Suryakumar Yadav Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Girlfriend, Family, More

Surya Kumar Yadav, an accomplished Indian international cricketer, represents the Indian cricket team in both ODI and T20I formats. Demonstrating a knack for making batting appear effortless, he notably contributed to the Mumbai Indians’ success from 2018 onward, aiding them in clinching the IPL title twice. His impressive tally of 1700-plus runs at a striking rate of approximately 140 played a significant role in these victories. Yadav’s career took off with a stellar performance, top-scoring for Mumbai with a well-compiled 73 and being the sole player to secure a fifty in Mumbai’s inaugural innings. Since then, he has consistently been a key player, delivering commendable performances in each season. Renowned for his adept ‘Sweep shots,’ he has gained substantial popularity and become a sensation among fans. In this article, you’ll find a comprehensive Surya Kumar Yadav biography.

Suryakumar Yadav Biography

In his Test career, Suryakumar Yadav has hit 1 four and 0 sixes. He was previously associated with the Kolkata Knight Riders. His most recent Test match, played against Australia at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur, India, in February 2023, saw him score 8 runs off 20 balls. However, his debut innings on March 18th was more impactful, as he scored 57 runs and became the fourth Indian batsman to achieve a half-century in a T20 debut match. This remarkable debut solidified his position in the team. Surpassing coaches’ expectations, he became the only player to score a half-century in consecutive games. Playing for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL), he has consistently delivered exceptional performances.

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Personal Information

Real Name Surya Kumar Ashok Yadav
Nickname AKA SKY, Lalu
DOB (Date of Birth) 14 September 1990
Age 34 Years ( 2023)
Birth Place Hathora village of Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Religion Hinduism


School Atomic Energy Central School, Mumbai
College/ University Atomic Energy Junior College, Mumbai Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Mumbai
Education Qualifications Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches  5’ 11”
Meter 1.80 m
Centimeters 180 cm
Weight (approx.) in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black

Cricket (2023)

International Debut ODI- 18 July 2021 against Sri Lanka at Colombo (RPS)
Test- 9 February 2023 against Australia at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium
T20- 14 March 2021 against England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad
Jersey Number #63 (India)

#77 (IPL, Mumbai Indians)

#212 (IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders)

In a few domestic matches, Suryakumar also wore jersey number 21

Domestic/State Team Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)
India RedIndia Blue

Mumbai Cricket Association IX
West Zone

Kolkata Knight Riders (IPL)
Mumbai Indians (IPL)

International Junior Cricket Teams India Under 23

India A

Coaches/Mentors Vinod Yadav

Chandrakant Pandit

HS Kamath

Ashok Aswalkar

Batting Style Right-Hand Bat
Bowling Style Right Arm Medium, Right Arm Offbreak
Favourite Shot Sweep Shot
Records (main ones) In the 2011-12 Ranji Trophy, 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, scoring 754 runs
8th cricketer to score fastest 1000 runs in T20I in 31 innings
Suryakumar has accumulated 1578 runs in 45 T20 International matches at a strike rate of 180.3, the highest for any batter with more than 250 T20I runs
During ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, Yadav became the third-highest run scorer, scoring 239 runs in 6 matches at a strike rate of 189.68
In 2023, during a three-match T20I series between India and Sri Lanka, Yadav slammed 112 runs off 51 balls in the final match of the series, becoming the second Indian batter to register more than 2 centuries in T20Is. He went past KL Rahul, who had registered 2 centuries.
Yadav is the second fastest Indian to score a century, scoring a century off 45 balls
Suryakumar is the fifth cricketer in the world to score three or more centuries in men’s T20Is after Rohit Sharma (4), Glenn Maxwell (3), Colin Munro (3) and Sabawoon Davizi (3)
First cricketer to score 1000 runs in T20 International cricketOn 7 January 2023, Suryakumar Yadav became first Indian cricketer to get 900+ rating in T20 international.
In August 2023, in the 3rd T20I against West Indies, he completed 100 sixes in T20I cricket, becoming the fastest Indian to complete the landmark; he achieved the feat in just 49 innings.
In September 2023, he scored the third-highest half century for India in the 2nd ODI against Australia; he became the sixth Indian batter to do so
Career Turning Point His performance in the 2011-12 Ranji Trophy
Awards ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year (2022)

