Suryakumar Yadav is known in cricket circles as SKY. Have you ever wondered how Suryakumar Yadav got his nickname? If you answered yes, Yadav has given the answer. In a recent interview, Yadav revealed the meaning behind his nickname SKY. The 32-year old cricketer, who is famous for his outrageous T20 shots, also explained what the term’supla’ means.
In a video released by the Board of Control for Cricket in India, Yadav responded to a number of questions and revealed the origin of the nickname. “It came about in 2014/15, when I played for KKR. Gauti bhai, (Gautam Gambhir), gave this name to Suryakumar Yadav because he thought it was too long.
SKY explained that the supla shot is a term from tennis-ball Cricket, where the ball is hit over the head of the wicketkeeper. This term comes from tennis cricket. When I return home, I see a lot. Supla shot is the ball that you hit behind the wicketkeeper as the ball comes towards your head. The batter said that it was like hitting the ball behind ,”.
Who are Suryakumar Yadav’s closest Team India mates?
Surya, a 32-year old batter, was asked who his three best teammates were in Team India. His answer was unfiltered. Ishan Siraj, Axar patel, and Mohammed Siraj are his three favorite teammates. There are many of them. Everyone is my best friend if you look around. Ishan Kishan, Mohammed Siraj Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, and Mohammed Siraj are my best friends. It’s good to be around ,”, said Sky.
The swashbuckling batsman also chose the biggest pranksters within the team. Ishan is the best of all. Mohammed Siraj and Axar patel .” will follow.