Suryakumar Yadav Birthday Special: Lesser Known Facts To Know About The Indian Cricketer and his IPL Journey.

In March 2021, Surya kumar played his first international match against England (T20I). He didn't bat in the game, though.

He registered his maiden T20I fifty in his first-ever international inning (57). He has racked up 811 runs from 28 T20Is and 340 runs from 13 ODIs at 34.00 so far.

Some unknown facts about SKY.

Surya hit a six off the first ball of his T20I debut for India against England.  He hooked a ferocious bouncer from Jofra Archer to fine leg and sent it flying into the stands at Edgbaston.

Suryakumar started his IPL career in 2012 with the Mumbai Indians, then switched to the Kolkata Knight Riders in 2014. He contributed to their 2014 championship run.

SKY IPL Career:

Then, in 2018, Surya kumar went back to the Mumbai Indians, securing his place in the batting order. In total, he has 2,644 runs in the IPL and 2,036 runs for them.

In the third T20I against England in July, Suryakumar hit his first ever century in international play. He became the fifth Indian hitter to hammer a T20I century with a 55-ball total of 117.

Now he holds the record for the greatest individual T20I score by a player batting at No. 4 or lower from a Full Member country. He surpassed Maxwell, who smashed 113* against India in 2019.

Suryakumar has participated in 27 international matches in 2022, scoring 783 runs at a 34.04 average. His T20I strike rate is 182.31.

In three T20Is versus West Indies earlier this year, Suryakumar averaged 53.50. His astounding strike rate away from home is 181.67. (T20Is in 2022).