Widen T20I cricketer of the year male (2022)

Body Measurements – Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches

Family Information

Father Name Ashok Kumar Yadav (chief engineer at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre)
Mother Name Sapna Yadav
Siblings Sister- Dinal Yadav (Visual Merchandising Executive at Estee Lauder India)
Marital Status Married
Engagement Date 29 May 2016
Marriage Date 7 July 2016
Wife Devisha Shetty
Children N/A


Girlfriend Devisha Shetty (classical dancer)


Profession Cricketer (Batsman)
Famous for His 360-degree shots, all around the ground
Net Worth 20 crores – 25 crores


Color Electric Blue, Fluorescent Green, Yellow
Food Biryani
Drink Jigarthanda, Shikanjvi
Actor/Actress Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone
Songs Ram Siya Ram
Movies Om Shanti Om (2007), Bajirao Mastani (2015), Hera Pheri (2000), Golmaal (2006), Dhamaal (2007), Andaz Apna Apna (1994)
Hobbies Gymming, Playing Video Games & Guitar, Golfing, Watching Football, Swimming, Reading
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Surya Kumar Yadav With her Wife Picture
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Surya Kumar Yadav With her Girlfriend Picture


Suryakumar Yadav’s father, Ashok Kumar Yadav, serves as the chief engineer at the Bhabha Atomic Research Center (Mumbai), while his mother, Swapna Yadav, is a homemaker. He has a younger sister named Dinal Yadav. In 2016, Suryakumar Yadav tied the knot with Devisha Shetty, a dance coach.


Born on September 14, 1990, Suryakumar Yadav is currently 34 years old as of 2023.


Suryakumar Yadav attended Atomic Energy Central School in Mumbai for his schooling. Following that, he pursued his education at Atomic Energy Junior College, Mumbai, and later enrolled at Pillai College of Arts, Commerce, and Science, Mumbai, where he successfully completed his B.Com studies.

Height and Weight

Suryakumar Yadav stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches, equivalent to 180 centimeters.

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Suryakumar Yadav initially played club cricket for Parsi Gymkhana Cricket Club, making a notable debut in first-class cricket with an impressive score of 73, being the sole player to achieve a half-century in first innings. Since then, he has consistently held a fixed position in the team. Apart from Parsi Gymkhana, he has also showcased his skills for the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited team and other clubs like Shivaji Park Gymkhana Club and Dadar Union Club in club cricket.

In October 2018, Suryakumar Yadav earned a spot in India’s C team for the 2019 Deodhar Trophy. He became a senior and regular member of the Ranji team. His leadership skills were evident as he captained the cricket team for a brief period in the Ranji Trophy. However, during the 2014–15 Ranji Trophy season, he faced challenges as the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) removed him from captaincy and dropped him from the team in the 2018-19 season.

In his first series against England, Suryakumar Yadav showcased his class, and despite setbacks, he continued to prove himself. He maintained his captaincy role for the team in the 2020–21 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

Even in ODIs, Suryakumar Yadav demonstrated resilience by consistently scoring double-digit figures in every game. In 2021, while playing for Parsi Gymkhana, he made a significant impact by scoring 249 runs in the final match against Payyade Sports Club in the ‘Police Shield’ tournament at the Police Gymkhana ground. With an impressive average of 54 in ODIs and a striking pace of 155 in Twenty20 Internationals, Suryakumar Yadav has made a strong start to his international cricket career.

