Suryakumar Yadav
Source: Outlook India

Suryakumar Yadav: Cricket in India is always evolving with due contribution from their new rising talents, and the most versatile and unconventional fresh talent in the recent scenario of international T20 cricket is none other than the impressive Indian batsman Suryakumar Yadav. Surya proclaimed himself as one of the finest talents in the shortest format of the game throughout the primary days of his international career, since his debut in 2021, and was named the world’s No. 1 T20I batter in November 2022. 

Due to his unconventional batting style, full of unorthodox cricketing shots and unconventional technique, he is often referred to as one of the most competent batsmen in the shortest format in the present world. Keeping his playing technique and consistency in mind, he has been often compared to senior cricketer and international legend AB de Villiers and is widely considered the future of Indian T20 cricket for the next 4–5 years. Hence, due to his soaring career, he is called SKY, which is also his initials. 

Surya first appeared in international cricket in the jersey, playing for India in T20s in 2021, and was even praised loudly for his performance in the T20 World Cup of 2022. He was also recognized as the T20I Men’s Cricketer of the Year by the ICC in 2022. SKY has made his mark in the IPL since his debut for the Mumbai Indians and has emerged even more since 2K18. 

SKY holds unique records for the most centuries in international 20-over cricket in a calendar year for India with 2 tons, the 2nd quickest T20I century for India, and the fastest to the 1000-run milestone in international T20 cricket.  

Suryakumar Yadav: Bio

Date of birth14th September 1990
Place of BirthMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Current Team(IPL)Mumbai Indians
Jersey Number63
Preferred HandRight Handed Batsman
Height1.80m(5’11 foot)

Suryakumar Yadav: Net Worth

Being one of the most talked about recent day cricketers, not only in India but also one of the most notable and highly rated cricketers in the T20 format across the world, SKY has a bankable net worth of around $4 million, which is around 32 crores in Indian rupees. 

Suryakumar Yadav: Stats 

Strike Rate40.00102.81175.83136.84
Highest Score86411782

Suryakumar Yadav: Income and Salary

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Source: Hindustan Times

Suryakumar Yadav was recently included in the C-rated list of players by the BCCI but is expecting a promotion soon; however, he now earns around 75 lakhs per month and 1 crore annually. 

He is also paid a hovering amount of Rs 8,00,00,000 by the Mumbai Indians for playing in the IPL. 

His total income would range from 10 crores, or $1.25 million, annually from both IPL and international match fees and endorsements. 

Suryakumar Yadav: Brand Deals

Suryakumar Yadav deals with several brands, including:

  • FreeHit – In February 2021, Suryakumar Yadav was named as a brand ambassador for one of the fastest-growing Indian sports fantasy platforms, FreeHit. 
  • Sareen Sports – Sareen Sports Industries is an Indian manufacturer of cricket bats, primarily situated in Meerut. In 2016, they signed a contract with Suryakumar Yadav. 
  • 100MB – Master Blaster – Dedicated to offering the best of all cricket, the 100MB app brings a bunch under the same nest that highlights celebrity cricket superstars. 
  • Noise – Electronic wearable brand that mainly deals in sound accessories, like earbuds, BT neckbands and other accessories like Smartwatches.Suryakumar was seen endorsing them since November 2020. 
  • Nutrezy – Nutrezy produces protein-rich healthy products based on nutrition. Suryakumar Yadav has been seen promoting the brand on his social media handle.
  • Zebronics – Zebronics is an electronic company that deals in multimedia sound system, IT and gaming peripherals that also contains smartphone and lifestyle accessories.
  • Daniel Wellington – Yadav was seen in a paid agreement with Daniel Wellington’s wide range of watches in July 2021.
  • Sofit India Soya Milk – Plant-based Sofit Soya milk, that is and it is naturally cholesterol-free as well as lactose-free and offers four favourable flavours of the healthy drink. Suryakumar has been seen endorsing the brand since July 2021.
  • Uncle Tony India – Surya is a brand ambassador of Uncle Tony India, a men’s grooming company dealing with skincare products for men.
  • Coin DCX – Out of many apps supporting the recent trend of Bitcoin, Coin DCX is currently India’s largest crypto exchange platform.
  • Dream11 – India’s no.1 online platform, providing a base for Fantasy gaming.
  • Maxima Smartwatches – Indian watch brand Maxima roped in Yadav to promote their X1 and Pro series watches as its brand ambassador in May 2022. 
  • FanCraze – In October 2022, Yadav joined the cricket NFT platform FanCraze as a brand ambassador. 
  • UrbanGabru – Indian men’s grooming brand UrbanGabru produces a variety of products with natural products. 
  • Pintola – In October 2022, Indian superfood brand Pintola roped in Suryakumar Yadav to endorse their supreme quality peanut butter and rice cakes. 
  • Boult Audio – Electronic wearable brand that mainly deals in sound accessories, like earbuds, headphones and many more. 
  • Forma Helmets – As one of the brand ambassadors of the firm, Yadav not only sports the equipment on the ground but also endorses it off the pitch. 
  • Dr Vaidya’s – Indian ayurveda brand Dr Vaidya’s roped in Suryakumar Yadav as its brand ambassador in early 2021. 
  • Neeman’s Footwear – Yadav was roped in as a brand ambassador as he headlines various campaigns for the footwear brand of Indian footwear brand Neeman’s in October 2021.

Suryakumar Yadav: Lifestyle

SKY is often starred in the media platforms for his heroism with the bat on the field. His immense stardom is a reason for his widespread recognition in world cricket. SKY has around 7.3M followers on Instagram and earns approx. 25K dollars from his sponsored post on Instagram. 

Suryakumar Yadav has an absurd range of luxury cars, including the:

  • Range Rover Velar – A straight-engine SUV with a powerful and elegant design car ranging between 85-90 Lakhs.
  • Audi A6 – A straight-engine 5-seater Sedan, with innovative technologies, progressive design and exceptionally sporting calibre, ranging between 55-60 lakhs.
  • Mercedes Benz GLE Coupe – It is a powerful and streaky SUV fit for tough Indian roads, that costs around 2.15 crores. 
  • MINI Cooper S – A trailblazing streaky sportscar that ranges up to 40 lakhs. 

He owns a luxury designer house in Mumbai (worth 75 lakhs). He was married to his wife, Devisha Shetty, in 2016. 

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