Suryakumar Yadav Breaks Shikhar Dhawan’s Report For Most T20I Runs For India In A Calendar Yr

Suryakumar Yadav. PC-BCCI

Suryakumar Yadav throughout his extremely spectacular knock within the first T20I between India and South Africa in Trivandrum on September 28, 2022, went previous Shikhar Dhawan’s document for probably the most T20I runs by an Indian batter in a single calendar 12 months.

Rohit Sharma received the toss and selected to discipline first. He additionally shared that Jasprit Bumrah was lacking within the taking part in XI resulting from a again damage, whereas Hardik Pandya and Bhuvneshwar Kumar have been rested. As an alternative of them, Deepak Chahar, Rishabh Pant, and R Ashwin got here into the aspect.

South Africa, however, got here to India with their full-strength T20 World Cup 2022 squad.

Arshdeep Singh. PC- BCCI
Arshdeep Singh. PC- BCCI

Nevertheless, the Indian bowling duo of Deepak Chahar (2/24) and Arshdeep Singh (3/32) decreased them to 9/5 within the first three overs. Nevertheless, with Keshav Maharaj scoring 41 and 25 from Aiden Markram and 24 from Kagiso Rabada, the Proteas completed on 106/8 in 20 overs.

Suryakumar Yadav Breaks Shikhar Dhawan’s Report Of Most T20I Runs By An Indian In One Calendar Yr Of 689 Runs

India misplaced Rohit Sharma (0) and Virat Kohli (3) early as South African bowlers used the tempo within the pitch and the bounce to their benefit, however then KL Rahul and red-hot Suryakumar Yadav placed on a testing unbeaten stand of 93 runs for the third wicket as India received by 8 wickets on 16.4 overs.

KL Rahul completed on an unbeaten 51 in 56 balls with 2 fours and 4 sixes, whereas Suryakumar, who had began by hitting Anrich Nortje for 2 sixes within the first 4 balls he confronted, made 50* in 33 balls with 3 sixes and 5 fours to his title.

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Shikhar Dhawan[photo: Twitter]

In the end, he broke Shikhar Dhawan’s document of 689 T20I runs in a single calendar 12 months, which got here in 2018. Dhawan had performed 17 innings, hit 6 fifties with the very best rating of 92 at a strike fee of 147.22, and averaged 40.52 with 70 fours and 25 sixes.

Notably, Surya wanted eight extra runs to interrupt Dhawan’s T20I document earlier than the collection in opposition to South Africa. The 32-year-old batter achieved the milestone with a six off South Africa pacer Anrich Nortje throughout an Indian innings on Wednesday.

Suryakumar Yadav

He now has 732 runs in 21 innings in 2022 with 1 century and 5 fifties to his title at a mean of 40.66 and strike fee of 180.29 with 45 sixes and 63 fours to his title.

Listed below are the highest 5 Indian run-getter in a single calendar 12 months in T20Is:

  1. Suryakumar Yadav- 732* runs in 2022 (ongoing)
  2. Shikhar Dhawan- 689 runs in 2018
  3. Virat Kohli- 649 runs in 2016
  4. Rohit Sharma- 590 runs in 2018
  5. Rohit Sharma- 497 runs in 2016 and 2022* (ongoing)

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