innovative stroke play, became his hallmark. Yadav’s consistent run-scoring in domestic competitions, including the Ranji Trophy and Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, solidified his reputation as a reliable middle-order batsman.

Notably, he played a crucial role in Mumbai’s triumph in the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season. His performances in the domestic circuit didn’t go unnoticed, and his impressive run-scoring streak eventually led to his recall to the Indian T20I squad in 2020. Suryakumar Yadav’s domestic career serves as a rich tapestry of cricketing accomplishments, reflecting his resilience, skill, and unwavering commitment to the sport.

IPL Career 

Suryakumar Yadav attributes his prowess in T20 cricket to a constant quest for innovative batting techniques. The skilled right-handed batsman, hailing from Mumbai, secured his initial IPL contract with the Mumbai Indians in 2011. After a stint with the Kolkata Knight Riders from 2014, where his improvisational skills gained recognition, he returned to Mumbai Indians. His ability to play crucial cameos down the order proved invaluable during the Knight Riders’ triumphant 2014 season. However, it was upon his return to Mumbai Indians that Yadav truly flourished, notably finishing as the highest run-scorer in the IPL 2018 with an impressive total of 512 runs.


International career 

Suryakumar Yadav’s international career is marked by flair and impact. Making his T20 International debut for India against England in 2021, Yadav immediately showcased his class with a blistering fifty. Known for his ability to play innovative shots and handle pressure, he quickly became a valuable asset in India’s middle order. His performances in T20Is have earned him recognition, providing a glimpse of the promising future that lies ahead for this Mumbai batsman on the international stage.

Test Career 

Suryakumar Yadav has appeared in one Test match thus far in his career and has amassed 8 runs at an average of 8. Throughout his Test career, Suryakumar Yadav has hit one four and zero sixes.He scored eight runs off twenty balls in his most recent Test match, which took place in February 2023 at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur, India, against Australia.

ODI Career 

Suryakumar Yadav has participated in 37 ODI matches so far in his career, averaging 26 runs per game. He has scored 773 runs. In his Odi career, Suryakumar Yadav has hit 19 sixes and 80 fours.At the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, India, in November 2023, he made 18 runs off of 28 balls in one of his most recent ODI games.

T20 International Career 

In his 60 T20 outings so far, Suryakumar Yadav has amassed 2,141 runs at an average of 46. In his T20 career, Suryakumar Yadav has swatted 192 fours and 123 sixes.Suryakumar Yadav scored 100 runs off of 56 balls to help his team’s total in their most recent Twenty20 encounter against South Africa at DP World Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, which took place in December 2023.

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