India coach Rahul Dravid hailed batter Suryakumar Yadav after he broke a number of data in his match-winning knock in opposition to Zimbabwe within the Males in Blue’s final Group 2 encounter within the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup 2022 in Sunday, November 6, 2022.
India had already certified for the semi-finals after the Netherlands defeated South Africa within the first match of the day in Adelaide and have been later joined by Pakistan within the closing 4 after they beat Bangladesh within the second match.
The Rohit Sharma-led aspect was medical in opposition to Zimbabwe as they scored 186/5 in 20 overs after the captain gained the toss and selected to bat first. KL Rahul made 51 and Virat Kohli made 26, however the previous few overs enhance was supplied by Suryakumar Yadav, who slammed 61* in 25 balls with 6 fours and 4 sixes to his identify.
This additionally meant that he went previous 1,000 runs in T20Is in 2022 and have become solely the second batter after Mohammad Rizwan (1326 runs in 2021) to realize this feat. He additionally went previous 60 sixes in a single calendar 12 months.
“Touchwood. It’s Unimaginable”- Rahul Dravid On Suryakumar Yadav’s Type
The 32-year-old has hammered 225 runs in 5 matches at a median of 75 and a strike fee of 193.97. The batter’s heroics ensured Workforce India topped the factors desk in Group 2, successful their fourth recreation within the Tremendous 12 spherical.
On the post-match convention, Dravid was requested for his ideas on Suryakumar’s consistency.
He stated: “Touchwood. It’s unbelievable. That’s the reason he’s the primary T20 participant on this planet in the meanwhile, due to that consistency within the format. Scoring on the strike fee that he does, it isn’t straightforward to be constant. It’s simply improbable the best way he’s enjoying. I believe he’s very clear in his processes, in his techniques. “He has labored very laborious. One of many issues about Surya is simply the quantity of laborious work that he has put in through the nets – in interested by his recreation, his health.
If I have a look at Surya from a few years in the past, simply to see how he takes care of his physique and the period of time he spends on his health. He’s incomes the rewards for lots of the laborious work that he has put in on and off the sphere. And lengthy could it proceed. He has been completely phenomenal for us and it’s only a pleasure to look at.”
Zimbabwe solely managed 115 runs of their innings as R Ashwin took three wickets whereas Hardik Pandya and Mohammad Shami scalped two every.
India will now face England within the second semi-final on November 10 in Adelaide.
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