Indian and Mumbai Indians batter Suryakumar Yadav will be named as some of the glorious finds of the Indian Premier League (IPL). To notice, Suryakumar has been nicknamed ‘SKY’ and is usually referred to by that identify by his teammates and followers. The appropriate-handed batter has now revealed how the batter obtained that identify.
Enjoying for MI, Suryakumar made his IPL debut manner again in 2012. Nonetheless, the batter confirmed his true colours whereas enjoying for KKR in 2014. It’s to be famous that former KKR captain Gautam Gambhir was one of many first few individuals to acknowledge his expertise and confirmed religion in him. Maybe it was becoming that the identify ‘SKY’ was given to him by the Indian veteran Gambhir.
Gauti Bhai known as me ‘SKY’ two-three instances from Behind: Suryakumar recollects
Talking on the YouTube present Breakfast with Champions, the right-handed batter revealed how the identify ‘SKY’ was given to him by the previous World Cup-winning participant.
“After I went to KKR in 2014, Gauti Bhai known as me ‘SKY’ two thrice from behind. I didn’t listen. He then mentioned, ‘I’m calling you solely. Have a look at your initials!’ That’s once I realized that sure it’s ‘SKY’, ” Suryakumar mentioned on the present. The Mumbai-born participant additionally shared a narrative about how Sachin Tendulkar made him sit beside him within the MI dressing room. He additionally added that the place has been a set spot for him since then.
“After I went to the MI dressing room for the primary time, there was no room to take a seat. I used to be standing with my equipment bag. Tendulkar used to take a seat beside a Ganesh idol. He requested me to take a seat beside him and since then I’m sitting there solely. If God has informed you to take a seat beside him, then all the time do this,” he added.
Speaking about his numbers in IPL, the right-handed batter has performed 119 matches wherein he has scored a complete of 2541 runs at a mean of 30.25. The 31-year-old has additionally stroked 15 half-centuries within the match, with the very best rating of 82 runs.