New Delhi. Suryakumar Yadav is currently running in excellent form. For the last one year, his bat has been spewing runs. He is the number-1 batsman of T20. They now want to repeat this performance in ODIs as well. The 3-match ODI series between India and New Zealand (IND vs NZ) started from today. Indian team is batting. Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the series due to a back injury. In such a situation, Surya can get a chance to play at number-4. Recently, he started the year 2023 in a brilliant way by scoring a century in T20 against Sri Lanka. ODI World Cup is to be held this year. In such a situation, all the players would like to attract the selectors by performing well.
Talking to Star Sports before the match, Suryakumar Yadav said, I have always liked this format. From this series, I would like to take my performance further. I will try to play according to the conditions. He said that I am happy with the love and hope received from the people. But I cannot forget the struggle I had to go through to reach here. In such a situation, even today I think and try to play in the same way.
still waiting for century
Suryakumar Yadav has scored 3 centuries in T20 International, but everyone is still waiting for his first ODI century. He has so far scored 388 runs in 16 innings of 17 ODIs at an average of 30. 2 fifties and the strike rate is 101. 64 runs is his best score. Talking about his List-A cricket, he has scored 3242 runs in 119 matches at an average of 36. Has hit 3 centuries and 19 half-centuries. His best score is 134 not out.
If we look at Suryakumar’s T20 International record, he has scored 1578 runs in 43 innings of 45 matches at an average of 46. Has hit 3 centuries and 13 half-centuries. 117 runs is his best performance.
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 18, 2023, 14:23 IST