IND vs SA: Suryakumar Yadav surpasses Shikhar Dhawan's report of most T20I runs for India in a single calendar yr

Suryakumar Yadav (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

India batter Suryakumar Yadav has added a exceptional feather to his worldwide cap because the flamboyant right-hander surpassed Shikhar Dhawan’s report for many T20I runs in a calendar yr for the Indian cricket workforce. 

Shikhar had amassed 689 runs throughout 2018 at a formidable common of 40.52 and at an unbelievable strike charge of 147.22 throughout 18 matches.

Suryakumar required solely eight runs to interrupt the envious report forward of the primary T20I towards South Africa in Thiruvananthapuram and the 31-year-old batter achieved the report in magnificent type.

He walked in to bat after South Africa’s pace service provider Anrich Nortje eliminated Virat Kohli together with his first supply of the sport within the seventh over. Though not solely in charge of the shot, Suryakumar opened his account with a six over deep third and backed it up with one other most utilizing his wrists to perfection and timing the ball over deep backward sq. leg.

He’s having a dream run in worldwide cricket in the meanwhile as he’s presently the best run-scorer in 2022 within the shortest format.

He has aggregated 926 runs in 31 T20Is at a mean of 37.04, whereas hanging at a blazing charge of 174.71 and has already notched up one century and 7 half-centuries within the shortest format (the stats don’t embody his numbers from India vs South Africa’s first T20I conflict in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday, September 28).

Suryakumar can be identified for his dynamic 360 levels strokeplay and pulls off a big selection of jaw-dropping strokes everytime he steps on the sector to bat.

After a middling season with the bat within the Indian Premier League 2021 the place he might solely rating 317 runs throughout 14 video games, he got here again with a bang in IPL 2022 and racked up 303 runs in simply eight matches at an astounding common of 43.29 and managed a strike charge of 145.67.

He has been included in India’s 15-member squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022 and can play a key position within the match.