Suryakumar Yadav has credited his wife Devisha Shetty and the MI support staff for giving him the freedom to express himself on the field.

Suryakumar Yadav had an excellent outing in the IPL 2020 as he emerged as the third-highest run-getter for the Mumbai Indians in UAE. He smashed 480 runs in 16 games at an average of 40 and a brilliant strike rate of 145.01.

His batting heroics in the cash-rich league last year also earned him a maiden India call for the five-match T20I series against England last month.

Talking about his cricketing journey in the last few months, Surya has credited his wife Devisha Shetty and the MI support staff for giving him the freedom to express himself on the field.

“SKY” also asserted that in recent times when players are forced to be in a strict bio-bubble environment, it is the support of their family and friends which plays a crucial role in their performance.

Speaking to Sports Today, the 30-year-old said, “Family is the most important part of your life. When they spend time with you, the on-field results don’t matter when you come back to your room.”

“To calm you down and make you stay in present, a partner’s role is very important. During these times, staying with your family and staying with your partner when you come back home is a blessing in disguise,” Suryakumar added.

“The owners, supporting staff, try and keep things simple. They take care of everything off the field so that players are not having any burden,” said the MI stalwart.

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