Suryakumar Yadav is an Indian cricketer who currently represents the national team. Born on 14 September 1990, the Mumbai-based batsman is best known for representing the Mumbai Indians in the IPL.
SKY as he is known to his colleagues and fans, made his debut for India on 14 March 2021 v England in a T20I game. He has represented the national team in ODIs as well.
Apart from the national team, Suryakumar Yadav is a well-known name in the IPL. He has played for the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League over the years. SKY has also won three IPL trophies, two with the Mumbai Indians and one with the Kolkata Knight Riders.
In this article, we will have a look at Suryakumar Yadav’s Salary, Net Worth, Personal Information, Career details, Wife, Controversies, FAQs, etc
Suryakumar Yadav’s Net Worth
Suryakumar Yadav Net Worth: Suryakumar Yadav’s net worth is reported to be around 28 crores in Indian Rupees. The Mumbai-based batsman has earned his net worth through endorsements, his salary during his playing career, his investments, etc.
|Net Worth||INR 28 crores|
|Born||14 September 1990|
|Country of Origin||India|
|Source of Wealth||Professional Cricketer, Sponsorships|
Suryakumar Yadav’s Salary:
The following has been Suryakumar Yadav’s salary in the Indian Premier League over the years:
|2011||Mumbai Indians||10 lakhs|
|2014||Kolkata Knight Riders||70 lakhs|
|2018||Mumbai Indians||3.2 crores|
|Total IPL Salary||23.9 crores|
- It is not known how much SKY has earned playing for his domestic teams and the Indian team.
Suryakumar Yadav’s Endorsements: Here are the companies that endorsed Suryakumar Yadav during a point of time in his career:
- RISE Worldwide
- FREE HIT Fantasy App
- Dream11 Fantasy App
- Sareen Sports (SS) (Bat and Cricket Gear)
- Pintola Peanut Butter
- Maxima Watches
- Neeman’s Footwear, etc.
Suryakumar Yadav’s Car Collection:
The following are the cars that the batsman has had in his garage at a point in time:
- Toyota Fortuner (Rs. 40 lakhs)
- BMW 5 Series 530d M Sport(Rs. 75 lakhs)
- Nissan Jonga (Rs. 8 lakhs)
Suryakumar Yadav’s House: Suryakumar Yadav lives at a home in Chembur, Mumbai. He lives in this home with his parents, his sister, and his wife. The house is located on one of the top floors of an apartment building. It has modern interiors and multiple rooms. Apart from this, we don’t have any other details about his house.
Suryakumar Yadav’s Personal Information
The following is Indian star, Suryakumar Yadav’s info:
|Full Name||Suryakumar Yadav|
|Date of Birth||14 September 1990|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Parents Name||Swapna and Ashok Kumar Yadav|
|Batting Hand||Right Handed|
|Education||Atomic Energy Junior College, R.A. Poddar College|
|Professional debut for the Indian team||14 March 2021 v England (T20I)|
|Marital Status||Married to Devisha Shetty|
|Known for||Professional Cricketer|
Suryakumar Yadav’s Cricket Career
Domestic and IPL Career: Having made his debut for Mumbai (Domestic Team) in 2010, Suryakumar first rose to fame in the 2011/12 domestic season. Owing to this, SKY was selected by the Mumbai Indians in IPL 2012. But he played just one game for MI.
In 2014, Suryakumar Yadav was picked up by the Kolkata Knight Riders. He spent four seasons with the team and even helped them to win the 2014 IPL title. The batsman slowly rose to fame but was eventually removed from the team before the 2018 mega auctions.
Mumbai Indians picked SKY once again in 2018 and he has since become an integral member of the iconic franchise. Suryakumar Yadav helped his side win back-to-back IPL titles in 2019 and 2020. To add to this, he became an even better batsman during this time.
Over the years, Suryakumar Yadav has scored 2644 runs in 123 IPL games. He has scored 16 half-centuries to achieve this feat in the T20 competition.
Indian National Team: Owing to his domestic form, Suryakumar Yadav eventually got his Indian debut against England in March 2021. Following this, SKY made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in July 2021. As of May 2022, the batsman has played 14 T20I games and 7 ODI games for the national team.
Suryakumar Yadav’s Career Records (as of 11th May 2022)
T20I Matches (For India)
- Matches = 14
- Runs scored = 351
- Batting Average = 39.0
- 50s = 4
- 100s = 0
- Highest score = 65
- Catches = 13
One Day International (India)
- Matches = 7
- Runs scored = 267
- Batting Average = 53.4
- 50s = 2
- 100s = 0
- Highest score = 64
- Catches= 6
Indian Premier League (Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders)
- Matches = 123
- Runs scored = 2644
- Batting Average = 30.0
- 50s = 16
- 100s = 0
- Highest score = 82
- Catches= 58
Suryakumar Yadav’s Accomplishments
- Represented the Indian national team
- Multiple bilateral series wins with India
- Won the 2014 IPL with the Kolkata Knight Riders
- Won the 2019,2020 IPL with the Mumbai Indians, etc.
Apart from this Suryakumar Yadav has won multiple other personal and team accolades with his teams in his career
Suryakumar Yadav’s Wife
Devisha Shetty: Suryakumar Yadav married Devisha Shetty on 7th July 2016. They have been together since. Devisha is a dance coach by profession. The duo reportedly met at R.A. Poddar College around 2012 when they were both students.
The couple has been inseparable since and they constantly post pictures with each other on social media. We hope that their love continues to blossom in the coming years.
Suryakumar Yadav’s Controversies
Virat Kohli Meme Tweet: In 2020, Suryakumar liked a Tweet that suggested Virat Kohli to be a “paper captain” in team India whereas Rohit Sharma was the “real captain”. This generated a lot of headlines which led to Suryakumar Yadav eventually unliking the picture.
But many people had already taken screenshots of this and shared it all over social media. Hence this generated a lot of negative heat on the batsman.
Apart from this, there have not been any major controversies surrounding the Mumbai Indians batsman. SKY has mostly been professional on and off the field and we hope that he maintains this going forward as well.
Suryakumar Yadav’s Social Media
The Indian international is active on social media as well. Here are his handles:
His Twitter handle is: @surya_14kumar (1.1m+ followers)
His Instagram handle is: @surya_14kumar (2.6m+ followers)
Suryakumar Yadav generally posts about cricket, his pastime activities, and his friends and family.
Suryakumar Yadav FAQs
Suryakumar Yadav does not have any children at the moment.
Yes, he plays actively for India, the Mumbai Indians, and his domestic teams.
He made his debut on 14 March 2021 against England (T20I Match).
It is reported that he currently lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Suryakumar Yadav’s biggest accomplishment was arguably helping the Mumbai Indians win two Indian Premier League trophies.
Suryakumar Yadav married Devisha Shetty in 2011.
Suryakumar Yadav plays for the Mumbai Indians in the IPL.