‘Had to hold the bat from behind to stop him’
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New Delhi. A very exciting match of IPL 2023 (IPL 2023) was played on May 9 at the Wankhede Stadium in the financial capital Mumbai. In this match, MI team got a big win by six wickets with 21 balls remaining. During the match, the bat of Mumbai’s evergreen batsman Suryakumar Yadav was fierce. Batting at number three for the team, he played an explosive half-century of 83 runs in 35 balls at a strike rate of 237.14. During this, seven fours and six excellent sixes came out of his bat.
During the match, Suryakumar thrashed all the bowlers of RCB fiercely. Former cricketers were also surprised to see his explosive batting. People are appreciating him a lot. Meanwhile, Zaheer Khan has also praised him. He jokingly said during a show that the opposition team would have to hold the bat from behind or hold his feet to stop him.
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The former cricketer said, ‘He will have to catch his bat or leg from behind. The way he bats. It was a tough time, but he has found his rhythm. This is not good news for the bowlers. The way he bats. No placement helps against them. Whenever I see him batting, it seems to me that the bowlers are trying to feed him outside the off-stump. Despite having four fielders on one side, he hits fours. It is very difficult to stop him.
Talking about this match, after losing the toss, batting first, RCB scored 199 runs at the loss of six wickets at the Wankhede Stadium. While chasing the target, Mumbai achieved it easily at the loss of three wickets in 16.3 overs. Where Suryakumar Yadav played an excellent inning of 83 runs for the team. While batting at number four, Nehal Wadhera contributed an unbeaten 52 runs.
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Tags: IPL 2023, Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, Suryakumar Yadav, Zaheer Khan
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 10, 2023, 17:08 IST