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Did You Know? Gautam Gambhir Gave Suryakumar Yadav his Nickname SKY



Gautam Gambhir Gave Suryakumar Yadav his Nickname SKY

Did You Know? Gautam Gambhir Gave Suryakumar Yadav his Nickname SKY: Suryakumar Yadav is a late bloomer in the Indian cricketing team and has become a force to reckon with.

Suryakumar Yadav, has become an important part of Mumbai Indians after long service.

He recently revealed how he got his nickname SKY. Suryakumar Yadav was his own initial before his former KKR teammate Gautam Gambhir made him aware of it.

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In 2014, Suryakumar Yadav said that Gambhir started calling him SKY but he did not pay any attention.

Gautam Gambhir coaches the LSG team, and told Suryakumar Yadav that he was, in fact, calling him only.

“I am calling you only. Check your initials,” Yadav quoted Gambhir as saying during his appearance on Gaurav Kapur’s popular YouTube show titled Breakfast with Champions.

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Suryakumar Yadav was associated with KKR from 2014 to 2017 before he made his presence felt in the MI and propelled to fame thanks to his memorable match-winning knocks in subsequent years of the IPL.

Recalling the incident, Suryakumar Yadav, fondly known as SKY, told Kapur: It’s his style.

Virat brings a different level of energy to the ground. That game was so important for both the teams, his sledging was on a whole different level during that match.

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The MI batter further added he was completely focused on himself and whatever may come, he had to win the match for his team without saying anything back to Kohli.