Indian Premier League

Sporting Kolkata Knight Riders’ attire in the 2017 Indian Premier League, Suryakumar Yadav’s game has proven to be well-suited for shorter formats. Mumbai Indians (MI) recognized his potential, securing an IPL contract for the 2012 season by signing him in 2011 for a modest ₹10 lakh. Unfortunately, his opportunities were limited in that season, featuring in just one match where he was dismissed without scoring, unable to showcase his skills alongside cricket legends like Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit Sharma.

In the 2014 IPL auctions, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) acquired Yadav for ₹70 lakh. His breakthrough moment came in IPL 2015 when he played a pivotal role, smashing a match-winning 20-ball 46 with five sixes against Indians at Eden Gardens. This performance elevated him to the team’s vice-captaincy, and he continued to contribute regularly.

2018 To 2023

In the 2018 IPL auctions, Indians secured Yadav for a significant ₹102 crore (US$13 million), marking his return to the team. Following an impressive stint, he was retained ahead of the 2022 season mega auction for INR 8 Cr. Unfortunately; he was sidelined from IPL 2022 due to a left forearm injury. Despite this setback, Indians included him again in the 2018 season.

Retained for INR 8 Crore in IPL 2023, Suryakumar Yadav further solidified his stature, earning accolades such as being ranked as ICC No.1 T20 batsman and receiving the Men’s Cricketer of the Year 2022 award. His outstanding contributions made him one of the most valuable players in IPL 2023. Following Kieron Pollard’s retirement, Yadav was appointed Vice-Captain of  Indians for IPL 2023, where he currently serves as the key batsman, commanding an annual fee of approximately ₹3.2 crores. Notably, he achieved his maiden IPL century against Gujarat Titans on May 12, 2023.

International career

In February 2021, Suryakumar Yadav received his maiden international call-up to the Indian cricket team, being included in the Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for the series against England. He made his T20I debut on March 14, 2021, showcasing an impactful start by hitting a six on the first ball he faced, a feat never achieved by an Indian in T20 Internationals. He went on to score a half-century in that match, earning recognition as an “X Factor” player by his captain.

Following his impressive T20I performances, Yadav was swiftly called up to India’s One Day International (ODI) squad for the series against England in March 2021. His game-changing displays at No. 3 solidified his role as a key player. In June 2021, he continued his international journey, being named in both the ODI and T20I squads for the series against Sri Lanka. He made his ODI debut on July 18, 2021, against Sri Lanka.

2021 To 2023

Notably, in September 2021, Yadav was part of India’s squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. In June 2022, he featured in the Indian squad for the T20I series against Ireland, and in November 2022, he was added to the Test squad for the series against New Zealand, making his Test debut on February 9, 2023.

Yadav’s T20I achievements in 2022 were remarkable, including becoming the fastest batsman to score 1000 runs and scoring two centuries against England and New Zealand. In January 2023, he set a new record by scoring the second-fastest century by an Indian batsman in T20 Internationals against Sri Lanka. His Test debut, however, saw a unique record as he became the only Indian batsman to register three golden ducks in a three-match ODI series against Australia in March 2023.

Continuing his stellar performances, Yadav was selected for various series, including ODIs against West Indies, where he also served as the vice-captain in T20Is. His standout innings, including an 83-run knock in the third T20I against West Indies showcased his consistency and contributed to a series win. In the ODIs against Australia, he bounced back into form with two consecutive half-centuries.

Net Worth

Suryakumar Yadav is valued at $4 million, equivalent to 32 crores in Indian currency. When considering his overall net worth, it falls within the range of approximately 20 to 25 crores. As a prominent cricketer, Yadav holds a significant position in his franchise squad, and he was acquired at a high price during the 2017 IPL auction. Despite his considerable success in his career, he acknowledges the journey ahead.

Salary Around 23 lakh – 30 lakh per month
Salary In IPL 3.2 crores per annum
Car BMW 5 Series, Tata Fortuner, Skoda Superb, Audi A6 and Range Rover
Total Net Worth 20 crores – 25 crores

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