Suryakumar Yadav (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Biography, Wife, Family, Lifestyle, Hobbies, & More…

Suryakumar Yadav (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Biography, Wife, Family, Lifestyle, Hobbies, & More...

Who is Suryakumar Yadav?

Suryakumar Yadav is an Indian cricketer renowned for his incredible 360-degree batting abilities, earning him the moniker “Mr. 360.” At 33, he’s an indispensable part of India’s middle order in limited-overs cricket. Known for his unorthodox shots like ramps, scoops, and reverse sweeps, Suryakumar Yadav has the rare ability to score all around the wicket. His success story, from domestic cricket struggles to becoming the world’s top-ranked T20I batter, is an inspiration for many upcoming cricketers.


Full NameSuryakumar Ashok Yadav
NicknameSKY, Lalu, Mr. 360
Date of Birth14 September, 1990
Place of BirthMuHathora village of Ghazipur, Uttar Pradeshmbai
Age (as of 2024)33
FatherAshok Kumar Yadav (Chief engineer at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre)
MotherSapna Yadav
SpouseDevisha Shetty
EducationBachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
Alma Mater Atomic Energy Central School, Mumbai; Atomic Energy Junior College, Mumbai; Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Mumbai
Known forScoring the fastest T20I century by an Indian batter (off 45 balls) against Sri Lanka in 2023; Being the second-fastest Indian and fifth overall to score 1000 T20I runs (in just 31 innings); Having the highest career strike rate (180.34) in T20Is among batters with over 1000 runs
ResidenceAnushakti Nagar, Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Hair ColourBlack
Weight75 kg
Eye ColourBlack
Zodiac SignVirgo

Early life

Born in a middle-class family in Uttar Pradesh, Suryakumar Yadav developed a passion for cricket playing gully cricket in Varanasi’s streets. At 10, he moved to Mumbai where his uncle coached him initially before joining cricket camps and academies like Dilip Vengsarkar’s. He played age-group and club cricket honing his unorthodox batting style.


After a decade of consistently performing in domestic cricket, Suryakumar Yadav finally got his India call-up in 2021 at age 30. He quickly established himself as a T20I superstar, becoming the fastest to 1000 runs in the format. In 2022, he was the third-highest scorer at the T20 World Cup and won the ICC’s T20I Cricketer of the Year award. In 2023, he achieved a career-high 900+ rating in T20Is and scored his third T20I century, cementing his status as one of the world’s best T20 batters known for his innovative 360-degree strokeplay.


Suryakumar Yadav completed his schooling from Atomic Energy Central School in Mumbai. He then attended Atomic Energy Junior College for his junior college studies. For his graduation, Suryakumar Yadav enrolled at Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science in Mumbai, where he obtained a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) degree.

Family and Affairs

Suryakumar Yadav was born to Ashok Kumar Yadav and Sapna Yadav in Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh. He has a sister named Dinal. Suryakumar Yadav met his wife Devisha Shetty, a classical dancer, in college in 2012. They got engaged in 2016 and married the same year in Mumbai.


Suryakumar Yadav is 5’11” tall with a muscular athletic build. He has black hair and eyes. He sports several tattoos including his parents’ faces on his right shoulder.


Suryakumar Yadav has achieved several milestones in his career so far. He was the leading run-scorer for Mumbai in the 2011-12 Ranji Trophy. He became the 8th cricketer to score fastest 1000 runs in T20Is (in 31 innings). He has the highest strike rate (180.3) for any batter with over 250 T20I runs. During the 2022 T20 World Cup, he was the 3rd highest run-scorer. He won the ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year awards in 2022 and 2023. He is the 5th cricketer to score 3 or more T20I centuries. In 2023, he became the first Indian to get a 900+ rating in T20Is.

Money Factor

Net WorthRs. 32 crore (as of 2022)
Salary / IncomeRs. 8 crore/year

Trivia & Facts

  • Suryakumar Yadav owns an impressive collection of luxury cars like BMW, Porsche, Mercedes, Range Rover.
  • He is a big fan of Shah Rukh Khan and the movie “Hera Pheri” which he has watched over 500 times.

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