When Suryakumar Yadav steps onto the field at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, February 1, he would be returning to the venue of his T20I debut. After a long wait, SKY made his international debut against England in March 2021 at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. His exploits in his debut series thus came in front of empty stands.
Suryakumar Yadav smashed his third T20I century as India beat Sri Lanka by 91 runs in the third T20I at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot on Saturday, January 7. India batted first after winning the toss and put up a massive 228 for 5 on the board. Suryakumar was unbeaten on 112 off only 51 balls, smacking seven fours and nine sixes.
Team India batter Suryakumar Yadav has shared his first reaction after being named vice-captain of the Indian team for the upcoming T20I series against Sri Lanka. India will be playing three T20Is against Sri Lanka from January 3 to 7. With KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant not part of the T20I squad, it’s Suryakumar who has been elevated to the role of vice-captain for the series.
Suryakumar is in best form and arguably being considered as the finest Twenty20 batter in Team India. Playing Monday against the Western Australia XI he was witnessed smashing astonishing 3 sixes and 3 fours, pocketing 52 runs in 35 balls at the Western Australia Cricket Association Ground in Perth, Australia.
India batter Suryakumar Yadav has asserted that pacer Jasprit Bumrah is absolutely fit and that there are no reasons to worry about him. The Indian fast bowler, who is returning from a back injury that forced him to miss the Asia Cup 2022, was rested for the 1st T20I in Mohali T20I on Tuesday, September 20.
A brand new Team India kit has been launched with an interesting tagline '#HarFanKiJersey' ahead of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup scheduled to be hosted by Australia in October and November. Dedicated to the fans, a related poster features the likes of Rohit Sharma, Harmanpreet Kaur, Hardik Pandya, Shafali Varma, Suryakumar Yadav and Renuka Singh Thakur.
Team India batter Suryakumar Yadav has described batting in the T20 format about how one thinks and prepares before one goes out to bat. Suryakumar was the Player of the Match for his unbeaten 68 off 26 balls in the Asia Cup 2022 match against Hong Kong in Dubai on Wednesday (August 31).
Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris has heaped praise on Indian batter Suryakumar Yadav, describing him as a versatile batter who provides the X factor that some other batters might not have. After a few low scores in recent matches, Suryakumar smashed 76 off only 44 balls in the third T20I against West Indies in St Kitts.