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Who started calling Surya Kumar Yadav as SKY?

Mumbai Indians star batter, Surya Kumar Yadav revealed the person behind SKY. Surya Kumar Yadav is famously called SKY.

Surya Kumar Yadav

Mumbai Indians star batter, Surya Kumar Yadav revealed the name of the person who started calling him SKY. Surya Kumar Yadav is famously called SKY (first letters of his name).


During Break Fast with Champions, SKY recollected an incident dated back to his KKR days. In 2014, during KKR net session Gauti was the first person who started calling me SKY..

“It was during the nets, Gauti bhai began calling me SKY, SKY, for which I did not respond.” recollected SKY.

“When I did not respond, He came up to me and said, ‘Bro, I’m calling you only’. ” added Surya. “Gauti helped me understand, “Look at your initials”, that is when I actually understood.”

Surya praised Gauti and give him credit for giving him a platform to prove his talent. In 2014, Surya moved to KKR from MI and featured in the playing XI. After successful seasons with KKR, Surya was purchased by MI during the auction in 2018.

Talking about his experience of playing Under Rohit Sharma. “Rohit don’t like calling him Rohit Bhai. He likes to be called Rohit.” “When I made my domestic debut in 2010-11 he was batting with me” said Surya. Surya further said “Since then his attitude, motivating players everything remained same”.

About bonding with Mumbai Indians players, Surya lauded the company of Ishan Kishan. “Ishan is someone you want to be around with, either win or lose, if we lose then definitely you have to be around with him.”

Currently, Mumbai Indians are at bottom of the table after losing all the 6 matches they have played. Surya was retained by Mumbai Indians before the mega auction. After missing the first two matches of the season due to injury. SKY is the highest run-getter for Mumbai Indians thus far in this season. Surya has scored 200 runs in 4 outings. SKY has also hit 12 sixers which are the maximum by Mumbai batter this season.

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