Suryakumar Yadav IPL Career

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IPL Debut Year2012
Batting StyleRight-Handed Batter
Bowling Style-
Current Auction PriceINR 8.0 Cr
Last IPL Season Runs/Wickets605 runs

Indian cricketer Suryakumar Yadav plays in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the Mumbai Indians and represents the Indian cricket team. He was born on September 14, 1990, in Mumbai.

Suryakumar Yadav bats right-handed and is a middle-order hitter. He plays in the ODI and T20I leagues in India. In November 2022, he made history by becoming the second player from India to score two centuries in T20I in a single year. He is now ranked No. 1 in the ICC T20I batsman rankings

Surya's unorthodox batting style is known for covering all of the wagon wheel's shots. He is informally known as Mr.360 of India in today’s era, while the original being AB de Villiers. He has a track record of hitting the ball on the fine-leg side and behind the square. His batting approach has developed into the new norm for how T20 matches are played today

Suryakumar Yadav IPL teams from 2008-24

Surya had his IPL debut in 2011 for MI. He played just one game for Mumbai Indians in 2012 but did not get the opportunity to bat there. He got his breakthrough in KKR under Gautam Gambhir but didn't perform up to that level in the middle order, scoring 684 runs in four seasons and having breached the 50-run mark on just one occasion.

2018 saw him return to the Mumbai Indians, where he made massive strides in both his IPL career and international cricket. He has been an integral part of the team since and has been retained in the 2022 Mega Auction as the fourth retainer.

2024Mumbai Indians
2023Mumbai Indians
2022Mumbai Indians
2021Mumbai Indians
2020Mumbai Indians (Winners)
2019Mumbai Indians (Winners)
2018Mumbai Indians
2017Kolkata Knight Riders
2016Kolkata Knight Riders
2015Kolkata Knight Riders
2014Kolkata Knight Riders
2013Mumbai Indians (Winners)
2012Mumbai Indians
2011Mumbai Indians

Suryakumar Yadav IPL Auction Price

Suryakumar Yadav was purchased by Mumbai Indians for just 10 Lakh rupees in the 2011 IPL mega auction. In the 2014 IPL auction, Suryakumar was sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for a price of INR 70 lakhs. He was released from the franchise ahead of the 2018 mega auction.

Mumbai Indians won the bid at INR 3.20 crore for the local lad in the 2018 auction. He was the fourth-choice player retained by the franchise in the 2022 IPL players's retention list just before another mega auction. Ahead of the 2022 IPL mega auction, Surya was retained for a whopping amount of 8 cr. He has been retained for the same amount for the 2024 IPL season.

20248.0 CrMumbai Indians
20238.0 CrMumbai Indians
20228.0 CrMumbai Indians
20213.20 CrMumbai Indians
20203.20 CrMumbai Indians
20193.20 CrMumbai Indians
20183.20 CrMumbai Indians
201770.0 LKolkata Knight Riders
201670.0 LKolkata Knight Riders
201570.0 LKolkata Knight Riders
201470.0 LKolkata Knight Riders

Suryakumar Yadav IPL runs year-wise

In 124 innings, Suryakumar Yadav scored 3250 runs while playing 139 IPL games. In the IPL, Suryakumar Yadav's highest score is 103. Surya has a strike rate of 143.3 and an average of 23.38. In the IPL, Suryakumar Yadav struck 460 boundaries, including 348 fours and 112 sixes.

SKY has been scoring at a strike rate of 143.32 since his IPL debut. In 2023, he had his greatest IPL season, where he was appointed as the vice-captain of MI along with scoring 605 runs with a strike rate of 181.14 in 16 innings. Suryakumar has achieved 21 fifty-plus scores and a maiden century in the cash-rich league.


Suryakumar Yadav IPL Records

  • Suryakumar Yadav became the first uncapped Indian cricketer to score 500+ runs in an IPL season.

Suryakumar Yadav As Batter

  • Since 2008, Suryakumar Yadav has played in 139 matches in IPL, scoring 3249 runs and 21 half-centuries. He has scored one century in his IPL career.

  • Suryakumar Yadav is MI's third-highest run-getter in IPL

  • Third-best individual score by a MI player in the IPL

  • First IPL century by any player against GT, who had the best bowling attack in their debut season.

  • It is the first IPL century by an MI player since IPL 2014. Cameroon Green went on to score another century later in that season.


Suryakumar Yadav As Captain

  • Suryakumar Yadav has led MI on only one instance in the absence of Rohit Sharma, where MI won against KKR in 2023.


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Q. How many IPL teams has Suryakumar Yadav played for?

A. Suryakumar Yadav has played for 2 teams in the IPL. He began with MI initially and later was picked by KKR in 2014. He played 3 seasons for KKR. In 2018, he was picked by MI and has been an integral part of the team since then.

Q. What is the price of Suryakumar Yadav in IPL 2024?

A. Suryakumar Yadav will get Rs 8 crore to play the 2024 IPL season for the Mumbai Indians.

Q. Who is the vice-captain of MI?

A. Suryakumar Yadav is the vice-captain of MI in the 2024 IPL season.

Q. What is the nickname of Suryakumar Yadav?

A. Suryakumar Yadav is also known as the SKY which is an abbreviation for his name. Interestingly, this nickname was given to him by Gautam Gambhir

Q. Why is Suryakumar named India’s Mr. 360°?

Suryakumar Yadav is named as Mr. 360° for his unorthodox batting style and shots and also his ability to hit the ball in any direction that covers the entire wagon wheel, which AB de Villiers had previously achieved.