Happy Birthday Suryakumar Yadav: 5 interesting facts about Mr. 360
Man in form Suryakumar Yadav turned 32 today. Wishes have been poring in from all corners of the world and the second best T20I batter will be representing India next in India vs Australia T20 series which begins from September 20, 2022.
The Indian cricketer is on the top notch of his game and is the only Indian in the ICC T20 batters list. Suryakumar Yadav is on the second spot after Pakistan skipper Babar Azam. SKY is a right-handed high-order batsman born in Uttar Pradesh on September 14, 1990.
He’s owned by Mumbai Indian in the Indian Premiere League and comes to plat at no. 3. And on the occasion of SKY’s 32nd birthday, we bring to you some of his unknown interesting facts.
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- The first ball played by Suryakumar Yadav for the Men in Blue, was hit directly over the boundary and SKY became the first Indian to do so in the Twenty 20 International cricket. Currently, he has also got the fourth-highest career strike rate in the T20 format.
- Did you know that Suryakumar Yadav scored a half-century in his international debut match against England. And later in July 2021 SKY played his first One Day Internationals against Sri Lanka and went to score his maiden ODI fifty too.
- Suryakumar Yadav looks up to Gautam Gambhir and MS Dhoni when it comes to calmness. Once while talking about the same, he said that these cricketers are inspiration to him as they even maintained calm during tough conditions and won the matches.
- Not many know that before Mumbai Indian, SKY played for SRK’s Kolkata Knight Riders where he was bought for 70 lakhs. But later he returned back to MI and was even promoted to no.3 than playing at four and he didn’t disappoint his teammates.
- With his attacking cricket and cool mindset, Suryakumar Yadav has secured his places as the future vice-captain of Indian Cricket Team.
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