8 Facts About Suryakumar Yadav: Rising Star of Indian Cricket

8 Facts About Suryakumar Yadav: Rising Star of Indian Cricket

By Jaano India

1. Ranji debut: In his debut innings for Mum Vs Delhi, Yadav scored a remarkable 73 runs off 89 balls with 15 boundaries!

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2. Ranji season 2011/12: Yadav ended the 2011-12 Ranji Trophy as Mum's leading run-scorer, hammering 754 runs in 9 matches at an average of 68.54.

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3. Best Under-22 cricketer: Yadav was named the best cricketer at the Under-22 level in the 2010-11 season and was honored with MA Chidambaram Trophy.

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4. Most remarkable knock: His maiden double-century against Orissa in the 2011/12 Ranji season featured a blistering strike-rate of 86.20 and an illustrious range of strokes.

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5. Ups and downs: After a breakthrough season, He suffered a slump in form but bounced back in the 2013/14 season as the third leading run-scorer for Mumbai.

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6. Stint with Mumbai Indians: He signed with the Mumbai Indians franchise before IPL 2011, playing his lone match for the side in IPL 2012.

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7. IPL 2014: KKR signed him for INR 70 Lakh in the IPL 2014 auction, where he scored 164 runs in 16 matches with a blistering strike-rate of 140.

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8. Limelight: In IPL 2015, He was promoted up the order to number 4 and played numerous match-winning knocks for KKR.

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