Suryakumar Yadav became the No.1 T20I batter after a superb performance in the super 12 stages of the T20 World Cup, where he smashed three fifties in five innings.
In world cup 2022,Suryakumar scored 239 runs in 6 matches at an average of 59.75. He made a big difference with his strike-rate and struck at 189.68. Suryakumar scored 3 half-centuries in the tournament. Two of the came in winning cause. His best knock probably came against Zimbabwe, where he remained unbeaten on 61 off just 25 balls. He batted with a strike rate of 244.00 and smashed 4 sixes.
The 32-year-old will aim to fix his spot in the ODI team and make it to the 2023 World Cup squad.
T20 World Cup 2022, Suryakumar Yadav became only the 2nd cricketer after Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan to score 1000 runs in a calendar year. The Indian batter achieved the defeat with a 23-ball fifty against Zimbabwe in Melbourne.
Suryakumar Yadav has been part of Team India for less than 2 years but he has already taken up the lead role in the middle order and is the most reliable finisher for the Indian team at the moment. The right-handed batsman’s IPL experience has helped him settle in international cricket pretty quickly and even Virat Kohli is happy to play the second-fiddle when he is batting with SKY.
He got every shot in his book. Meanwhile, former South African skipper AB de Villiers, who is known as Mr. 360, has also acknowledged Surya’s batting prowess. ABD took to Twitter and wrote. “You’re very quickly getting there dude, and even more! well played today.”